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    The Gulag Archipelago

    Unabridged

    23 hours 29 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The audiobook edition of The Gulag Archipelago by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, read by the author's son, Ignat Solzhenitsyn.With a new foreword written and read by Jordan B. Peterson, and an exclusive Q&A between Jordan B. Peterson and Ignat Solzhenitsyn.The officially approved abridgement of The Gulag Archipelago Volumes I, II & III.A vast canvas of camps, prisons, tra... ... Read more

    $30.29 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Spy and the Traitor

    The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

    by Ben MacIntyre ...
    Narrated by Ben MacIntyre ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 33 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.*The No.1 Sunday Times Bestseller**Shortlisted for the 2018 Baillie Gifford Prize**Bill Gates' Top 5 Books for 2020*'THE BEST TRUE SPY STORY I HAVE EVER READ' JOHN LE CARRÉA thrilling Cold War story about a KGB double agent, by one of Britain's greatest historians - now with a new afterwordOn a warm July evening in 1985, a mid... ... Read more

    $30.29 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Red Notice

    A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for Justice

    by Bill Browder ...
    Narrated by Adam Grupper ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 7 min

    November 2009. An emaciated young lawyer, Sergei Magnitsky, is led to a freezing isolation cell in a Moscow prison, handcuffed to a bed rail, and beaten to death by eight police officers. His crime? To testify against the Russian Interior Ministry officials who were involved in a conspiracy to steal $230 million of taxes paid to the state by one of the world's most successful hedge funds. ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Vietnam: An Epic History of a Divisive War 1945-1975

    by Max Hastings ...
    Narrated by Max Hastings, Peter Noble ...

    Unabridged

    33 hours 33 min

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER ‘His masterpiece’ Antony Beevor, Spectator ‘A masterful performance’ Sunday Times ‘By far the best book on the Vietnam War’ Gerald Degroot, The Times, Book of the YearVietnam became the Western world’s most divisive modern conflict, precipitating a battlefield humiliation for France in 1954, then a vastly greater one for the United States in 1975. Max Hastings has spent ... Read more

    $66.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Caste

    The International Bestseller

    Narrated by Robin Miles ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 26 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.'The hierarchy of caste is not about feelings or morality. It is about power - which groups have it and which do not'Beyond race or class, our lives are defined by a powerful, unspoken system of divisions. In Caste, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson gives an astounding portrait of this hidden phenomenon. Linking America, India and Nazi Germany, Wilkerson ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Our Oriental Heritage

    A History of Civilization in Egypt and the Near East to the Death of Alexander, and in India, China, and Japan from the Beginning to Our Own Day, with

    by Will Durant ...
    Narrated by Robin Field ...
    series The Story of Civilization #1

    Unabridged

    50 hours 17 min

    The first volume of Will Durant's Pulitzer Prize–winning series, Our Oriental Heritage: The Story of Civilization, Volume I chronicles the early history of Egypt, the Middle East, and Asia. In this masterful work, readers will encounter:Sumeria, birthplace of the first cities and written lawsthe Egyptians, who perfected monumental architecture, medicine, and mummification more than 3,500 years ... Read more

    $44.85 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Resurrection of the Romanovs

    by Greg King ...
    Narrated by Peter Kenny ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 40 min

    The passage of more than ninety years and the publication of hundreds of books in dozens of languages has not extinguished an enduring interest in the mysteries surrounding the 1918 execution of the last Russian Tsar Nicholas II and his family. The Resurrection of the Romanovs draws on a wealth of new information from previously unpublished materials and unexplored sources to probe the most ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Romanovs

    1613-1918

    Unabridged

    28 hours 46 min

    The Romanovs were the most successful dynasty of modern times, ruling a sixth of the world's surface. How did one family turn a war-ruined principality into the world's greatest empire? And how did they lose it all?This is the intimate story of twenty tsars and tsarinas, some touched by genius, some by madness, but all inspired by holy autocracy and imperial ambition. Montefiore's gripping ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Jakarta Method

    Washington's Anticommunist Crusade and the Mass Murder Program that Shaped Our World

    Narrated by Tim Paige ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 58 min

    NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2020 BY NPR, THE FINANCIAL TIMES, AND GQThe hidden story of the wanton slaughter -- in Indonesia, Latin America, and around the world -- backed by the United States.In 1965, the U.S. government helped the Indonesian military kill approximately one million innocent civilians. This was one of the most important turning points of the twentieth century, eliminating the ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Gulag

    A History

    Narrated by Laural Merlington ...

    Unabridged

    27 hours 42 min

    The Gulag-a vast array of Soviet concentration camps that held millions of political and criminal prisoners-was a system of repression and punishment that terrorized the entire society, embodying the worst tendencies of Soviet communism. In this magisterial and acclaimed history, Anne Applebaum offers the first fully documented portrait of the Gulag, from its origins in the Russian Revolution, ... Read more

    $26.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    First They Killed My Father

    A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers

    by Loung Ung ...
    Narrated by Tavia Gilbert ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 39 min

    One of seven children of a high-ranking government official, Loung Ung lived a privileged life in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh until the age of five. Then, in April 1975, Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge army stormed into the city, forcing Ung's family to flee and, eventually, to disperse. Loung was trained as a child soldier in a work camp for orphans, her siblings were sent to labor camps, and those ... Read more

    $26.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

    Narrated by Mark Deakins ...

    Unabridged

    23 hours 52 min

    The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and The Romanovs returns with another masterpiece of narrative biography, the extraordinary story of an obscure young German princess who traveled to Russia at fourteen and rose to become one of the most remarkable, powerful, and captivating women in history.Born into a minor noble family, Catherine transformed herself ... Read more

    $44.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Stalin's Englishman: The Lives of Guy Burgess

    The Lives of Guy Burgess

    by Andrew Lownie ...
    Narrated by Simon Shepherd ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 24 min

    Guy Burgess was the most important, complex and fascinating of 'The Cambridge Spies' - Maclean, Philby, Blunt - all brilliant young men recruited in the 1930s to betray their country to the Soviet Union. An engaging and charming companion to many, an unappealing, utterly ruthless manipulator to others, Burgess rose through academia, the BBC, the Foreign Office, MI5 and MI6, gaining access to ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Fire Road

    The Napalm Girl’s Journey through the Horrors of War to Faith, Forgiveness, and Peace

    Narrated by Emily Woo Zeller ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 40 min

    Get out! Run! We must leave this place! They are going to destroy this whole place! Go, children, run first! Go now! These were the final shouts nine year-old Kim Phuc heard before her world dissolved into flames-before napalm bombs fell from the sky, burning away her clothing and searing deep into her skin. It's a moment forever captured, an iconic image that has come to define the horror and ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Istanbul

    A Tale of Three Cities

    Narrated by Bettany Hughes ...

    Unabridged

    24 hours 35 min

    Istanbul has always been a place where stories and histories collide and crackle, where the idea is as potent as the historical fact. From the Qu'ran to Shakespeare, this city with three names - Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul - resonates as an idea and a place, and overspills its boundaries - real and imagined. Standing as the gateway between the East and West, it has served as the capital of ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The House of Government

    A Saga of the Russian Revolution

    Narrated by Stefan Rudnicki ...

    Unabridged

    45 hours 10 min

    On the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, the epic story of an enormous apartment building where Communist true believers lived before their destructionThe House of Government is unlike any other book about the Russian Revolution and the Soviet experiment. Written in the tradition of Tolstoy’s War and Peace, Grossman’s Life and Fate, and Solzhenitsyn’s The Gulag Archipelago, Yuri ... Read more

    $44.85 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    China

    An Epic Novel

    Unabridged

    35 hours 10 min

    **'**The unparallelled master of the historical saga returns, this time, with an eye on China. Beginning with the First Opium War in 1839 and continuing through the present day, Rutherfurd tells a sweeping tale that brings to life a nation's history, traditions and the people who lived through it as if by magic' NewsweekThe internationally bestselling author portrays the great clash of East and ... Read more

    $55.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Forgotten Ally

    China’s World War II, 1937–1945

    by Rana Mitter ...
    Narrated by Simon Vance ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 26 min

    Theepic, untold story of China’s devastating eight-year war of resistance againstJapanFor decades a major piece of World War IIhistory has gone virtually unwritten. The war began in China two full yearsbefore Hitler invaded Poland, and China eventually became the fourth greatally, partner to the United States, the Soviet Union, and Great Britain. Yetits drama of invasion, resistance, slaughter, ... Read more

    $34.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    China in Ten Words

    by Yu Hua ...
    Narrated by Don Hagen ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 47 min

    From one of China's most acclaimed writers, his first work of nonfiction to appear in English: a unique, intimate look at the Chinese experience over the last several decades, told through personal stories and astute analysis that sharply illuminate the country's meteoric economic and social transformation. Framed by ten phrases common in the Chinese vernacular-“people,” “leader,” “reading,” ... Read more

    $44.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Putin Interviews

    Oliver Stone Interviews Vladimir Putin

    by Oliver Stone ...
    Narrated by Pete Cross ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 45 min

    WITH SUBSTANTIAL MATERIAL NOT INCLUDED IN THE DOCUMENTARY Academy Award winner Oliver Stone was able to secure what journalists, news organizations, and even other world leaders have long coveted: extended, unprecedented access to Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Putin Interviews are culled from more than a dozen interviews with Putin over a two-year span-never before has the Russian leader ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Bright Shining Lie

    John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam

    by Neil Sheehan ...
    Narrated by Robertson Dean ...

    Unabridged

    35 hours 47 min

    One of the most acclaimed books of our time—the definitive Vietnam War exposé and the winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.When he came to Vietnam in 1962, Lieutenant Colonel John Paul Vann was the one clear-sighted participant in an enterprise riddled with arrogance and self-deception, a charismatic soldier who put his life and career on the line in an attempt to convince his ... Read more

    $56.16 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Red Flags

    Why Xi’s China Is in Jeopardy

    by George Magnus ...
    Narrated by Derek Perkins ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours

    Will China rule the world or will its dream turn into a nightmare? George Magnus, the trusted economic commentator on China, provides a penetrating account of the threats to China’s continued rise.Over the past four decades, China’s remarkable transformation has garnered admiration but also sparked concern. Magnus draws on his intimate knowledge of this dynamic nation to uncover the origins of its ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    On a Knife’s Edge

    The Ukraine, November 1942-March 1943

    by Prit Buttar ...
    Narrated by Roger Clark ...

    Unabridged

    22 hours 7 min

    The battle of Stalingrad was the turning point of World War II. The German capture of the city, their encirclement by Soviet forces shortly afterwards, and the hard-fought but futile attempts to relieve them, saw bitter attritional fighting and extremes of human misery inflicted on both sides. The surrender of General Friedrich von Paulus's army left Germany's eastern armies severely weakened, but ... Read more

    $44.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Empireland

    An Apple Best Audiobook of 2021

    Narrated by Homer Todiwala ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 16 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.An Apple Best Audiobook of 2021LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE 2021A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'This remarkable book shines the brightest of lights into some of the darkest and most misunderstood corners of our shared history' James O'Brien_____________________________________________________In his brilliantly illuminating new bo... ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial