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    Mouth Full of Blood

    Essays, Speeches, Meditations

    by Toni Morrison ...
    Narrated by Bahni Turpin ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 2 min

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Mouth Full of Blood by Toni Morrison, read by Bahni Turpin.A vital new non-fiction collection from one of the most celebrated and revered writers of our time‘Word-work is sublime, she thinks, because it is generative; it makes meaning that secures our difference, our human difference—the way in which we are like no other life.We die. That may be the ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

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    Minor Notes, Volume 2

    Unabridged

    4 hours

    The second volume in an anthology series that amplifies the voices of unsung Black poets to paint a more robust picture of our national past, and of the Black literary imaginationA Penguin ClassicJoshua Bennett and Jesse McCarthy repeatedly found themselves struck by the number of exciting poets they came across in long-out-of-print collections and forgotten journals whose work has been neglected ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Donald Writes No More

    by Eddie Stone ...
    Narrated by Leon Nixon ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours

    For the fiftieth anniversary of his murder, this gritty, engrossing, definitive biography of the legendary Black writer Donald Goines-the Godfather of Urban Street Lit and "one of hip hop's greatest inspirations" (The Source Magazine)-is back. Addict, thief, pimp, pusher, player-and most notably, groundbreaking writer. Donald Goines was all of these. As a kid, Donald Goines was the product of a ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    the half-drowned

    Narrated by Trynne Delaney ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 17 min

    the half-drowned is a vision of a future at the end of the world where what survives is the shapeshifting love of family both given and chosen. Drawing on the Afro-diasporic ancestral knowledge of water and the urgency of desire, Delaney builds a glittering, speculative world where community holds through grief, where we must choose to fend for ourselves while also caring for others. the half ... Read more

    $25.00 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Lenny Henry's What's So Great About...?

    And 4 other BBC documentaries

    by Lenny Henry ...
    Narrated by Lenny Henry ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 50 min

    A collection of BBC radio shows presented by comedian and actor Lenny Henry.Stand-up comedian, actor, writer, singer, TV presenter: Lenny Henry is a multi-talented Renaissance man with a wide range of interests. But there are a few things (and people) he just doesn't get, despite their iconic status - and in ***What's So Great About...?***, he explores them to find out what makes them so appealing ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Invisible Man

    Narrated by Tim Wheeler ...
    Series series Cliffs Notes

    Unabridged

    4 hours 20 min

    The CliffsNotes study guide on Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to better understand the work. This study guide was ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD

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    The Black Romantic Revolution

    Abolitionist Poets at the End of Slavery

    by Matt Sandler ...
    Narrated by Bill Andrew Quinn ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 29 min

    The prophetic poetry of slavery and its abolition During the pitched battle over slavery in the United States, Black writers-enslaved and free-allied themselves with the cause of abolition and used their art to advocate for emancipation and to envision the end of slavery as a world-historical moment of possibility. These Black writers borrowed from the European tradition of Romanticism-lyric ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    The Black Box

    Writing the Race

    Narrated by Dominic Hoffman ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 7 min

    **Brought to you by Penguin.A foundational reckoning with how Black Americans have used the written word to define and redefine themselves over the course of the country's history.**Distilled over many years from Henry Louis Gates Jr's legendary Harvard course in African American Studies, The Black Box: Writing the Race is the story of Black self-definition in America through the prism of the ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

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    Radical Vision

    A Biography of Lorraine Hansberry

    Narrated by Lisa Reneé Pitts ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 36 min

    In this first scholarly biography of Lorraine Hansberry (1930-1965), the author of A Raisin in the Sun, theater professor Soyica Diggs Colbert considers the playwright's life at the intersection of art and politics, with the theater operating as a "rehearsal room for [her] political and intellectual work." Colbert argues that the success of Raisin overshadows Hansberry's other contributions, ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Minor Notes, Volume 1

    Unabridged

    3 hours 36 min

    **The first volume in an anthology series that amplifies the voices of unsung Black poets to paint a more robust picture of our national past, and of the Black literary imagination, with a foreword by Tracy K. SmithA Penguin Classic**Joshua Bennett and Jesse McCarthy repeatedly found themselves struck by the number of exciting poets they came across in long-out-of-print collections and forgotten ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Erasing The Black Family: How White America Is Trying to Erase Black History, Black Families and Black Successes

    Narrated by Books with Voices ...

    Unabridged

    23 min

    Another day has come and gone, and a black family lost another black person to police brutality, a corrupt justice system, and gun violence. America has always had a system in place to terminate black people if they rise too high, or accomplish triumphs where they are absent from taking credit for. I understand black America is resilience and strong, however, how many police killings are we going ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Lesson Before Dying, A

    Narrated by Luke Daniels ...
    Series series Cliffs Notes

    Unabridged

    3 hours 12 min

    The CliffsNotes study guide on Gaines' A Lesson Before Dying supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to better understand the work. This study guide was ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Becoming Human

    Matter and Meaning in an Antiblack World

    Narrated by Diana Blue ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 43 min

    Rewriting the pernicious, enduring relationship between blackness and animality in the history of Western science and philosophy, Becoming Human: Matter and Meaning in an Antiblack World breaks open the rancorous debate between black critical theory and posthumanism. Through the cultural terrain of literature by Toni Morrison, Nalo Hopkinson, Audre Lorde, and Octavia Butler, the art of Wangechi ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Their Eyes Were Watching God

    by Megan E. Ash ...
    Narrated by Kate Rudd ...
    Series series Cliffs Notes

    Unabridged

    3 hours 10 min

    The CliffsNotes study guide on Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to better understand the work. This ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Souls of Black Folk, The

    Narrated by Royal Jaye ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 22 min

    “Herein lies the tragedy of the age: not that men are poor, — all men know something of poverty; not that men are wicked, — who is good? not that men are ignorant, — what is Truth? Nay, but that men know so little of men.”The Souls of Black Folk was published in 1903 as a collection of essays from W.E.B. Du Bois, an African-American sociologist who wrote frequently about his experiences as a Black ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Southern Horrors

    Unabridged

    1 hour 3 min

    “If American conscience were only half alive, if the American church and clergy were only half christianized, if American moral sensibility were not hardened by a persistent infliction of outrage and crime against colored people, a scream of horror, shame and indignation would rise to Heaven wherever your pamphlet shall be read.” —Frederick Douglass, to Ida B. Wells-BarnettIn 1892, investigative ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man, The

    Narrated by David Dear ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 42 min

    In the years after the Civil War, there was an unfortunate amount of importance placed on racial identity. The focus on the races of one’s parents remained a mainstay of culture due to systemic prejudice and racism, and was a way of continuing to enact violence against Black people. For many mixed-race people, it felt safer to try and shift into white society.It is in this environment that The ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Playing In The Dark

    Whiteness and the Literary Imagination

    by Toni Morrison ...
    Narrated by Bahni Turpin ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 9 min

    An immensely persuasive work of literary criticism that opens a new chapter in the American dialogue on race—and promises to change the way we read American literature—from the acclaimed Nobel Prize winnerMorrison shows how much the themes of freedom and individualism, manhood and innocence, depended on the existence of a black population that was manifestly unfree--and that came to serve white ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    The Strange Career of Racial Liberalism

    by Joseph Darda ...
    Narrated by Andrew Joseph Perez ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 5 min

    How Americans learned to wait on time for racial change What if, Joseph Darda asks, our desire to solve racism-with science, civil rights, antiracist literature, integration, and color blindness-has entrenched it further? In The Strange Career of Racial Liberalism, he traces the rise of liberal antiracism, showing how reformers' faith in time, in the moral arc of the universe, has undercut future ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    To Shape a New World

    Essays on the Political Philosophy of Martin Luther King Jr.

    Unabridged

    16 hours 25 min

    Martin Luther King Jr. may be America’s most revered political figure, commemorated in statues, celebrations, and street names around the world. On the fiftieth anniversary of King’s assassination, the man and his activism are as close to public consciousness as ever. But despite his stature, the significance of King’s writings and political thought remains underappreciated.In To Shape a New World ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Racism

    by Derek Maurice ...
    Narrated by Aidan Baumann ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 4 min

    HOW OUR WORLD WOULD LOOK LIKE IF WE ALL TREAT EACH OTHER THE SAME…When it comes to racism, I see three major causes you may also find relevant:#1 IT DOESN'T EXISTBelieve it or not, there are so many people out there, especially in the countries which are not as multi-cultural, who think that racism is not a problem or even that is doesn't exist.But what I found out later is that being unaware of ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    BLACK FIRST LADY: CONVERSATIONS THROUGH THE YEARS

    Narrated by Liz Lovegood ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 47 min

    Michelle Obama legacy as FIRST LADY is sealed forever in America fabric. She exemplified strength, compassion, and beauty like any other first lady before her. When it came to social issues, people could feel her empathy and familiarity with their problems, and her honesty is what drew people to her. Michelle Obama conversations in this book show a side to the world, that I BECAME cannot compare ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

    Narrated by Kate Rudd ...
    Series series Cliffs Notes

    Unabridged

    2 hours 56 min

    The CliffsNotes study guide on Jacobs' Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to better understand the work. This study ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Black Women Writers at Work

    Narrated by Allyson Johnson ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 31 min

    Long out of print, Black Women Writers at Work is a vital contribution to Black literature in the twentieth century. Through candid interviews with Maya Angelou, Toni Cade Bambara, Gwendolyn Brooks, Alexis De Veaux, Nikki Giovanni, Kristin Hunter, Gayl Jones, Audre Lorde, Toni Morrison, Sonia Sanchez, Ntozake Shange, Alice Walker, Margret Walker, and Sherley Anne Williams, the book highlights the ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD