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    Papyrus

    THE MILLION-COPY GLOBAL BESTSELLER

    by Irene Vallejo ...
    Narrated by Sophie Roberts ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 28 min

    THE MILLION-COPY BESTSELLERA FINANCIAL TIMES, ECONOMIST AND MAIL ON SUNDAY BOOK OF THE YEARAn enthralling 6,000-year journey through the history of books and readingLong before books were mass-produced, scrolls hand copied on reeds pulled from the Nile were the treasures of the ancient world. Emperors and Pharaohs were so determined to possess them that they dispatched emis... ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Proust and the Squid

    The Story and Science of the Reading Brain

    by Maryanne Wolf ...
    Narrated by Kirsten Potter ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 21 min

    Reading is a miracle, because the brain was never wired for written language. This eloquent, accessible look at reading explores how it has transformed our brains, our lives, and the world. It took 2,000 years for written language to develop, and it takes 2,000 days for a child's brain to learn to read. During that time, the brain must literally rearrange itself in order to understand written ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

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    Languages of Truth

    Essays 2003-2020

    Narrated by Salman Rushdie, Raj Ghatak ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 19 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.From 'Best of the Booker' winner Salman Rushdie, an incisive and inspiring collection of non-fiction essays, criticism and speeches that takes readers on a thrilling journey through the evolution of language and cultureGathering pieces written between 2003 and 2020, including several never previously in print, Languages of Truth chronicles a period of momentous cultural ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    March Sisters

    On Life, Death, and Little Women

    Unabridged

    4 hours 9 min

    For the 150th anniversary of the publication of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women, Kate Bolick, Jenny Zhang, Carmen Maria Machado, and Jane Smiley explore their strong lifelong personal engagement with Alcott's novel-what it has meant to them and why it still matters. Each takes as her subject one of the four March sisters, reflecting on their stories and what they have to teach us about life. Kate ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

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    Summary, Analysis, and Review of Craig Groeschel's Dangerous Prayers

    Because Following Jesus Was Never Meant to Be Safe

    Narrated by Michael Gilboe ...

    Unabridged

    31 min

    PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary, analysis and review of the book and not the original book. In Dangerous Prayers, bestselling author and Life.Church founder Craig Groeschel reveals the prayers that can help Christians develop a more intimate relationship with God, strengthen their faith, and fully embrace God’s plan for their lives. What Does this Start Publishing Notes' Summary, Analysis, and ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Главное в истории литературы

    Ключевые произведения, темы, приемы, жанры

    Series series Главное в истории

    Unabridged

    6 hours 35 min

    Доступная и интересная для чтения книга об истории развития большой прозы, наиболее важных жанровых разновидностях, темах и приемах письма. Вы познакомитесь с 67 выдающимися романами от «Алисы в Стране Чудес» до «Преступления и наказания» и узнаете, почему они важны. ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Thalia Book Club: Amy Bloom's Away

    by Amy Bloom ...
    Narrated by Isaiah Sheffer, Jill Eikenberry ...
    Series series Thalia Book Club

    Unabridged

    1 hour 18 min

    Amy Bloom sits down with Isaiah Sheffer to discuss her book, Away. Jill Eikenberry reads an excerpt from the book. ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    J. R. R. Tolkien: Author of the Century

    by Tom Shippey ...
    Narrated by Colin Mace ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 46 min

    The definitive critical study of Tolkien’s greatest works by the respected and world renowned Tolkien scholar Professor T.A. Shippey.Following the unprecedented and universal acclaim for The Lord of the Rings, the respected academic and world-renowned Tolkien scholar, Professor Tom Shippey, presents us with a fascinating and informed companion to the world of J.R.R. Tolkien, in particular focusing ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    The Scandal of Holiness

    Renewing Your Imagination in the Company of Literary Saints

    Narrated by Nancy Peterson ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 26 min

    How do we become better people? Initiatives such as New Year's resolutions, vision boards, thirty-day plans, and self-help books often fail to compel us to live differently. We settle for small goals-frugal spending, less yelling at the kids, more time at the gym-but we are called to something far greater. We are created to be holy. Award-winning author Jessica Hooten Wilson explains that learning ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Thalia Book Club: Geraldine Brooks' People of the Book

    Narrated by John Hockenberry, Rita Wolf ...
    Series series Thalia Book Club

    Unabridged

    1 hour 19 min

    Geraldine Brooks sits down with John Hockenberry to discuss her novel People of the Book. Rita Wolf reads an excerpt. ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Summary and Discussion of Madeline Martin's The Last Bookshop in London

    by Mike Manz ...
    Narrated by Mike Manz ...
    Series Audiobook 1 - Ophania Book Club Companion

    Unabridged

    55 min

    The Ophania Book Club Companion series exists to help provide a foothold into literary criticism and analysis for those who don’t have a background in the area. If you enjoy reading, and are interested in thinking about and talking about the books you read, this series is for you.Each volume in the series includes a summary of the setting, characters and plot of a work of fiction, as well as a ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Summary, Analysis, and Review of Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn's Tightrope

    American Reaching for Hope

    Narrated by Michael Gilboe ...

    Unabridged

    33 min

    PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary, analysis and review of the book and not the original book.In Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope, Pulitzer Prize winning journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn take a personal and harrowing look at the pervasive problems of poverty, drug abuse, and rising death rate in America through the stories of the people in America's forgotten towns. What they ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    BOOKMARKED

    HOW THE GREAT WORKS OF WESTERN LITERATURE F*CKED UP MY LIFE

    Narrated by Mark Scarbrough ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 37 min

    Mark Scarbrough has been searching for something his entire life. Whether it's his birth mother, true love, his purpose, or his sexual identity, Mark has been on a constant quest to find out who he really is, with the great Western texts as his steadfast companions. As a boy with his head constantly in a book, desperate to discover new worlds, he can hardly distinguish between their plots and his ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    All Aunt Hagar's Children: Stories by Edward P. Jones

    Stories by Edward P. Jones

    Series series Thalia Book Club

    Unabridged

    1 hour 16 min

    Edward P. Jones sits down with Wyatt Mason to discuss his collection, All Aunt Hagar's Children. Carmen De Lavallade reads an excerpt from the book. ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    The President's Book Club

    What Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and FDR Read for Guidance

    by Joseph Luzzi ...
    Narrated by Joseph Luzzi ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 51 min

    One Day University presents a series of audio lectures recorded in real-time from some of the top minds in the United States. Given by award-winning professors and experts in their field, these recorded lectures dive deep into the worlds of religion, government, literature, and social justice. Award-winning Literature Professor Joseph Luzzi will guide viewers through a fascinating "Presidents' ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    The Bookseller's Tale

    by Martin Latham ...
    Narrated by Roy McMillan ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 26 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.'The right book has a neverendingness, and so does the right bookshop.'This is the story of our love affair with books, whether we arrange them on our shelves, inhale their smell, scrawl in their margins or just curl up with them in bed. Taking us on a journey through comfort reads, street book stalls, mythical libraries, itinerant pedlars, radical pamphleteers, ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Why We Read

    On Bookworms, Libraries, and Just One More Page Before Lights Out

    by Shannon Reed ...
    Narrated by Paige McKinney ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 54 min

    A hilarious and incisive exploration of the joys of reading from a teacher, bibliophile, and Thurber Prize SemifinalistWe read to escape, to learn, to find love, to feel seen. We read to encounter new worlds, to discover new recipes, to find connection across difference, or simply to pass a rainy afternoon. No matter the reason, books have the power to keep us safe, to challenge us, and perhaps ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    El infinito en un junco

    La invención de los libros en el mundo antiguo

    by Irene Vallejo ...
    Narrated by Elena Silva ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 59 min

    EL ENSAYO REVELACIÓN DE LA TEMPORADAPREMIO NACIONAL DE ENSAYO 2020De humo, de piedra, de arcilla, de seda, de piel, de árboles, de plástico y de luz...Un recorrido por la vida del libro y de quienes lo han salvaguardado durante casi treinta siglos.Premio el Ojo Crítico de Narrativa 2019Prólogo narrado por la autoraEste es un libro sob... ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Taylor Swift by the Book

    The Literature behind the Lyrics, from Sappho to Sylvia Plath

    Unabridged

    7 hours

    From the childhood nostalgia of Peter Pan in Speak Now to the haunted halls of Rebecca in Evermore, Taylor Swift’s lyrics are packed with literary connections. Make sure you’re catching them all with this expert guide to the novels, poems, and plays that influenced her songwriting.Let a literature professor and a musical theater artist guide you through the Swift canon—from Shakespeare to ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

    PRE-ORDER

  • Audiobook

    How To Read Now

    Narrated by Elaine Castillo ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 4 min

    'Castillo's How To Read Now took my breath away. Energetically brilliant, warmly humane, incisively funny'Andrew Sean Greer, Pulitzer Prize -winning author of Less'I gasped, shouted, and holler-laughed while reading these essays... Phenomenal'R.O. Kwon, author of The IncendiariesHow many times have we heard that reading builds empathy? That we can travel through books? How often have we were heard ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Thalia Book Club: Nicole Krauss' Great House

    by Nicole Krauss ...
    Narrated by Deborah Treisman, Lois Smith ...
    Series series Thalia Book Club

    Unabridged

    1 hour 18 min

    Nicole Krauss sits down with Deborah Treisman to discuss her book, Great House. Lois Smith reads an excerpt. ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Thalia Book Club: Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird 50th Anniversary Celebration

    Series series Thalia Book Club

    Unabridged

    1 hour 39 min

    Readings and conversation with Kurt Andersen, Libba Bray, Stephen Colbert, Oskar Eustis, Mary McDonagh Murphy, Jayne Anne Phillips, and Isaiah Sheffer, a discussion with the audience. Authors and actors including Stephen Colbert, Libba Bray (award winning young-adult novelist Going Bovine, winner of 2010 Printz Award), Oskar Eustis (Artistic Director at The Public Theater), Kurt Andersen (novelist ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Summary of Thomas C. Foster's How to Read Literature Like a Professor

    by Falcon Press ...
    Narrated by Adam Marsden ...

    Unabridged

    22 min

    Buy now to get the main key ideas from Thomas C. Foster's How to Read Literature Like a ProfessorWhat does it mean for a fictional hero to set off down a road? Share a meal? Get soaked in a sudden rain shower?In How to Read Literature Like a Professor (2003), Thomas C. Foster demonstrates how simple and satisfying it is to uncover the meanings and symbols in literature, and to discover a world ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Summary, Analysis, and Review of Holly Whitaker's Quit Like a Woman

    The Radical Choice to Not Drink in a Culture Obsessed with Alcohol

    Narrated by Michael Gilboe ...

    Unabridged

    33 min

    PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary, analysis and review of the book and not the original book.Holly Whitaker's first book is a seamless blend of personal narrative, science, spirituality, and self-help aimed at creating a new dialogue around alcohol in America, getting rid of the term alcoholic for good, and helping anyone who wants to, create a better, sober, more fulfilled life for themselves.What ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD