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    The Home Edit Life

    The Complete Guide to Organizing Absolutely Everything at Work, at Home and On the Go, A Netflix Original Series – Season 2 now showing on Netflix

    Narrated by Jorjeana Marie ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 52 min

    The New York Times Number One BestsellerA Netflix Original Series.'Move over, Marie Kondo - Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin are the professional organisers the A-list now let rifle through their drawers.' - Sunday Times StyleClea Shearer and Joanna Teplin are back again to bring both function and beauty to your everyday life. In The Home Edit Life they show you how to contain the chaos when it ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Sexual Personae

    Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson

    Narrated by Emily Durante ...

    Unabridged

    35 hours 15 min

    In this brilliantly original book, Camille Paglia identifies some of the major patterns that have endured in western culture from ancient Egypt and Greece to the present. According to Paglia, one source of continuity is paganism, which, undefeated by Judeo-Christianity, continues to flourish in art, eroticism, astrology, and pop culture. Others, she says, are androgyny, sadism, and the aggressive ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    Monsters

    What Do We Do with Great Art by Bad People?

    Narrated by Claire Dederer ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 14 min

    A passionate, provocative and blisteringly smart interrogation of how we experience art in the age of #MeToo, and whether we can separate an artist's work from their biography.What do we do with the art of monstrous men? Can we love the work of Roman Polanski and Michael Jackson, Hemingway and Picasso? Should we love it? Does genius deserve special dispensation? Is history an excuse? What makes ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    Glitch Feminism

    A Manifesto

    Narrated by Janina Edwards ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 4 min

    A new manifesto for cyberfeminism The divide between the digital and the real world no longer exists: we are connected all the time. How do we find out who we are within this digital era? Where do we create the space to explore our identity? How can we come together and create solidarity? The glitch is often dismissed as an error, a faulty overlaying, but, as Legacy Russell shows, liberation can ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

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    The Death of the Artist

    How Creators Are Struggling to Survive in the Age of Billionaires and Big Tech

    Narrated by Sean Patrick Hopkins ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 56 min

    A deeply researched warning about how the digital economy threatens artists' lives and work—the music, writing, and visual art that sustain our souls and societies—from an award-winning essayist and criticThere are two stories you hear about earning a living as an artist in the digital age. One comes from Silicon Valley. There's never been a better time to be an artist, it goes. If you've got a ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

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    Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung

    by Lester Bangs ...
    Narrated by Ramiz Monsef ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 22 min

    Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung contains the wild and brilliant writings of Lester Bangs—the most outrageous and popular rock critic of the 1970s—edited and with an introduction by the reigning dean of rock critics, Greil Marcus. ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    On Chapel Sands

    My mother and other missing persons

    by Laura Cumming ...
    Narrated by Laura Cumming ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 41 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.**BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK**'A modern masterpiece' GuardianUncovering the mystery of her mother’s disappearance as a child: Laura Cumming, prize-winning author and art critic, takes a closer look at her family story.In the autumn of 1929, a small child was kidnapped from a Lincolnshire beach. Five agonising days went by before she was found in a nearby ... ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Socialist Realism

    by Trisha Low ...
    Narrated by Cindy Kay ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 42 min

    When Trisha Low moves West, her journey is motivated by the need to arrive “somewhere better” — someplace utopian, like revolution; or safe, like home; or even clarifying, like identity. Instead, she faces the end of her relationships, a family whose values she has difficulty sharing, and America’s casual racism, sexism, and homophobia. In this book-length essay, the problem of how to account for ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

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    Don't Touch My Hair

    by Emma Dabiri ...
    Narrated by Emma Dabiri ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 43 min

    Straightened. Stigmatised. 'Tamed'. Celebrated. Erased. Managed. Appropriated. Forever misunderstood. Black hair is never 'just hair'.This book is about why black hair matters and how it can be viewed as a blueprint for decolonisation. Emma Dabiri takes us from pre-colonial Africa, through the Harlem Renaissance, Black Power and on to today's Natural Hair Movement, the Cultural Appropriation Wars ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

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    The Da Vinci Women

    The Untold Feminist Power of Leonardo's Art

    by Kia Vahland ...
    Narrated by Ana Clements ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 36 min

    This new biographical look at Leonardo da Vinci explores the Renaissance master's groundbreaking portrayal of women which forever changed the way the female form is depicted.Leonardo da Vinci was a revolutionary thinker, artist, and inventor who has been written about and celebrated for centuries. Lesser known, however, is his revolutionary and empowering portrayal of the modern female centuries ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    The Ten

    The stories behind the fashion classics

    Narrated by Gesella Ohaka ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 37 min

    'Amazing – what perfect timing for fashion's new wave'Barbara Hulanicki, Founder of BIBAThese 10 classic fashion items are part of the universal language of style: the White T-shirt, Miniskirt, Hoodie, Jeans, Ballet flat, Breton top, Biker jacket, Little black dress, Stiletto, Trench.While trends may come and go, they remain symbols of perennial cool, part of a capsule collection of chic emblems ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    L'impressionnisme

    Narrated by Pascal Bonafoux ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 18 min

    L'impressionnisme (Manet, Pissaro, Monet, Renoir etc.) a d'abord été synonyme de scandale même s'il est aujourd'hui universellement admiré. Ses instigateurs sont d'emblée tenus à l'écart du salon officiel, le jury rejetant à la fois une facture non académique et une trop grande modernité des sujets. Indépendants, les impressionnistes révolutionnent les règles traditionnelles de la peinture. Ils s ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

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    Turn Your Life Into Art

    Lessons in Psychomagic From the San Francisco Underground

    Narrated by Lee Goettl ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 37 min

    Over thirty years, San Francisco's underground art scene developed techniques to create magical, impossible, life-changing experiences. Today big corporations are trying to figure out how to spend millions of dollars to do what these artists and anti-artists did using nothing but time, space, and imagination. It was "a movement without a manifesto," with people discovering how it worked through ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Albertus

    The Biography of a Typeface (The ABC of Fonts)

    Narrated by David Thorpe ...
    Series series The ABC of Fonts

    Unabridged

    2 hours 37 min

    One of the most beautiful handcrafted typefaces in the world, Albertus is also one of the most enduring.The face of thousands of book jackets, and the chosen look for David Bowie, Coldplay, Star Wars and London street signs, Albertus is as as warmly enticing on film posters as it is on memorial plaques.The story of the font is one displacement (its designer Berthold Wolpe was a German Jewish ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    Art is Life

    Icons & Iconoclasts, Visionaries & Vigilantes, & Flashes of Hope in the Night

    by Jerry Saltz ...
    Narrated by Jerry Saltz, Mark Bramhall ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 25 min

    From the Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling author of How to Be an Artist, a deliciously readable survey of the art world in turbulent times.Jerry Saltz is one of our most-watched writers about art and artists, and a passionate champion of the importance of art in our shared cultural life. Since the 1990s he has been an indispensable cultural voice: witty and provocative, he has attracted ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

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    ¿Qué estás mirando?

    150 años de arte moderno en un abrir y cerrar de ojos

    by Will Gompertz ...
    Narrated by Julio Lorenzo ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 45 min

    Amantes del arte, escépticos y desconcertados: esta historia del arte moderno es para vosotros¿Qué es el arte moderno? ¿Por qué se ama o se odia? ¿Y por qué es siempre tan exageradamente caro?Will Gompertz, director de Arte de la BBC, exdirector de la Tate Gallery de Londres y uno de los mayores expertos del mundo, ha escrito una deslumbrante guía que cambiará para siempre la manera en que miramos ... Read more

    $38.99 AUD

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    The Vast Extent

    On Seeing and Not Seeing Further

    Unabridged

    9 hours 53 min

    'Remarkable . . . People will be inspired by it to look again at the world and its mysteries.' CELIA PAULAn expansive, wonder-filled collection exploring art, science and travelFrom the celebrated poet, novelist and memoirist, The Vast Extent is a constellation of "exploded essays" about light and image, seeing and the unseen. Each is a record of how thought builds and ideas emerge, aligning art, ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD

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    Design

    A Very Short Introduction

    by John Heskett ...
    Narrated by Jonathan Yen ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 43 min

    John Heskett wants to transform the way we think about design by showing how integral it is to our daily lives, from the spoon we use to eat our breakfast cereal, and the car we drive to work in, to the medical equipment used to save lives. Design combines "need" and "desire" in the form of a practical object that can also reflect the user's identity and aspirations through its form and decoration ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

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    Speculative Futures

    Design Approaches to Navigate Change, Foster Resilience, and Co-Create the Citie s We Need

    Narrated by Henriette Zoutomou ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 38 min

    How the emerging field of speculative futures can help us dream--and build--better, sustainable, and more equitable cities for everyone.Speculative futures--design approaches that help us visualize new and potential worlds--move us beyond what currently exists into what could one day be. Inspired by art, film, fiction, and industrial design, they use speculation to provoke, imagine, and dream into ... Read more

    $43.99 AUD

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    Feel Free

    Essays

    by Zadie Smith ...
    Narrated by Nikki Amuka-Bird ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 53 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Feel Free by Zadie Smith, read by Nikki Amuka-Bird.From the MAN BOOKER PRIZE- and WOMEN'S PRIZE-SHORTLISTED author of Changing My Mind and Swing Time - discover a second unmissable collection of essays from Zadie Smith'Generous, courageous, and tough-minded... [A] classic English essayist in the vein of Orwell, Woolf and Angela Carter' Financial Times<... ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

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    Art & Fear

    Observations On the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking

    Narrated by Arthur Morey ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 8 min

    What is your art really about? Where is it going? What stands in the way of getting it there?These are questions that matter, questions that recur at each stage of artistic development-and they are the source for this volume of wonderfully incisive commentary. Art & Fear explores the way art gets made, the reasons it often doesn't get made, and the nature of the difficulties that cause so many ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

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    Summary of Russ Ramsey's Rembrandt Is in the Wind

    Narrated by Digital Voice Matt G ...

    Abridged

    43 min

    This audiobook is narrated by a digital voice.Listen to the Summary of Russ Ramsey's Rembrandt Is in the Wind in 20 minutes. Please note: This is a summary & not the original book. "Rembrandt Is in the Wind" explores the concept that beauty emerges from healing and restoration. It highlights the importance of authenticity, using Vincent van Gogh's "Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear" as an example of ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    See What You're Missing

    31 Ways Artists Notice the World – and How You Can Too

    by Will Gompertz ...
    Narrated by Matt Addis ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 1 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Artists have learnt to pay attention. The rest of us spend most of our time on auto-pilot, rushing from place to place, our overfamiliarity blinding us to the marvellous, life-affirming phenomena of our world. But that doesn't have to be the case.In his typical engaging style, Will Gompertz takes us into the minds of artists - from contemporary stars to old masters, the ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Лекции об искусстве. Орлиное гнездо

    Series series Абсолют нонфикшн

    Unabridged

    9 hours 41 min

    Джон Рёскин — великий английский писатель, поэт, художник, теоретик искусства и социальный реформатор. Наиболее известен трудами в области искусствоведения и архитектуры, в частности готики, и ролью в формировании художественного движения прерафаэлитов. Среди его работ наиболее выдающимися считаются «Лекции об искусстве», «Художественный вымысел: прекрасное и безобразное», «Английское искусство», ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD