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    From the Corner of the Oval Office

    One woman’s true story of her accidental career in the Obama White House

    Narrated by Beck Dorey-Stein ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 54 min

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of From the Corner of the Oval Office, written and read by Beck Dorey-Stein.The compulsively readable, behind-the-scenes memoir that takes readers inside the Obama White House, through the eyes of a young staffer learning the ropes, falling in love and finding her place in the world.In 2012, Beck Dorey-Stein was just scraping by in Washington DC when a ... Read more

    $18.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Profiles in Corruption

    Abuse of Power by America’s Progressive Elite

    Narrated by Charles Constant ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 23 min

    Washington insiders operate by a proven credo: when a Peter Schweizer book drops, duck and brace for impact.For over a decade, the work of five-time New York Times bestselling investigative reporter Peter Schweizer has sent shockwaves through the political universe.Clinton Cash revealed the Clintons’ international money flow, exposed global corruption, and sparked an FBI investigation. Secret ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Democracy in America Vol 1

    Unabridged

    17 hours 5 min

    In 1831 French aristocrat Alexis de Tocqueville came to the United States to investigate its prison system. America was then a nation of 13 million people populating 24 states, with a largely unsettled territorial claim stretching westward to the Pacific. Seriously distracted from his original mission, the 25-year-old Tocqueville ended up writing about America's people, culture, history, geography ... Read more

    $28.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Mueller Report

    Unabridged

    19 hours 14 min

    'The Mueller report is that rare Washington tell-all that surpasses its pre-publication hype…the best book by far on the workings of the Trump presidency.' Carlos Lozada, The Washington PostThe only book with exclusive analysis by the Pulitzer Prize-winning staff of The Washington Post, and the most complete and authoritative available.Read the findings of the Special Counsel’s investigation into ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Grounded

    A Senator’s Lessons on Winning Back Rural America

    by Jon Tester ...
    Narrated by Jon Tester ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 34 min

    An inspiring and eye-opening memoir showing how Democrats can reconnect with rural and red-state voters, from Montana’s three-term democratic senator.Senator Jon Tester is a rare voice in Congress. He is the only United States senator who manages a full-time job outside of the Senate—as a farmer. But what has really come to distinguish Tester in the Senate is his commitment to accountability, his ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Falling in Love with America Again

    by Jim DeMint ...
    Narrated by Tim Andres Pabon ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 50 min

    In his new role as president and CEO of The Heritage Foundation, Jim DeMint has travelled the country talking to Americans about how to return to our founding principles and restore and protect our economy and culture for future generations. He's realized that he-and all of us as fellow citizens-must fall in love with America-again. In this audiobook, DeMint introduces Americans all across the ... Read more

    $41.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Unintimidated

    A Governor's Story and a Nation's Challenge

    Narrated by Scott Walker ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 8 min

    A controversial governor recounts his fight to reform his state and issues a call to action for the whole countryIn 2010, Scott Walker was elected governor of Wisconsin with a mandate to improve its economy and restore fiscal responsibility. With the state facing a $3.6 billion budget deficit, he proposed a series of reforms to limit the collective bargaining power of public employee unions, which ... Read more

    $26.21 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Sarah

    How a Hockey Mom Turned Alaska’s Political Establishment Upside Down

    Narrated by Cassandra Campbell ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 59 min

    Sarah Palin, a hockey mom and small town mayor, thought her dream of making a difference in the male-dominated realm of Alaska politics was over when she clashed with the state chairman of her Republican Party and went head-to-head with the powerful Republican governor. In 2006, she became a long-shot candidate for governor, demanding a higher ethical standard in state government—and then fate ... Read more

    $17.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Landslide

    The Final Days of the Trump Presidency

    by Michael Wolff ...
    Narrated by Michael Wolff, Holter Graham ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 11 min

    Includes an introduction read by Michael Wolff, as well as archival recordings of speeches made by Rudy Giuliani, Sidney Powell, and Donald Trump.'We won. Won in a landslide. This was a landslide.'President Donald J. Trump, 6 January 2021Politics has given us some shocking and confounding moments but none have come close to the careening final days of Donald Trump's presidency: the surreal stage ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Dumb and Dumber

    How Cuomo and de Blasio Ruined New York

    by Matt Palumbo ...
    Narrated by Axel Bosley ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 2 min

    Thanks to the policies of Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio, the glory days of the Empire State and the Big Apple are long behind them.In America’s early days, most immigrants entered America through New York. For many, New York was synonymous with America and the American dream itself—a beacon of hope for the rest of the world. Now, for the first time ever, people are fleeing New York by the ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Macat Analysis of John C Calhoun's A Disquisition on Government

    Narrated by John Chancer ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 39 min

    Nineteenth century American politician John C. Calhoun was unashamedly pro-slavery. So it may seem strange that his 1850 text, intended to defend that practice, is so respected today and Calhoun’s vision later helped civil rights activists create a fairer democratic system. Calhoun believed that people are naturally self-interested, and that ‘majority rule’ leads inevitably to abuse of power. He ... Read more

    $15.77 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    AMERICAN POLITICS

    by JD Lovil ...
    Narrated by Laura Johnson, Laura Johnson ...
    series OCCAM'S RAZOR #2

    Unabridged

    2 hours 39 min

    Politics is a mess.If we want our country to survive, we have to find some solutions. Let's argue about it, apply Occam's Razor to figure out the best solutions, and get it done!If you are concerned about immigration, social programs, or freedom in general, you need to read this book. It might give you something to think about.Get this book now, and start your quest to find the answers. ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Keeping the Republic

    Saving America by Trusting Americans

    by Mitch Daniels ...
    Narrated by Mitch Daniels ...

    Abridged

    4 hours 52 min

    Unabridged, 9 hoursRead by TBD"America's best governor" (Ross Douthat, The New York Times) offers a plan for limited but effective government, before it's too late. ... Read more

    $26.21 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Until Justice Be Done

    America's First Civil Rights Movement from the Revolution to Reconstruction

    by Kate Masur ...
    Narrated by Allyson Johnson ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 15 min

    A groundbreaking history of the movement for equal rights that courageously battled racist laws and institutions, north and south, in the decades before the Civil War. The half-century before the Civil War was beset with conflict over equality as well as freedom. Beginning in 1803, many free states, claiming the authority to maintain the domestic peace, enacted laws that discouraged free African ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Nullification

    How to Resist Federal Tyranny in the 21st Century

    Narrated by Alan Sklar ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 54 min

    Citizens across the country are fed up with the politicians in Washington telling us how to live our lives and then sticking us with the bill. But what can we do? Actually, we can just say no. As New York Times bestselling author Thomas E. Woods, Jr., explains, "nullification" allows states to reject unconstitutional federal laws. For many tea partiers nationwide, nullification is rapidly becoming ... Read more

    $26.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Browns of California

    The Family Dynasty that Transformed a State and Shaped a Nation

    by Miriam Pawel ...
    Narrated by Christina Delaine ...

    Unabridged

    18 hours 53 min

    A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist's panoramic history of California and its impact on the nation, from the Gold Rush to Silicon Valley-told through the lens of the family dynasty that led the state for nearly a quarter century. In The Browns of California, journalist and scholar Miriam Pawel weaves a narrative history that spans four generations, from August Schuckman, the Prussian immigrant who ... Read more

    $44.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Fragile Democracy

    The Struggle over Race and Voting Rights in North Carolina

    Unabridged

    5 hours 23 min

    America is at war with itself over the right to vote, or, more precisely, over the question of who gets to exercise that right and under what circumstances. Conservatives speak in ominous tones of voter fraud so widespread that it threatens public trust in elected government. Progressives counter that fraud is rare and that calls for reforms such as voter ID are part of a campaign to shrink the ... Read more

    $22.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    This Fight is Our Fight: The Battle to Save Working People

    Narrated by Elizabeth Warren ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 43 min

    ‘Nevertheless, she persisted’has become a rallying cry for millions of those fed up with phony promises and governments that no longer serve their people. In this inspiring #1 New York Times bestseller and inspiring book, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren argues for a fair future for ordinary working people. Join the fight!In this passionate book, one of America’s leading progressive voices empowers ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Democrats: What Should They Do?

    Preventing Going Out of Business like the Federalists & Whigs

    by Tom Thornton ...
    Narrated by Deaver Brown ...
    series Politics

    Unabridged

    31 min

    Democrats What Should Be Done after their fully becoming the minority party in 2016. A must read from the author of Trump: If He Wins? One of the few to predict that. ... Read more

    $7.47 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Big, Hot, Cheap, and Right

    What America Can Learn from the Strange Genius of Texas

    by Erica Grieder ...
    Narrated by Bernadette Dunne ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 9 min

    Texasmay well be America’s most controversial state. Evangelicals dominate the hallsof power, millions of its people live in poverty, and its death row is thebusiest in the country. Skeptical outsiders have found much to be offended byin the state’s politics and attitude, and yet, according to journalist, andTexan, Erica Grieder, the United States has a great deal to learn from Texas.InBig, Hot, ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Dark Mirror

    Edward Snowden and the Surveillance State

    Narrated by Barton Gellman ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 4 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Dark Mirror is the ultimate inside account of the vast, global surveillance network that now pervades all our lives.Barton Gellman’s informant called himself ‘Verax’ – the truth-teller. It was only later that Verax unmasked himself as Edward Snowden. But Gellman’s primary role in bringing Snowden’s revelations to light, for which he shared the Pulitzer prize, is only the ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    All Politics Is Local

    Why Progressives Must Fight for the States

    Narrated by Meaghan Winter ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 8 min

    Democrats have largely ceded control of state governments to the GOP, allowing them to rig our political system and undermine democracy itself.After the 2016 election, Republicans had their largest majority in the states since 1928, controlling legislative chambers in thirty-two states and governor offices in thirty-three. They also held both chambers of Congress and the presidency despite losing ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Beyond Charlottesville: Taking a Stand Against White Nationalism

    Unabridged

    5 hours 21 min

    THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**This program is read by the author.The former governor of Virginia tells the behind-the-scenes story of the violent “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville—and shows how we can prevent other Charlottesvilles from happening.**When Governor Terry McAuliffe hung up the phone on the afternoon of the violent “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, he was ... Read more

    $23.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Macat Analysis of Thomas Hobbes's Leviathan

    Narrated by John Chancer ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 40 min

    Published in 1651, Leviathan examines where kings get their authority to rule and what they must, in turn, do for their people. Hobbes argues that kings do not have a divine right to hold power; they must earn it by keeping a “social contract” with those they rule over and protect.¶Hobbes wrote Leviathan while exiled from England after the civil war that unseated King Charles I. Following England ... Read more

    $15.77 AUD or free with audiobook trial