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Customs & Traditions

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    The Danish Way of Parenting

    What the Happiest People in the World Know About Raising Confident, Capable Kids

    Unabridged

    3 hours 28 min

    'A shining alternative to high-stress modern parenting, and families from New Delhi to New York will shout with joy' Heather Shumaker, author of It's OK Not to Share and It's OK to Go Up the SlideDISCOVER THE PARENTING SECRETS OF THE HAPPIEST PEOPLE IN THE WORLDWhat makes Denmark the happiest country in the world -- and how do Danish parents raise happy, confident, successful kids, year af... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Consumed

    The need for collective change; colonialism, climate change & consumerism

    by Aja Barber ...
    Narrated by Aja Barber ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 17 min

    Aja Barber wants change.In the 'learning' first half of the book, she will expose you to the endemic injustices in our consumer industries and the uncomfortable history of the textile industry; one which brokered slavery, racism and today's wealth inequality. And how these oppressive systems have bled into the fashion industry and its lack of diversity and equality. She will also reveal how we ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Chanel Sisters

    Narrated by Daphne Kouma ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 34 min

    'Delicious and utterly absorbing... This is a book to be relished and savoured. I can't recommend it enough' GILL THOMPSON, author of THE CHILD ON PLATFORM ONE'Historical fiction at its finest. Antoinette Chanel will capture your heart' ANN WEISGARBER, author of THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF RACHEL DUPREE---The unforgettable story of the sisters who changed fashion forever. For readers who fell in love ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Fry's Ties

    Discover the life and ties of Stephen Fry

    by Stephen Fry ...
    Narrated by Stephen Fry, Juliet Stevenson ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 6 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Every single one of Stephen Fry's ties - whether floral, fluorescent, football themed; striped or spotty, outrageous or simply debonair - tells an intimate tale about a moment in Stephen's life.Inspired by Stephen's hugely popular Instagram posts, this book will celebrate his expansive collection of man's greatest clothing companion: The Tie, in all it's sophisticated ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Conspiracy Theories

    A Compendium of History’s Greatest Mysteries and More Recent Cover-Ups

    by Jamie King ...
    Narrated by Ben Townsend ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 32 min

    Where did the Coronavirus outbreak originate and was the pandemic predicted?Did aliens help to build the Sphinx and the Great Pyramid of Giza, and what were they trying to tell us?Is the food industry colluding to make us addicted to sugar?Prepare yourself for some startling revelations on these topics and many more in this updated and expanded compendium of the world’s scariest and strangest ... Read more

    $35.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Clothes... and other things that matter

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER A beguiling and revealing memoir from the former Editor of British Vogue

    Narrated by Alexandra Shulman ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours

    'She has written about her clothes, and given us some scintillating reading. [...] hugely engaging memoir.' - Emily Bearn, The Spectator'I really loved this book - it's warm, thought-provoking and honest. In the end, I had to ration myself because I didn't want to finish. In these frankly strange times it was wonderful and comforting.' - Victoria Hislop'I loved this book. It's great company and a ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    All About Glorious Greeks

    by PS Quick ...
    Narrated by Jason Zenobia ...
    series All About... #2

    Unabridged

    52 min

    This audiobook describes what life was like for the ancient Greeks, with an in-depth account of all aspects of the people of the time and how they lived their daily lives. Narrator Jason Zenobia takes us through plenty of amazing facts about the Greek Gods, the Olympics, the Trojan War and much more! This fascinating audiobook is an excellent addition to the collection of anyone interested in the ... Read more

    $11.34 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Community

    The Structure of Belonging

    by Peter Block ...
    Narrated by Tamberla Perry ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 35 min

    As a response to the increasing violence in our culture, the widening ideological divides, and the growing gap in economic well-being, there is greater awareness that a deeper sense of community is desperately needed. But even as we acknowledge the need to build community, the dominant on-the-ground practices about how to engage people, civically and organizationally, remain essentially unchanged. ... Read more

    $25.69 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    What Would the Spice Girls Do?

    How the Girl Power Generation Grew Up

    by Lauren Bravo ...
    Narrated by Lauren Bravo ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 50 min

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of What Would the Spice Girls Do? written and read by Lauren Bravo.'A joyous and energetic celebration of girlhood, friendship and pop culture. If you have ever sung into the lid of a can of Impulse body spray, you need to read this.' Daisy BuchananThe words 'girl power' conjure vivid memories of short skirts and platform boots. But it wasn't just about ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Natives are Restless, The

    by Idries Shah ...
    Narrated by David Ault ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 27 min

    The Natives Are Restless chronicles some of the amazing, amusing, and thought-provoking adventures of the Afghan traveller and writer, Idries Shah, among members of what he calls the ‘English tribe’.It is an enthralling sequel to his bestselling Darkest England, the narrative illustrating his practised eye as an anthropologist. Shah observes how the English see themselves, and contrasts it with ... Read more

    $16.40 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Book of Tea

    Penguin Classics

    Narrated by Sadao Ueda ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 29 min

    **Brought to you by PenguinThis Penguin Classic is performed by Japanese actor Sadao Ueda, known for his appearances in Spectre, London has Fallen and What We Did on Our Holiday.**For a generation adjusting painfully to the demands of a modern industrial and commercial society, Asia came to represent an alternative vision of the good life: aesthetically austere, socially aristocratic, and imbued ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Dead Beat

    Narrated by Marilyn Johnson ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 43 min

    Marilyn Johnson was enthralled by the remarkable lives that were marching out of this world—so she sought out the best obits in the English language and the people who spent their lives writing about the dead. She surveyed the darkest corners of Internet chat rooms, and made a pilgrimage to London to savor the most caustic and literate obits of all. Now she leads us on a compelling journey into ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Foot Work

    What Your Shoes Tell You About Globalisation

    Narrated by Karen Cass ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 33 min

    From the author of STITCHED UP: 'Makes a strong case for nothing less than a revolution' Emma Watson'A superb primer on everything that is wrong with our world - and how we can start to change it' NEW INTERNATIONALISTDO YOU KNOW WHERE YOUR SHOES COME FROM?DO YOU KNOW WHERE THEY GO WHEN YOU'RE DONE WITH THEM?In 2018, 66.3 million pairs of shoes were manufactured across the world every single day. ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Stories of Elders: What the Greatest Generation Knows about Technology that You Don't

    Narrated by Veronica Kirin ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 11 min

    America’s Greatest Generation (born before 1945) witnessed incredible changes in technology and social progress. From simple improvements in entertainment to life-changing medical advances, technology changed the way they live, work, and identify. Sadly, with each passing year, fewer members of the Greatest Generation remain alive to share their wisdom as the last Americans to grow up before the ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    All the Time in the World

    A Book of Hours

    Narrated by Tavia Gilbert ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 56 min

    Entertaining,unexpected, and full of charm, the follow-up to Jessica Kerwin Jenkins’ Encyclopediaof the Exquisite presents a miscellany of engaging stories, detailing theintriguing customs, traditions, and guilty pleasures pursued throughout theages.All the Time in the World takes its cue from aniconic component of medieval life, the book of hours, which prescribed certainreadings and ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Fibershed

    Growing a Movement of Farmers, Fashion Activists, and Makers for a New Textile Economy

    Narrated by Tia Rider ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 26 min

    A new "farm-to-closet" vision for the clothes we wear--by a leader in the movement for local textile economiesThere is a major disconnect between what we wear and our knowledge of its impact on land, air, water, labor, and human health. Even those who value access to safe, local, nutritious food have largely overlooked the production of fiber, dyes, and the chemistry that forms the backbone of ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Curse of God

    Why I left Islam

    by Harris Sultan ...
    Narrated by Denis Daly ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 5 min

    This book is a critical analysis by an ex-Muslim activist of religion in general and of Islam in particular.It describes the author's journey out of Islam and discusses in depth many common misconceptions about Islam that are prevalent both within and outside the Islamic world.Production copyright 2020 Voices of Today. ... Read more

    $22.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Inside Vogue

    My Diary Of Vogue's 100th Year

    Narrated by Alexandra Shulman ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 21 min

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of Inside Vogue, written and read by Alexandra Shulman.Editor-in-Chief Alexandra Shulman kept a diary of British Vogue's Centenary year. And what a year. She reveals the emotional and logistical minefield of producing the 100th anniversary issue (that Duchess of Cambridge cover surprise), organizing the star-studded Vogue 100 Gala, ... Read more

    $20.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Letters to a Young Muslim

    Narrated by Omar Saif Ghobash ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 58 min

    In a series of personal letters to his sons, Omar Saif Ghobash offers a short and highly readable manifesto that tackles our current global crisis with the training of an experienced diplomat and the personal responsibility of a father. Today's young Muslims will be tomorrow's leaders, and yet too many are vulnerable to extremist propaganda that seems omnipresent in our technological age. The ... Read more

    $17.02 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    That's Not English

    Britishisms, Americanisms, and What Our English Says About Us

    by Erin Moore ...
    Narrated by Shannon Parks ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 50 min

    An expat's witty and insightful exploration of English and American cultural differences through the lens of language that will leave readers gobsmacked In That's Not English, the seemingly superficial differences between British and American English open the door to a deeper exploration of a historic and fascinating cultural divide. In each of the thirty chapters, Erin Moore explains a different ... Read more

    $44.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Button Box

    Lifting the Lid on Women's Lives

    by Lynn Knight ...
    Narrated by Patience Tomlinson ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 55 min

    I used to love the rattle and whoosh of my grandma’s buttons as they scattered from their Quality Street tin.An inlaid wooden chest the size of a shoe box holds Lynn Knight’s button collection. A collection that has been passed down through three generations of women: a chunky sixties-era toggle from a favourite coat, three tiny pearl buttons from her mother’s first dress after she was adopted as ... Read more

    $18.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Reason for Flowers

    Their History, Culture, Biology, and How They Change Our Lives

    Narrated by Jonathan Yen ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 23 min

    Flowers, and the fruits that follow, feed, clothe, sustain, and inspire all humanity. Flowers are used to celebrate all-important occasions, to express love, and are also the basis of global industries. Americans buy ten million flowers a day and perfumes are a worldwide industry worth $30 billion dollars annually. Stephen Buchmann takes us along on an exploratory journey of the roles flowers play ... Read more

    $32.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    All About Remarkable Romans

    by PS Quick ...
    Narrated by Jason Zenobia ...
    series All About... #3

    Unabridged

    59 min

    This audiobook describes what life was like for the ancient Romans, with an in-depth account of all aspects of the people of the time and how they lived their daily lives. Narrator Jason Zenobia takes us through plenty of amazing facts about the army, inventions, religion, people’s everyday lives and much more. This fascinating audiobook is an excellent addition to the collection of anyone ... Read more

    $11.34 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Dancing in the Streets

    A History of Collective Joy

    Narrated by Pam Ward ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 30 min

    From bestselling social commentator and cultural historian Barbara Ehrenreich comes this fascinating exploration of one of humanity’s oldest traditions: the celebration of communal joy, historically expressed in ecstatic revels of feasting, costuming, and dancing. Ehrenreich uncovers the origins of communal celebration in human biology and culture, showing that such mass festivities have been ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial