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    21 Lessons for the 21st Century

    'Truly mind-expanding... Ultra-topical' Guardian

    Narrated by Derek Perkins ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 41 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The audiobook edition of 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari, read by Derek Perkins.**THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER**In twenty-one bite-sized lessons, Yuval Noah Harari explores what it means to be human in an age of bewilderment.How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptions? What can we do abo... ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

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    Finding Me

    The Grammy-winning memoir

    by Viola Davis ...
    Narrated by Viola Davis ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 15 min

    Winner of the 2023 GRAMMY Award for Best Spoken Word or Non-Musical Album.Finalist for the 2023 AUDIE AWARDS® for Audiobook of the Year and Narration by the AuthorFINDING ME is the deeply personal, brutally honest account of Viola's inspiring life, from her coming-of-age in Rhode Island to her present-day career.In my book, you will meet a little girl named Viola who ran from her past until she ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

    The international Classic and Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller

    Narrated by Dr Maya Angelou ...
    Series series Virago Modern Classics

    Unabridged

    10 hours 11 min

    Maya Angelou's six volumes of autobiography are a testament to the talents and resilience of this extraordinary writer. Loving the world, she also knows its cruelty. As a Black woman she has known discrimination and extreme poverty, but also hope, joy, achievement and celebration. In this first volume of her six books of autobiography, Maya Angelou beautifully evokes her childhood with her ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

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    The Anthropocene Reviewed

    The Instant Sunday Times Bestseller

    by John Green ...
    Narrated by John Green ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 3 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.A deeply moving and insightful collection of personal essays from #1 bestselling author John Green, adapted from his critically acclaimed podcast.The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet and its biodiversity. In this remarkable symphony of essays adapted and expanded from his groundbreaking podcast, John ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Mental Fitness: 15 Rules to Strengthen Your Body and Mind

    by Ant Middleton ...
    Narrated by Ant Middleton ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 26 min

    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERThe brilliant new book from the Chief Instructor of SAS: Australia that will explain the principles behind maintaining a healthy mind and body.The mind and body are often talked about as separate entities, but it’s only when they work in harmony with one another that one can truly push oneself to the highest heights.In his new book, Ant Middleton lays out and explains ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD

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    The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

    by Oliver Sacks ...
    Narrated by Oliver Sacks, Jonathan Davis ...
    Series Audiobook 7 - Picador Collection

    Unabridged

    9 hours 33 min

    A classic work of psychology, this international bestseller provides a groundbreaking insight into the human mind. With an introduction by Will Self.If a man has lost a leg or an eye, he knows he has lost a leg or an eye; but if he has lost a self – himself – he cannot know it, because he is no longer there to know it.In this extraordinary book, Dr. Oliver Sacks recounts the stories of patients ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Hunger

    A Memoir of (My) Body

    by Roxane Gay ...
    Narrated by Roxane Gay ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 58 min

    'I ate and ate and ate in the hopes that if I made myself big, my body would be safe. I buried the girl I was because she ran into all kinds of trouble. I tried to erase every memory of her, but she is still there, somewhere. . . . I was trapped in my body, one that I barely recognized or understood, but at least I was safe.'New York Times bestselling author Roxane Gay has written with intimacy ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    Underland

    A Deep Time Journey

    Narrated by Roy McMillan ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 2 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Shortlisted for the Best Nonfiction Audiobook at the New York Festival Radio Awards 2020.A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2019WINNER OF THE STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2020'You'd be crazy not to read this book' The Sunday TimesA Guardian Best Book of the 21st C... ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

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    Bittersweet

    How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole

    by Susan Cain ...
    Narrated by Susan Cain ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 35 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE INTERNATIONAL MEGASELLER QUIET: THE POWER OF INTROVERTS IN A WORLD THAT CAN'T STOP TALKINGIn this inspiring masterpiece, bestselling author Susan Cain shows the power of "bittersweetness" - a tendency toward sorrow and longing, an acute awareness of passing time, and a piercing joy when beholding beauty. But what are the powers of a bittersweet, ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    A Slip of the Keyboard

    Collected Non-fiction

    Narrated by Michael Fenton Stevens ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 7 min

    With a foreword by Neil GaimanTerry Pratchett has earned a place in the hearts of readers the world over with his bestselling Discworld series – but in recent years he has become equally well-known and respected as an outspoken campaigner for causes including Alzheimer’s research and animal rights. A Slip of the Keyboard brings together for the first time the finest examples of Pratchett’s non ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

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    The Good Immigrant

    Unabridged

    7 hours

    Random House presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of The Good Immigrant, read by the authors.How does it feel to be constantly regarded as a potential threat, strip-searched at every airport?Or be told that, as an actress, the part you’re most fitted to play is ‘wife of a terrorist’? How does it feel to have words from your native language misused, misappropriated and used ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

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    The Four Horsemen

    The Discussion that Sparked an Atheist Revolution Foreword by Stephen Fry

    Unabridged

    3 hours 4 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Known as the ‘four horsemen’ of New Atheism, these four big thinkers of the twenty-first century met only once. Their electrifying examination of ideas on this remarkable occasion was intense and wide-ranging. Everything that was said as they agreed and disagreed with one another, interrogated ideas and exchanged insights – about religion and atheism, science and sense – ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Wow, No Thank You.

    The #1 New York Times Bestseller

    by Samantha Irby ...
    Narrated by Samantha Irby ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 3 min

    THE NUMBER ONE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER'Irby might be our great bard of quarantine.' New York Times'Samantha Irby is the king of sparkling misanthropy and tender, loving dread.' Jia TolentinoStaring down the barrel of her fortieth year, Samantha Irby is confronting the ways her life has changed since the days she could work a full 11 hour shift on 4 hours of sleep, change her shoes and put ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Africa Is Not A Country

    Breaking Stereotypes of Modern Africa

    by Dipo Faloyin ...
    Narrated by Dipo Faloyin ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 33 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Africa Is Not A Country is a kaleidoscopic portrait of modern Africa, that pushes back against harmful stereotypes to tell a more comprehensive story.You already know these stereotypes. So often Africa is depicted simplistically as an arid red landscape of famines and safaris, uniquely plagued by poverty and strife. In this funny and insightful book, Dipo Faloyin offers a ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    How Do We Know We're Doing It Right?

    And Other Thoughts On Modern Life

    by Pandora Sykes ...
    Narrated by Pandora Sykes ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 28 min

    ______________________________THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERStop searching for the answers - and start delighting in the questions with Pandora Sykes, c****o-host of The High Low podcast.'Brilliant' EVENING STANDARD'Joyful and wise' LISA TADDEO'Timely and fulsome' CANDICE CARTY-WILLIAMS'Deliciously fascinating'</st... ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Seeing Voices

    A Journey into the World of the Deaf

    by Oliver Sacks ...
    Narrated by Oliver Sacks, Jonathan Davis ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 14 min

    'Seeing Voices is both a history of the deaf and an account of the development of an extraordinary and expressive language' – Evening StandardImaginative and insightful, Seeing Voices by Oliver Sacks offers a way into a world that is, for many people, alien and unfamiliar – for to be profoundly deaf is not just to live in a world of silence, but also to live in a world where the visual is ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Normal Women: From the Number One Bestselling Author Comes 900 Years of Women Making History

    Unabridged

    27 hours 17 min

    A NEW STATESMEN BOOK OF THE YEAR 2023‘A lasting work of social history’ THE TIMES‘A genuinely new history of our nation’ DAN JONES‘This celebration of women is a triumph of popular history’ SPECTATORFROM THE MULTI-MILLION BESTSELLING HISTORICAL NOVELIST COMES THE CULMINATION OF HER LIFE’S WORKDid you know that there are more penises ... ... Read more

    $62.99 AUD

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    Comedy, Comedy, Comedy, Drama

    The Sunday Times bestseller

    Unabridged

    7 hours 52 min

    In this brilliantly entertaining and heartfelt memoir, beloved star and comic maverick Bob Odenkirk writes honestly about the highs and lows of showbiz: his work on infamous cult comedy Mr. Show, as a performer and writer on legendary series such as The Larry Sanders Show and Saturday Night Live, becoming everyone's favourite lawyer in global hit TV series' Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul, and ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

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    Conversations on Love

    with Philippa Perry, Dolly Alderton, Roxane Gay, Stephen Grosz, Esther Perel, and many more

    Unabridged

    7 hours 52 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.*Audio narrated by Natasha Lunn, Roxane Gay, Greg Wise, Lemn Sissay, Juno Dawson, Melanie Reid, Stephen Grosz, Mira Jacob, Ayisha Malik, Sarah Hepola, Susan Quilliam, Emily Nagoski, Susie Orbach, Lucy Kalanithi, Isabela Laughland and Ricky Nixon****THE TOP 10 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER*'This book might just change your life' Sunday Times'Wise, wonderful, moving and brilliant ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    The View from the Cheap Seats

    Selected Nonfiction

    by Neil Gaiman ...
    Narrated by Neil Gaiman ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 29 min

    The View from the Cheap Seats draws together myriad non-fiction writing by international phenomenon and Sunday Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman. From Make Good Art, the speech that went viral, to pieces on artists and legends including Terry Pratchett and Lou Reed**, the collection offers a glimpse into the head and heart of one of the most acclaimed writers of our time.**</p... ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    The Fran Lebowitz Reader

    The Sunday Times Bestseller

    by Fran Lebowitz ...
    Narrated by Fran Lebowitz ...
    Series Audiobook 817 - Virago Modern Classics

    Unabridged

    6 hours 18 min

    Acerbic, wisecracking and hilarious, this is the definitive essay collection from New York legend and satirist, Fran Lebowitz, star of Martin Scorsese's hit Netflix series, Pretend It's a City.'The gold standard for intelligence, efficiency and humour. Now and forever' DAVID SEDARIS'She's inexhaustible - her personality, her knowledge, her brilliance, most of all her humour' MARTIN SCORSESE'The ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    My Seditious Heart

    by Arundhati Roy ...
    Narrated by Tania Rodrigues ...

    Unabridged

    36 hours 16 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of My Seditious Heart by Arundhati Roy, read by Tania Rodrigues.My Seditious Heart collects the work of a two-decade period when Arundhati Roy devoted herself to the political essay as a way of opening up space for justice, rights and freedoms in an increasingly hostile environment. Taken together, the essays speak in a uniquely spirited voice, marked by ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    C. S. Lewis

    Essay Collection and Other Short Pieces

    by C. S. Lewis ...
    Narrated by Ralph Cosham ...

    Unabridged

    38 hours 58 min

    This is an extensive collection of short essays and other pieces by C. S. Lewis that have been brought together in one volume for the first time. As well as his many books, letters, and poems, Lewis also wrote a great number of essays and shorter pieces on various subjects. He wrote extensively on Christian theology and the defense of faith but also on various ethical issues and on the nature of ... Read more

    $43.99 AUD

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    The Book of Delights

    by Ross Gay ...
    Narrated by Ross Gay ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 1 min

    The winner of the NBCC Award for Poetry offers up a spirited collection of short lyric essays, written daily over a tumultuous year, reminding us of the purpose and pleasure of praising, extolling, and celebrating ordinary wonders. Ross Gay's The Book of Delights is a genre-defying book of essays- some as short as a paragraph; some as long as five pages-that record the small joys that occurred in ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD