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    Immune

    A journey into the mysterious system that keeps you alive. From Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

    Narrated by Steve Taylor ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 28 min

    A deep dive into the immune system that will forever change how you think about your body - how it works and why it is both your greatest ally and most dangerous enemy - from the creator of the popular science YouTube channel Kurzgesagt - In a Nutshell.'A truly brilliant introduction to the human body's vast system for fighting infections and other threats'JOHN GREEN, #1 New York Times bestselling ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

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    Pathogenesis

    How germs made history

    Narrated by Jonathan Kennedy ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 27 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Humans did not make history - we played host.This humbling and revelatory book shows how infectious disease has shaped humanity at every stage, from the first success of Homo sapiens over the equally intelligent Neanderthals to the fall of Rome and the rise of Islam. How did an Indonesian volcano help cause the Black Death, setting Europe on the road to capitalism? How ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    What Really Happened In Wuhan

    Narrated by Danielle Carter ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 28 min

    Walkley Award-winning journalist, Sharri Markson is the Investigations Editor at The Australian and host of prime-time show Sharri on Sky News Australia.The origins of Covid-19 are shrouded in mystery. Scientists and government officials insisted, for a year and a half, that the virus had a natural origin, ridiculing anyone who dared contradict this view. Tech giants swept the internet, censoring ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD

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    Crypt

    Life, Death and Disease in the Middle Ages and Beyond

    by Alice Roberts ...
    Narrated by Alice Roberts ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 42 min

    THE SUNDAY TIMES NO. 1 BESTSELLER'Compulsive . . . A wonderful display of how modern archaeology can bring hidden histories to life' Daily Telegraph'Gripping . . . I found it hard to put down' Evening Standard'Another really good book from archaeologist Alice Roberts . . . Helps you understand the facts on a technical level, but also makes you fee... ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

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    A Deeper Sickness

    Journal of America in the Pandemic Year

    Unabridged

    10 hours 44 min

    A harrowing chronicle by two leading historians, capturing in real time the events of a year marked by multiple devastations.When we look back at the year 2020, how can we describe what really happened? In A Deeper Sickness, award-winning historians Margaret Peacock and Erik Peterson set out to preserve what they call the “focused confusion,” and to probe deeper into what they consider the Four ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD

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    Breathtaking

    The story you haven't been told - now a major ITV series

    by Rachel Clarke ...
    Narrated by Rachel Clarke ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 58 min

    'Rachel takes the worst life can throw at us and shows us the beauty in it' Adam Kay, author of This is Going to HurtIncluded in Best Books to read in 2021 pieces in the Sunday Times, Guardian, Financial Times, New Stateman, Daily Mirror, Daily Express, Evening Standard, The Tablet, Sunday Business Post, Irish Times, iPaper and Stylist Online.How does it feel to confront a pandemic from the inside ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD $9.99 AUD

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    On Call

    A Doctor's Journey in Public Service

    Narrated by Anthony Fauci M.D. ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours

    The memoir by the doctor who became a beacon of hope for millions through the COVID pandemic, and whose six-decade career in high-level public service put him in the room with seven presidentsAnthony Fauci is arguably the most famous – and most revered – doctor in the world today. His role guiding America sanely and calmly through Covid (and through the torrents of Trump) earned him the trust of ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Ending Epidemics

    A History of Escape from Contagion

    Narrated by Tom Beyer ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 40 min

    After the unprecedented events of the COVID-19 pandemic, it may be hard to imagine a time not so long ago when deadly diseases were a routine part of life. It is harder still to fathom that the best medical thinking at that time blamed these diseases on noxious miasmas, bodily humors, and divine dyspepsia. This all began to change on a day in April 1676, when a little-known Dutch merchant ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Staying Alive in Toxic Times

    A Seasonal Guide to Lifelong Health

    Narrated by Dr Jenny Goodman ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 4 min

    The must-have health bible that explains exactly how to stay in radiant, optimal health all year round.Are you confused about what supplements you should be taking? Do you want to know how you can reverse the effects of pollution on your body? Would you like to eat seasonally?Drawing on Dr Jenny Goodman's 20+ years' experience as a medical doctor, lecturer and qualified nutritionist, Staying Alive ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    How to Survive a Pandemic

    Unabridged

    15 hours 18 min

    From tuberculosis to bird flu and HIV to coronavirus, these infectious diseases share a common origin story: human interaction with animals. Otherwise known as zoonotic diseases for their passage from animals to humans, these pathogens—both pre-existing ones and those newly identified—emerge and re-emerge throughout history, sparking epidemics and pandemics that have resulted in millions of deaths ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

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    Preventing the Next Pandemic

    Narrated by Graham Winton ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 26 min

    The last five years saw a significant return of epidemic infectious disease, culminating in COVID-19. In our new post–COVID-19 world, how do we prevent future illnesses by expanding scientific and vaccine diplomacy and cooperation, especially to combat the problems that humans have brought on ourselves?Modern diseases and viruses have been spurred anew by war and conflict as well as shifting ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

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    Infections and Inequalities

    The Modern Plagues

    by Paul Farmer ...
    Narrated by Derek Shoales ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 46 min

    Paul Farmer has battled AIDS in rural Haiti and deadly strains of drug-resistant tuberculosis in the slums of Peru. A physician-anthropologist with more than fifteen years in the field, Farmer writes from the front lines of the war against these modern plagues and shows why, even more than those of history, they target the poor. This "peculiarly modern inequality" that permeates AIDS, TB, malaria, ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Pandemics

    A Very Short Introduction

    Narrated by Joe Barrett ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours

    Christian W. McMillen provides a concise yet comprehensive account of pandemics throughout human history, illustrating how pandemic disease has shaped history and, at the same time, social behavior has influenced pandemic disease. This Very Short Introduction describes history's major pandemics-plague, tuberculosis, malaria, smallpox, cholera, influenza, and HIV/AIDS-highlighting how each disease ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

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    Deadliest Enemy

    Our War Against Killer Germs

    Unabridged

    11 hours 25 min

    The USA Today Bestseller'The infectious disease expert who predicted the spread of coronavirus' - Daily Mail'Osterholm has produced a sharp, persuasive and urgent manifesto for how the world needs to think differently about natural threats, offering a blueprint for setting priorities and explaining why the infrastructure of global health needs reconfiguring... Deadliest Enemy will help to set the ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

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    Infectious Disease

    A Very Short Introduction

    Narrated by Gina Rogers ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 44 min

    Infectious disease is a moving target: new diseases emerge every year, old diseases evolve into new forms, and ecological and socioeconomic upheavals change the transmission pathways that spread disease. But where does disease come from? How is it transmitted from one person to another? And why are some individuals more susceptible than others? In this Very Short Introduction, Marta Wayne and ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

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    Epidemics and Society

    From the Black Death to the Present

    Narrated by Eric Jason Martin ...

    Unabridged

    23 hours 34 min

    A "brilliant and sobering" (Paul Kennedy, Wall Street Journal) look at the history and human costs of pandemic outbreaks As seen on 60 Minutes The World Economic Forum #1 book to read for context on the coronavirus outbreak This sweeping exploration of the impact of epidemic diseases looks at how mass infectious outbreaks have shaped society, from the Black Death to today, and in a new preface ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    Necropolis

    Disease, Power, and Capitalism in the Cotton Kingdom

    Narrated by Janet Metzger ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 51 min

    Antebellum New Orleans sat at the heart of America's slave and cotton kingdoms. It was also where yellow fever epidemics killed as many as 150,000 people during the nineteenth century. With little understanding of mosquito-borne viruses, a person's only protection against the scourge was to "get acclimated" by surviving the disease. About half of those who contracted yellow fever died. Repeated ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    The Malaria Project

    The U.S. Government's Secret Mission to Find a Miracle Cure

    Narrated by Kimberly Farr ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 39 min

    A fascinating and shocking historical exposé, The Malaria Project is the story of America's secret mission to combat malaria during World War II—a campaign modeled after a German project which tested experimental drugs on men gone mad from syphilis.American war planners, foreseeing the tactical need for a malaria drug, recreated the German model, then grew it tenfold. Quickly becoming the biggest ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Spillover

    Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic

    by David Quammen ...
    Narrated by Jonathan Yen ...

    Unabridged

    20 hours 47 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.A gripping, timely book about the transmission of deadly viruses from animal to human populations, and how we can tackle a global pandemic.As globalization spreads and as we destroy the ancient ecosystems, we encounter strange and dangerous infections that originate in animals but that can be transmitted to humans. Diseases that were contained are being set free and the ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

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    The Long Haul

    Solving the Puzzle of the Pandemic's Long Haulers and How They Are Changing Healthcare Forever

    by Ryan Prior ...
    Narrated by Ryan Prior ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 56 min

    To the world's public health authorities, Covid-19 would either be a deadly disease for some, or it would be a simple respiratory illness for most-cleared up in a couple of weeks. But then tens of millions around the world got sick and stayed sick. With scientists and doctors caught off guard, these patients often found solace only in themselves, organizing support groups across continents while ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    The Pandemic Pivot

    A Report from the Institute for Policy Studies, the Transnational Institute, and Focus on the Global South

    by John Feffer ...
    Narrated by John Feffer ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 26 min

    Transformative change can come out of the COVID-19 crisis, which has exposed everything that's wrong with decades of the world's governments betting on militarism, competition, and wealth creation. A return to sanity and humane governance is still possible. We need a pandemic pivot. In June and July of 2020, the Institute for Policy Studies invited sixty-eight of the world's leading thinkers and ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Leading Through A Pandemic

    The Inside Story of Humanity, Innovation, and Lessons Learned During the COVID-19 Crisis

    Unabridged

    6 hours 26 min

    What was it like at the epicenter, inside the health system that cared for more COVID-19 patients than any other in the United States? Leading Through a Pandemic: The Inside Story of Lessons Learned about Innovation, Leadership, and Humanity During the COVID-19Crisis takes readers inside Northwell Health, New York's largest health system. From the C-suite to the front lines, the book reports on ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Contagio

    La evolución de las pandemias

    by David Quammen ...
    Narrated by Sebastián Rosas ...

    Unabridged

    22 hours 51 min

    «Deslumbrante Quammen: desvela lo que nos hace vivir y lo que nos mata con pasión, humor y conocimiento.»Daniel Arjona, El confidencialEL LIBRO INTERNACIONAL DE REFERENCIA DURANTE LA CUARENTENA.Desde hace años, para los expertos y cualquier persona informada, el estallido de la siguiente pandemia era una cuestión de tiempo, y su origen, evidente: un virus latente en animales que diera el salto al ... Read more

    $37.99 AUD

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    Infectious Madness

    The Surprising Science of How We "Catch" Mental Illness

    Narrated by Robert Petkoff ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 14 min

    A groundbreaking look at the connection between germs and mental illness, and how we can protect ourselves.Is it possible to catch autism or OCD the same way we catch the flu? Can a child's contact with cat litter lead to schizophrenia? In her eye-opening new book, National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author Harriet Washington reveals that we can in fact "catch" mental illness. In Infectious ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD