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    Homo Deus

    A Brief History of Tomorrow

    Narrated by Derek Perkins ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 54 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Sapiens showed us where we came from. In uncertain times, Homo Deus shows us where we're going.Yuval Noah Harari envisions a near future in which we face a new set of challenges. Homo Deus explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that will shape the twenty-first century and beyond - from overcoming death to creating artificial life.It asks the fundamental ques... ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Unsettled

    What Climate Science Tells Us, What It Doesn't, and Why It Matters

    Narrated by Jay Aaseng ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 14 min

    "Surging sea levels are inundating the coasts.""Hurricanes and tornadoes are becoming fiercer and more frequent.""Climate change will be an economic disaster."You've heard all this presented as fact. But according to science, all of these statements are profoundly misleading.When it comes to climate change, the media, politicians, and other prominent voic... ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    On Fascism

    12 Lessons from American History

    Narrated by Kevin Stillwell ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 18 min

    An expert on American authoritarianism offers a searing rebuke of the exceptional narrative that dominates our understanding of US history. In 12 lessons, Matthew C. MacWilliams' On Fascism exposes the divisive rhetoric, strongman tactics, violent othering, and authoritarian attitudes that course through American history and compete with our egalitarian, democratic aspirations. Trumpism isn’t new, ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    How Powerful We Are

    Behind the scenes with one of Australia's leading activists

    by Sally Rugg ...
    Narrated by Sally Rugg ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 23 min

    'Incisive, blistering and tender. Sally is one of our most valiant warriors.' - Clementine Ford, author of FIGHT LIKE A GIRL and BOYS WILL BE BOYS'Proof that the personal is always political - and love really can save the world.' - Jamila Rizvi, author of NOT JUST LUCKY'Rugg's passion and insight make for a propulsive tale' - Sydney Morning HeraldEven if you're not an activist (yet), at a time ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Arguing with Zombies

    Economics, Politics, and the Fight for a Better Future

    by Paul Krugman ...
    Narrated by Paul Krugman, Rob Shapiro ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 15 min

    An accessible, compelling introduction to today’s major policy issues from the New York Times columnist, best-selling author, and Nobel prize–winning economist Paul Krugman.There is no better guide than Paul Krugman to basic economics, the ideas that animate much of our public policy. Likewise, there is no stronger foe of zombie economics, the misunderstandings that just won’t die.In Arguing with ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Watergate

    Unabridged

    25 hours 25 min

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * “Do we need still another Watergate book? The answer turns out to be yes—this one.” —The Washington Post * “Dazzling.” —The New York Times Book ReviewFrom the New York Times bestselling author of The Only Plane in the Sky, comes the first definitive narrative history of Watergate—“the best and fullest account of the crisis, one unlikely to be surpassed anytime soon” (<. ... Read more

    $51.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    A Promised Land

    by Barack Obama ...
    Narrated by Barack Obama ...

    Unabridged

    29 hours 10 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.THE #1 SUNDAY TIMES AND AUDIBLE BESTSELLERA riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making-from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy.In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free ... Read more

    $43.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    For the Good of the World

    Is Global Agreement on Global Challenges Possible?

    Narrated by Mike Cooper ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 28 min

    A lucid and inspiring consideration of the challenges we and our world now face, and a proposal for a way to overcome themCan we human beings agree on a set of values which will allow us to confront the numerous threats that we and our planet face?Or will we continue our disagreements, rivalries, and antipathies, even as we collectively approach what, in the not-impossible extreme, might be ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Consequences of Capitalism

    Manufacturing Discontent and Resistance

    Narrated by Donald Corren ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 10 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.An essential primer on capitalism, politics and how the world works, based on the hugely popular undergraduate lecture series 'What is Politics?'Is there an alternative to capitalism? In this landmark text Chomsky and Waterstone chart a critical map for a more just and sustainable society.'Covid-19 has revealed glaring failures and monstrous brutalities in the current ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Food Fix

    How to Save Our Health, Our Economy, Our Communities and Our Planet – One Bite at a Time

    by Mark Hyman ...
    Narrated by Mark Hyman ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 16 min

    Our most powerful tool to reverse the global epidemic of chronic disease, heal the environment, reform politics, and revive economies is food. What we eat has tremendous implications not just for our waistlines, but also for the planet, society, and the global economy. What we do to our bodies, we do to the planet; and what we do to the planet, we do to our bodies.In Food Fix Mark Hyman explains ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Becoming

    The Sunday Times Number One Bestseller

    Narrated by Michelle Obama ...

    Unabridged

    19 hours 3 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Winner of the 2020 Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word AlbumWinner of the 2020 Audie Award for Autobiography/MemoirAn intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir; 17 million copies sold worldwideTHE NO. 1 BESTSELLERBRITISH BOOK AWARDS, NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEARTHE SUNDAY TIMES, MEMOIR OF THE YEAR</stro... ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    How to Avoid a Climate Disaster

    The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need

    by Bill Gates ...
    Narrated by Bill Gates, Wil Wheaton ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 11 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Bill Gates has spent a decade investigating the causes and effects of climate change. With the help of experts in the fields of physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, political science, and finance, he has focused on what must be done in order to stop the planet's slide toward certain environmental disaster. In this book, he not only explains why we need to work toward ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    What Happened

    Unabridged

    18 hours 35 min

    “An engaging, beautifully synthesized page-turner” (Slate). The #1 New York Times bestseller and Time #1 Nonfiction Book of the Year: Hillary Rodham Clinton’s most personal memoir yet, about the 2016 presidential election.In this “candid and blackly funny” (The New York Times) memoir, Hillary Rodham Clinton reveals what she was thinking and feeling during one of the most controversial and ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Audacity of Hope

    Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream

    by Barack Obama ...
    Narrated by Barack Obama ...

    Abridged

    6 hours 10 min

    In July 2004, Barack Obama electrified the Democratic National Convention with an address that spoke to Americans across the political spectrum. Now, in The Audacity of Hope, Senator Obama calls for a different brand of politics–a politics for those weary of bitter partisanship and alienated by the “endless clash of armies” we see in Congress and on the campaign trail; a politics rooted in the ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Signal and the Noise

    Why So Many Predictions Fail-but Some Don't

    by Nate Silver ...
    Narrated by Mike Chamberlain ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 21 min

    **UPDATED FOR 2020 WITH A NEW PREFACE BY NATE SILVER"One of the more momentous books of the decade." —The New York Times Book Review**Nate Silver built an innovative system for predicting baseball performance, predicted the 2008 election within a hair’s breadth, and became a national sensation as a blogger—all by the time he was thirty. He solidified his standing as the nation's foremost political ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    I'll Take Your Questions Now

    What I Saw at the Trump White House

    Narrated by Stephanie Grisham ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 58 min

    The most frank and intimate portrait of the Trump White House yetStephanie Grisham rose from being a junior press wrangler on the Trump campaign in 2016 to assuming top positions in the administration as White House press secretary and communications director, while at the same time acting as First Lady Melania Trump’s communications director and eventually chief of staff. Few members of the Trump ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    On Fire

    The Burning Case for a Green New Deal

    by Naomi Klein ...
    Narrated by Naomi Klein, Rebecca Lowman ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 21 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.On Fire by Naomi Klein is read by Rebecca Lowman with an introduction read by the author.For more than twenty years, Naomi Klein has been the foremost chronicler of the economic war waged on both people and planet - and the champion of a sweeping environmental agenda with justice at its centre. Her books have defined our era. On Fire gathers for the first time more than a ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    America: The Farewell Tour

    by Chris Hedges ...
    Narrated by Fred Sanders ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 17 min

    Chris Hedges’s profound and provocative examination of America in crisis is “an exceedingly…provocative book, certain to arouse controversy, but offering a point of view that needs to be heard” (Booklist), about how bitter hopelessness and malaise have resulted in a culture of sadism and hate.America, says Pulitzer Prize­–winning reporter Chris Hedges, is convulsed by an array of pathologies that ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister

    Three Women at the Heart of Twentieth-Century China

    by Jung Chang ...
    Narrated by Joanna David ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 32 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The best-known modern Chinese fairy tale is the story of three sisters from Shanghai, who for most of the twentieth century were at the centre of power in China. It was sometimes said that 'One loved money, one loved power and one loved her country', but there was far more to the Soong sisters than these caricatures. As China battled through a hundred years of wars, ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump

    37 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President - Updated and Expanded with New Essays

    Unabridged

    17 hours 26 min

    As this bestseller predicted, Trump has only grown more erratic and dangerous as the pressures on him mount. This new edition includes new essays bringing the audiobook up to date—because this is still not normal.Originally released in fall 2017, The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump was a runaway bestseller. Alarmed Americans and international onlookers wanted to know: What is wrong with him?That ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Tyranny of Merit

    What's Become of the Common Good?

    Narrated by Michael J. Sandel ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 17 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.These are dangerous times for democracy. We live in an age of winners and losers, where the odds are stacked in favour of the already fortunate. Stalled social mobility and entrenched inequality give the lie to the promise that "you can make it if you try". And the consequence is a brew of anger and frustration that has fuelled populist protest, with the triumph of Brexit ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Road to Unfreedom

    Russia, Europe, America

    Narrated by Timothy Snyder ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 10 min

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of The Road to Unfreedom, written and read by Timothy Snyder.The past is another country, the old saying goes. The same might be said of the future. But which country? For Europeans and Americans today, the answer is Russia.Today's Russia is an oligarchy propped up by illusions and repression. But it also represents the fulfilment of tendencies already ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Midnight in Washington

    How We Almost Lost Our Democracy and Still Could

    by Adam Schiff ...
    Narrated by Adam Schiff ...

    Unabridged

    18 hours 2 min

    **#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The vital inside account of American democracy in its darkest hour, from the rise of autocracy unleashed by Trump to the January 6 insurrection, and a warning that those forces remain as potent as ever—from the congressman who led the first impeachment of Donald J. Trump“Engaging and informative . . . a manual for how to probe and question power, how to hold ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Who Rules the World?

    by Noam Chomsky ...
    Narrated by Brian Jones ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 59 min

    The essential account of geopolitics right now, from one of our greatest living intellectuals - including a new afterword on President Donald TrumpNoam Chomsky: philosopher, political writer, fearless activist. No one has done more to question the hidden actors who govern our lives, calling the powers that be to account. Here he presents Who Rules the World?, his definitive account of those powers ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial