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    The Victory Lab

    The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns

    Narrated by Michael Goldstrom ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 57 min

    The book Politico calls “Moneyball for politics” shows how cutting-edge social science and analytics are reshaping the modern political campaign.Renegade thinkers are crashing the gates of a venerable American institution, shoving aside its so-called wise men and replacing them with a radical new data-driven order. We’ve seen it in sports, and now in The Victory Lab,journalist Sasha Issenberg ... Read more

    $33.70 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

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    On the Clock

    What Low-Wage Work Did to Me and How It Drives America Insane

    Narrated by Christine Lakin ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 6 min

    "Nickel and Dimed for the Amazon age," (Salon) the bitingly funny, eye-opening story of finding work in the automated and time-starved world of hourly low-wage laborAfter the local newspaper where she worked as a reporter closed, Emily Guendelsberger took a pre-Christmas job at an Amazon fulfillment center outside Louisville, Kentucky. There, the vending machines were stocked with painkillers, and ... Read more

    $37.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Toxic

    The Rotting Underbelly of the Tasmanian Salmon Industry

    Narrated by Richard Flanagan ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 3 min

    In a triumph of marketing, the Tasmanian salmon industry has for decades succeeded in presenting itself as world's best practice and its product as healthy and clean, grown in environmentally pristine conditions. What could be more appealing than the idea of Atlantic salmon sustainably harvested in some of the world's purest waters?But what are we eating when we eat Tasmanian salmon?Richard ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    A Promised Land

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

    Unabridged

    29 hours 10 min

    A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making-from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracyIn 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 world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his political ... Read more

    $47.33 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Small Is Beautiful

    A Study of Economics as if People Mattered

    Narrated by John Sackville ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 16 min

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Small is Beautiful by E F Schumacher.How does our economic system impact the way we live? Does it really affect what we truly care about?Oxford economist E. F. Schumacher provides an enlightening study of our economic system and its purpose, challenging the current state of excessive consumption in our society. Offering a crucial message for the ... Read more

    $20.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Becoming

    The Sunday Times Number One Bestseller

    Narrated by Michelle Obama ...

    Unabridged

    19 hours 3 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Becoming by Michelle Obama.Winner of the 2020 Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word AlbumWinner of the 2020 Audie Award for Autobiography/MemoirAn intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir; 15 million copies sold worldwideTHE NO. 1 BESTSELLERBRITISH BOOK AWARDS, NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR<strong... ... Read more

    $30.29 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Apocalypse Never

    Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All

    Narrated by Stephen Graybill ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 18 min

    Now a National Bestseller!Climate change is real but it’s not the end of the world. It is not even our most serious environmental problem.Michael Shellenberger has been fighting for a greener planet for decades. He helped save the world’s last unprotected redwoods. He co-created the predecessor to today’s Green New Deal. And he led a successful effort by climate scientists and activists to keep ... Read more

    $35.99 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

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Room Where It Happened

    A White House Memoir

    by John Bolton ...
    Narrated by Robert Petkoff ...

    Unabridged

    20 hours 52 min

    JOHN BOLTON READS THE EPILOGUE!As President Trump’s National Security Advisor, John Bolton spent many of his 453 days in the room where it happened, and the facts speak for themselves.The result is a White House memoir that is the most comprehensive and substantial account of the Trump Administration, and one of the few to date by a top-level official. With almost daily access to the President, ... Read more

    $44.91 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

    $22.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    How Democracies Die

    The International Bestseller: What History Reveals About Our Future

    Narrated by Fred Sanders ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 24 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of How Democracies Die by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt, read by Fred Sanders.Two Harvard professors explain the dangerous world we face todayDemocracies can die with a coup d'état - or they can die slowly. This happens most deceptively when in piecemeal fashion, with the election of an authoritarian leader, the abuse of governmental power and the ... Read more

    $18.93 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

    $26.21 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

    Narrated by Greta Thunberg ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 15 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.'Everything needs to change. And it has to start today'In August 2018 a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg, decided not to go to school one day. Her actions ended up sparking a global movement for action against the climate crisis, inspiring millions of pupils to go on strike for our planet, forcing governments to listen, and earning her a Nobel Peace Prize ... Read more

    $9.47 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The New Climate War

    The Fight to Take Back Our Planet

    Narrated by Tim Campbell ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 48 min

    A renowned climate scientist shows how fossil fuel companies have waged a thirty-year campaign to deflect blame and responsibility and delay action on climate change, and offers a battle plan for how we can save the planet.Recycle. Fly less. Eat less meat. These are some of the ways that we've been told can slow climate change. But the inordinate emphasis on individual behavior is the result of a ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Life Will Be the Death of Me

    . . . and you too!

    Narrated by Chelsea Handler ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 25 min

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The funny, sad, super-honest, all-true story of Chelsea Handler’s year of self-discovery—featuring a nerdily brilliant psychiatrist, a shaman, four Chow Chows, some well-placed security cameras, various family members (living and departed), friends, assistants, and a lot of ediblesA SKIMM READS PICK • “This will be one of your favorite books of all time.”—Amy ... Read more

    $29.95 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

    $40.42 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    How to Have Impossible Conversations

    A Very Practical Guide

    Unabridged

    6 hours 36 min

    From politics and religion to workplace negotiations, ace the high-stakes conversations in your life with this indispensable guide from a persuasion expert.In our current political climate, it seems impossible to have a reasonable conversation with anyone who has a different opinion. Whether you're online, in a classroom, an office, a town hall—or just hoping to get through a family dinner with a ... Read more

    $37.41 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

    $35.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The New Jim Crow

    Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colourblindness

    Narrated by Karen Chilton ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 14 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The New Jim Crow written by Michelle Alexander, read by Karen Chilton.Once in a great while a book comes along that radically changes our understanding of a crucial political issue and helps to fuel a social movement. The New Jim Crow is such a book. Lawyer and activist Michelle Alexander offers a stunning account of the rebirth of a caste-like system in ... Read more

    $22.72 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear

    The Utopian Plot to Liberate an American Town (And Some Bears)

    Narrated by Kevin Stillwell ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 52 min

    A tiny American town's plans for radical self-government overlooked one hairy detail: no one told the bears.Once upon a time, a group of libertarians got together and hatched the Free Town Project, a plan to take over an American town and completely eliminate its government. In 2004, they set their sights on Grafton, NH, a barely populated settlement with one paved road.When they descended on ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Feral

    Searching for Enchantment on the Frontiers of Rewilding

    Narrated by George Monbiot ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 47 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.**'Captivating. Will change the way you think about the natural world, and your place in it' Hugh Fearnley-WhittingstallIn Feral, George Monbiot, one of the world's most celebrated radical thinkers offers a riveting tale of possibility and travel in the wild**How many of us sometimes feel that we are scratching at the walls of this life, seeking to find our way into a ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Conversations with RBG

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Life, Love, Liberty, and Law

    by Jeffrey Rosen ...
    Narrated by Suzanne Toren, Peter Ganim ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 55 min

    "The audiobook version includes recorded conversations between the two from the 1990s to the present, delivering a compelling informal profile. As a permanent record of Ginsburg’s voice and fighting spirit, it’s an inspiring listen." — Paste**This program includes recorded conversations between Jeffrey Rosen and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.In this audiobook, Ruth Bader Ginsburg offers an intimate look at ... Read more

    $23.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    There Is Nothing for You Here

    Finding Opportunity in the Twenty-First Century

    by Fiona Hill ...
    Narrated by Fiona Hill ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 35 min

    **INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER | "As a memoir this is hard to put down; if you are seeking a better American future you should pick it up.”—Timothy Snyder, New York Times best-selling author of On TyrannyA celebrated foreign policy expert and key impeachment witness reveals how declining opportunity has set America on the grim path of modern Russia—and draws on her personal journey out of ... Read more

    $44.54 AUD or free with audiobook trial