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    The Happiest Man on Earth

    by Eddie Jaku ...
    Narrated by Jacek Koman ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 54 min

    WINNER OF THE ABIA BIOGRAPHY OF THE YEAR 2021Life can be beautiful if you make it beautiful. It is up to you.Eddie Jaku always considered himself a German first, a Jew second. He was proud of his country. But all of that changed in November 1938, when he was beaten, arrested and taken to a concentration camp.Over the next seven years, Eddie faced unimaginable horrors every day, first in Buchenwald ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Landslide

    The Final Days of the Trump Presidency

    by Michael Wolff ...
    Narrated by Michael Wolff, Holter Graham ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 11 min

    Includes an introduction read by Michael Wolff, as well as archival recordings of speeches made by Rudy Giuliani, Sidney Powell, and Donald Trump.'We won. Won in a landslide. This was a landslide.'President Donald J. Trump, 6 January 2021Politics has given us some shocking and confounding moments but none have come close to the careening final days of Donald Trump's presidency: the surreal stage ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Bob Hawke

    Demons and Destiny

    by Troy Bramston ...
    Narrated by Troy Bramston ...

    Unabridged

    22 hours 6 min

    This unprecedented biography of Hawke includes an exclusive series of interviews with him - the last that he gave - as well as unfiltered access to his extensive trove of personal papers. It features new interviews with more than 100 people who knew and worked with Hawke, including his family and friends; political and union colleagues, and rivals; advisers and public servants; and journalists; ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Utopians

    Six Attempts to Build the Perfect Society

    by Anna Neima ...
    Narrated by Tania Rodrigues ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 42 min

    'Neima’s book, impeccably researched and beautifully written, will be an inspiration for anyone looking to an alternative future today.' - Stella Tillyard, author of Aristocrats and The Great Level'Deeply interesting and a pleasure to read, The Utopians illuminates the history of “social dreaming” at a time when it has never been more needed.' - Alison Light, author of A Radical Romance, Common ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family and Defiance During the Blitz

    by Erik Larson ...
    Narrated by Matt Addis ...

    Unabridged

    20 hours 31 min

    THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER‘Every time Churchill took to the airwaves it was as if he were injecting adrenaline-soaked courage directly into the British people … Larson tells the story of how that feat was accomplished … Fresh, fast and deeply moving.’ New York TimesA STARTLING, GRIPPING PORTRAIT OF WHAT IT WAS LIKE TO BE ALIVE IN BRITAIN DURING THE BLITZ, AND WHAT IT WAS LIKE TO BE AROUND ... Read more

    $58.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Society's Queen

    The Life of Edith, Marchioness of Londonderry

    Narrated by Charlotte Strevens ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 32 min

    From the author of the critically acclaimed THE VICEROY'S DAUGHTERS, the story of a glittering aristocrat who was also at the heart of political society in the interwar years.At the age of twenty-one, Edith Chaplin married one of the most eligible bachelors of the day, the eldest son of the sixth Marquess of Londonderry. Her husband served in the Ulster cabinet and was Air Minister in the National ... Read more

    $39.99 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

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    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

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    Burke and Wills

    The triumph and tragedy of Australia's most famous explorers

    Narrated by Michael Carman ...

    Unabridged

    23 hours 43 min

    'They have left here today!' he calls to the others. When King puts his hand down above the ashes of the fire, it is to find it still hot. There is even a tiny flame flickering from the end of one log. They must have left just hours ago.MELBOURNE, 20 AUGUST 1860. In an ambitious quest to be the first Europeans to cross the harsh Australian continent, the Victorian Exploring Expedition sets off, ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Man’s Search for Meaning

    An Introduction to Logotherapy

    Narrated by Simon Vance ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 45 min

    Man’s Search for Meaning is the chilling yet inspirational story of Viktor Frankl’s struggle to hold on to hope during the unspeakable horrors of his years as a prisoner in Nazi concentration camps. Between 1942 and 1945 Frankl labored in four different camps, including Auschwitz, while his parents, brother, and pregnant wife perished. Based on his own experience and the experiences of those he ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    I Am Malala

    The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban

    Unabridged

    9 hours 53 min

    *Winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize*'Malala is an inspiration to girls and women all over the world' J K Rowling'Inspirational and powerful' GRAZIA'For sheer inspiration read I Am Malala' SUNDAY TIMES'A tale of immense courage and conviction' INDEPENDENT'She has the heart and courage of a lioness and is a true inspiration' Lorraine Kelly, THE SUN</... ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Gulag Archipelago

    Unabridged

    23 hours 29 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The audiobook edition of The Gulag Archipelago by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, read by the author's son, Ignat Solzhenitsyn.With a new foreword written and read by Jordan B. Peterson, and an exclusive Q&A between Jordan B. Peterson and Ignat Solzhenitsyn.The officially approved abridgement of The Gulag Archipelago Volumes I, II & III.A vast canvas of camps, prisons, tra... ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Spy and the Traitor

    The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

    by Ben MacIntyre ...
    Narrated by Ben MacIntyre ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 33 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.*The No.1 Sunday Times Bestseller**Shortlisted for the 2018 Baillie Gifford Prize**Bill Gates' Top 5 Books for 2020*'THE BEST TRUE SPY STORY I HAVE EVER READ' JOHN LE CARRÉA thrilling Cold War story about a KGB double agent, by one of Britain's greatest historians - now with a new afterwordOn a warm July evening in 1985, a mid... ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Zero Negativity: The Power of Positive Thinking

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

    Unabridged

    8 hours 12 min

    NO.1 BESTSELLER ANT MIDDLETON SHARES HIS SECRETS ABOUT HIS POSITIVE MINDSET AND TEACHES YOU TO LIVE A LIFE WITH ZERO NEGATIVITYThere are times when life feels like it has you cornered: financial difficulties, relationship issues, work problems, all of the above. Every one of us, at one time or another, will have to face up to the challenges that come our way. And there are two ways of meeting them ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

    Narrated by Simon Winchester ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 45 min

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2018Bestselling author Simon Winchester writes a magnificent history of the pioneering engineers who developed precision machinery to allow us to see as far as the moon and as close as the Higgs boson.Precision is the key to everything. It is an integral, unchallenged and essential component of our modern social, mercantile, scientific, ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Endurance

    Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage

    Narrated by Simon Prebble ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 21 min

    This is a new reading of the thrilling account of one of the most astonishing feats of exploration and human courage ever recorded.In August of 1914, the British ship Endurance set sail for the South Atlantic. In October, 1915, still half a continent away from its intended base, the ship was trapped, then crushed in the ice. For five months, Sir Ernest Shackleton and his men, drifting on ice packs ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    In Order To Live

    A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom

    by Yeonmi Park ...
    Narrated by Eji Kim ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 37 min

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of In Order to Live written by Yeonmi Park and read by Eji Kim.Yeonmi Park was not dreaming of freedom when she escaped from North Korea. She didn't even know what it meant to be free. All she knew was that she was running for her life, that if she and her family stayed behind they would die - from starvation, or disease, or even ... Read more

    $17.99 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

    American Sniper

    The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History

    Narrated by John Pruden ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 18 min

    NOW A BLOCKBUSTER MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY CLINT EASTWOOD—NOMINATED FOR SIX ACADEMY AWARDS, INCLUDING BEST PICTUREFrom 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States military history. His fellow American warriors, whom he protected with deadly precision from rooftops and stealth positions during the Iraq War, called him “The Legend”; meanwhile, the ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Churchill

    Walking with Destiny

    Narrated by Stephen Thorne ...

    Unabridged

    50 hours 28 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Winston Churchill towers over every other figure in 20th-century British history. By the time of his death at the age of 90 in 1965, many thought him to be the greatest man in the world.There have been over a thousand previous biographies of Churchill. Andrew Roberts now draws on over 40 new sources, including the private diaries of King George VI, used in no previous ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    On Leopard Rock: A Life of Adventures

    by Wilbur Smith ...
    Narrated by Saul Reichlin ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 2 min

    Wilbur Smith has lived an incredible life of adventure, and now he shares the extraordinary true stories that have inspired his fiction.From being attacked by lions to close encounters with deadly reef sharks, from getting lost in the African bush without water to crawling the precarious tunnels of gold mines, from marlin fishing with Lee Marvin to near death from crash-landing a Cessna airplane, ... Read more

    $62.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Note Through the Wire

    by Doug Gold ...
    Narrated by Conrad Coleby ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 17 min

    A WWII prisoner of war, a resistance heroine and their incredible true story. In the heart of Nazi-occupied Europe, two people meet fleetingly in a chance encounter. Josefine Lobnik is a Yugoslav underground resistance fighter; Bruce Murray a New Zealand soldier and prisoner of war. A crumpled note passes between these two strangers and sets them on a course that will change their lives forever. ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Permanent Record

    A Memoir of a Reluctant Whistleblower

    Narrated by Holter Graham ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 30 min

    THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLEREdward Snowden, the man who risked everything to expose the US government’s system of mass surveillance, reveals for the first time the story of his life, including how he helped to build that system and what motivated him to try to bring it down.In 2013, twenty-nine-year-old Edward Snowden shocked the world when he broke with the American intelligence ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Break Point

    SAS: Who Dares Wins Host's Incredible True Story

    Narrated by Ollie Ollerton ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLEREx-Special Forces' soldier and host of SAS: Who Dares Wins, Ollie Ollerton narrates his incredible story for the first time.Where is your break point?Is it here? Facing the gruelling SAS selection process on one leg, with a busted ankle and the finish line nowhere in sight?Or here? Under heavy fire from armed kidnappers while prot... ... Read more

    $68.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial