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    Still Life

    by Sarah Winman ...
    Narrated by Sarah Winnman ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 55 min

    THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER AND BBC RADIO 4 BOOK AT BEDTIME PICK‘Sheer joy' Graham Norton, author of Home Stretch‘Utterly beautiful … filled with hope’ Joanna Cannon, author of Three Things About Elsie‘A bear-hug of a book’ Rachel Joyce, author of Miss Benson’s BeetleFrom the author of When God was a Rabbit and Tin Man, <e... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    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

    $19.89 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe

    Narrated by Niall Ferguson ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 35 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Disasters are inherently hard to predict. But when catastrophe strikes, we ought to be better prepared than the Romans were when Vesuvius erupted or medieval Italians when the Black Death struck. We have science on our side, after all. Yet the responses of many developed countries to a new pathogen from China were badly bungled. Why?While populist rulers certainly ... Read more

    $28.69 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

    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

    $28.69 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Troy

    Our Greatest Story Retold

    by Stephen Fry ...
    Narrated by Stephen Fry ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 59 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Following the bestselling retellings of the Greek myths in Mythos and Heroes, Stephen Fry's bewitching third volume Troy - concerning love and war, passion and power - is now ready for ordering.The story of Troy speaks to all of us - the kidnapping of Helen, a queen celebrated for her beauty, sees the Greeks launch a thousand ships against the city of Troy, to which they ... Read more

    $28.69 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Last Woman Hanged

    Narrated by Jennifer Vuletic ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 33 min

    Two husbands, four trials and one bloody execution: Winner of the 2015 Davitt Award for Best Crime Book (Non-fiction) -- the terrible true story of Louisa Collins.In January 1889, Louisa Collins, a 41-year-old mother of ten children, became the first woman hanged at Darlinghurst Gaol and the last woman hanged in New South Wales. Both of Louisa's husbands had died suddenly and the Crown, convinced ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Queens of Jerusalem

    The Women Who Dared to Rule

    Narrated by Katherine Pangonis ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 19 min

    In 1187 Saladin's armies besieged the holy city of Jerusalem. He had previously annihilated Jerusalem's army at the battle of Hattin, and behind the city's high walls a last-ditch defence was being led by an unlikely trio - including Sibylla, Queen of Jerusalem. They could not resist Saladin, but, if they were lucky, they could negotiate terms that would save the lives of the city's inhabitants ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Don't Forget Us Here

    Lost and Found at Guantanamo

    Unabridged

    12 hours 25 min

    This moving, eye-opening memoir of an innocent man detained at Guantánamo Bay for fifteen years tells a story of humanity in the unlikeliest of places and an unprecedented look at life at Guantánamo.At the age of 18, Mansoor Adayfi left his home in Yemen for a cultural mission to Afghanistan. He never returned. Kidnapped by warlords and then sold to the US after 9/11, he was disappeared to ... Read more

    $37.04 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    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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    Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the African American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race

    Narrated by Robin Miles ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 47 min

    The Top 10 Sunday Times BestsellerNOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTUREOscar Nominated For Best Picture and Best Adapted ScreenplaySet amid the civil rights movement, the never-before-told true story of NASA’s African-American female mathematicians who played a crucial role in America’s space program.Before Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of professionals worked as ‘Human Computers’, calculating ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Clanlands

    Whisky, Warfare, and a Scottish Adventure Like No Other

    Unabridged

    10 hours 22 min

    A road trip book with a difference. Stars of Outlander - Sam Heughan & Graham McTavish - explore Scotland, a land of raw beauty, poetry, feuding, music, history, and warfare.Narrated by Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish, with a foreword written and read by Diana Gabaldon.From their faithful camper van to boats, kayaks, bicycles, and motorbikes, join stars of Outlander Sam and Graham on a road trip ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Chance

    by Andrew Rule ...
    Narrated by Brett Swain ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 14 min

    'If you want to bet on numbers, go to a casino. If you want theatre, go to the races.' - Les CarlyonAll his life, Andrew Rule has watched racing's heroes and villains, dreamers and schemers.In Chance, he distils the daring, the desperation and danger of the track, peeling back some of racing's most famous and infamous moments, its celebrations and its secrets, the grittiness behind the glitz.There ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Infinite Game

    by Simon Sinek ...
    Narrated by Simon Sinek ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 56 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.A REVOLUTIONARY APPROACH TO LONG TERM BUSINESS STRATEGY FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF START WITH WHYThe New York Times-bestselling author of Start With Why, Leaders Eat Last, and Together Is Better offers a bold new approach to business strategy by asking one question: are you playing the finite game or the infinite game?In The Infinite Game, Sinek applies game ... ... Read more

    $23.31 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Australian Code Breakers

    Our top-secret war with the Kaiser's Reich

    by James Phelps ...
    Narrated by James Saunders ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 7 min

    The extraordinary story of a headmaster turned cryptographer, and our top-secret war with the Kaiser's Reich.On 11 August 1914, just days after war had been declared, Australian Captain J.T. Richardson boarded a German merchant vessel fleeing Melbourne's Port Phillip and audaciously seized a top-secret naval codebook. The fledgling Australian Navy had an opportunity to immediately change the ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Art of War, The

    by Sun Tzu ...
    Narrated by Stephen Paul Alridge Jr ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 7 min

    The Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise. The work, which is attributed to the ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu is composed of 13 chapters. Each one is devoted to an aspect of warfare and how it applies to military strategy and tactics. For almost 1,500 years it was the lead text in an anthology that would be formalised as the Seven Military Classics by Emperor Shenzong of ... Read more

    $1.38 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Emperor's Exile (Eagles of the Empire 19)

    The thrilling Sunday Times bestseller

    by Simon Scarrow ...
    Narrated by Jonathan Keeble ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours

    The gripping and action-packed new Roman army adventure in the Eagles of the Empire series by Sunday Times bestselling author Simon Scarrow. The perfect read for readers of Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell.Tribune Cato and Centurion Macro, hardened veterans of the Roman army, have faced the Empire's enemies from Britannia to Parthia, from Hispania to Judea. Now once again they are on a mission ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    In the Shadow of the Empress

    The Defiant Lives of Maria Theresa, Mother of Marie Antoinette, and Her Daughters

    Narrated by Emma Newman ...

    Unabridged

    23 hours 8 min

    Out of the thrilling and tempestuous eighteenth century comes the sweeping family saga of beautiful Maria Theresa, a sovereign of extraordinary strength and vision, the only woman ever to inherit and rule the vast Habsburg empire in her own name, and three of her remarkable daughters: lovely, talented Maria Christina, governor-general of the Austrian Netherlands; spirited Maria Carolina, the ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Person of Interest

    Why Jesus Still Matters in a World that Rejects the Bible

    Narrated by J. Wallace ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 18 min

    Can the truth about Jesus be uncovered--even without a body or a crime scene? Join cold-case detective and bestselling author J. Warner Wallace as he investigates Jesus using an innovative and unique approach he employs to solve real missing person murder cases.In Person of Interest, Wallace carefully sifts through the evidence from history alone, without relying on the New Testament. You'll ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    James Cook

    The story behind the man who mapped the world

    Narrated by Michael Carman ...

    Unabridged

    21 hours 23 min

    The name Captain James Cook is one of the most recognisable in Australian history - an almost mythic figure who is often discussed, celebrated, reviled and debated.But who was the real James Cook?This Yorkshire farm boy would go on to become the foremost mariner, scientist, navigator and cartographer of his era, and to personally map a third of the globe. His great voyages of discovery were ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Happiest Man on Earth

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

    Unabridged

    4 hours 41 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

    $25.00 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Mythos

    The Greek Myths Retold

    by Stephen Fry ...
    Narrated by Stephen Fry ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 25 min

    Step into another world - of magic, mayhem, monsters and maniacal gods - in Stephen Fry's momentous Sunday Times bestseller Mythos, brought to you by Penguin.Lose yourself in the wonder of Greek myths in Stephen Fry's vivid retelling of the ancient classics.Marvel in awe at the wise Athena as she is born from the cracking open of the great head of Zeus.Shiver in fear when Pandora opens her jar of ... Read more

    $28.69 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Has the West Lost It?

    A Provocation

    Narrated by Jonathan Keeble ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 21 min

    Penguin Audio presents Has the West Lost It? by Kishore Mahbubani, read by Jonathan Keeble.The West's centuries-old status as the centre of global wealth and power is coming to an end. As the new powers - China and India from Asia and others from Africa and Latin America - rise to the top of the world's pecking order, how should the West react? Kishore Mahbubani argues passionately and ... Read more

    $16.14 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Barbarians at the Gate

    The Fall of RJR Nabisco

    Narrated by Eric Jason Martin ...

    Unabridged

    22 hours 18 min

    “One of the finest, most compelling accounts of what happened to corporate America and Wall Street in the 1980’s.” —New York Times Book ReviewA #1 New York Times bestseller and arguably the best business narrative ever written, Barbarians at the Gate is the classic account of the fall of RJR Nabisco. An enduring masterpiece of investigative journalism by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar, it includes ... Read more

    $57.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Born A Crime

    Stories from a South African Childhood

    by Trevor Noah ...
    Narrated by Trevor Noah ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 44 min

    The compelling, inspiring, (often comic) coming-of-age story of Trevor Noah, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed.One of the comedy world's brightest new voices, Trevor Noah is a light-footed but sharp-minded observer of the absurdities of politics, race and identity, sharing jokes and insights drawn from the wealth of experience acquired in his ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial