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History & Criticism Audiobooks

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    The Wit and Wisdom of Bridgerton

    Lady Whistledown's Official Guide

    by Julia Quinn ...
    Narrated by Rosalyn Landor ...
    Series series Bridgertons

    Unabridged

    2 hours 50 min

    Dear Reader,The Bridgertons are by far the most prolific family in the upper echelons ofsociety, both in deed and word, and now, for the first time, their most indeliblequips and barbs have been gathered here for your reading pleasure.From Anthony’s arrogance to Hyacinth’s hijinks, the family has long been fodderfor society gossips … and indeed even for This Author, who has come out ofretirement ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

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    Woke Up This Morning: The Definitive Oral History of The Sopranos

    Unabridged

    13 hours 41 min

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWho made the phone call that got HBO to launch the show? What’s the significance of all those eggs? And, what the hell ever happened to the Russian? In Woke Up This Morning, Michael Imperioli and Steve Schirripa have all the answers – and they’re revealing where all the bodies are buried.Inspired by the incredibly successful Talking Sopranos podcast, The Sopranos stars ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

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    The World of Downton Abbey

    Narrated by Elizabeth McGovern ...

    Abridged

    3 hours 23 min

    Downton Abbey has captured the imagination of the nation. Written by Oscar-winning writer Julian Fellowes the show has become the benchmark for quality drama, and a commentary on all things British.Downton Abbey portrays a world of elegance and decadence, a world of duty and obedience and a world of romance and rivalry: this companion book, full of rich historical detail, takes fans deeper into ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

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    Sex and the City and Us

    How Four Single Women Changed the Way We Think, Live, and Love

    Narrated by Joy Osmanski ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 15 min

    The bestselling author of Seinfeldia offers a fascinating retrospective of the iconic and award-winning television series, Sex and the City, in a “bubbly, yet fierce cultural dissection of the groundbreaking show” (Chicago Tribune).This is the story of how a columnist, two gay men, and a writers’ room full of women used their own poignant, hilarious, and humiliating stories to launch a cultural ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    As Luck Would Have It

    by Derek Jacobi ...
    Narrated by Derek Jacobi ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 45 min

    Star of stage, screen and television, and one of only two people to be awarded two Knighthoods, Sir Derek Jacobi is one of Britain’s most distinguished actors.‘If you want to be an actor, don’t. If you need to be an actor, do.’The world of theatre could not have been further from Derek’s childhood: an only child, born in Leytonstone, London. With his father a department store manager father and ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    When the News Broke

    Chicago 1968 and the Polarizing of America

    Narrated by Rosemary Benson ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 56 min

    "The whole world is watching!" cried protestors at the 1968 Democratic convention as Chicago police beat them in the streets. When some of that violence was then aired on network television, another kind of hell broke loose. Some viewers were stunned and outraged; others thought the protestors deserved what they got. No one-least of all Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley-was happy with how the ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Westworld and Philosophy

    If You Go Looking for the Truth, Get the Whole Thing

    Series series Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture

    Unabridged

    9 hours 35 min

    Have you ever questioned the nature of your reality? HBO's Westworld, a high-concept cerebral television series which explores the emergence of artificial consciousness at a futuristic amusement park, raises numerous questions about the nature of consciousness and its bearing on the divide between authentic and artificial life. Are our choices our own? What is the relationship between the mind and ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Raise Some Shell: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    Narrated by Joe Hempel ...
    Series Audiobook 2 - Pop Classics

    Unabridged

    4 hours 4 min

    Celebrating the persistence of Turtle Power Raise Some Shell critically and cleverly examines the origins, evolution, and impact of the Ninja Turtles phenomenon ― from its beginning as a self-published black-and-white comic book in 1984, through its transformation into a worldwide transmedia phenomenon by the middle of the 1990s, and up to the sale of the property to Nickelodeon in 2009 and ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Welcome to the O.C.

    The Oral History

    Unabridged

    11 hours 18 min

    “A fascinating peek behind the making of a megahit, and a delightful bit of nostalgia for those of us who remember life before streaming TV.” —Town & CountryWelcome to the O.C., b*tch: it’s the definitive oral history of beloved TV show The O.C., from the show’s creators, featuring interviews with the cast and crew, providing a behind-the-scenes look into how the show was made, the ups and downs ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Kindness and Wonder

    Why Mister Rogers Matters Now More Than Ever

    by Gavin Edwards ...
    Narrated by Jeremy Arthur ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 5 min

    A pop culture celebration of Fred Rogers and the enduring legacy of his beloved, award-winning PBS show Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood that offers essential wisdom to help us in our troubled times.Won’t you be my neighbor?For more than thirty years, Fred Rogers was a beloved fixture in American homes. Warm and welcoming, he spoke directly to children—and their parents—about the marvels of the world, ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    When Women Invented Television

    The Untold Story of the Female Powerhouses Who Pioneered the Way We Watch Today

    Narrated by Nan McNamara ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 40 min

    “Leaps at the throat of television history and takes down the patriarchy with its fervent, inspired prose. When Women Invented Television offers proof that what we watch is a reflection of who we are as a people.” —Nathalia Holt, New York Times bestselling author of Rise of the Rocket GirlsNew York Times bestselling author of Seinfeldia Jennifer Keishin Armstrongtells the little-... ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    The World of Sanditon

    The Official Companion to the ITV Series

    by Sara Sheridan ...
    Narrated by Adrian Scarborough ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 36 min

    This Autumn, Jane Austen's final incomplete novel Sanditon will be brought to a primetime television audience on ITV for the very first time by Emmy® and BAFTA-Award winning screenwriter Andrew Davies (War & Peace, Mr Selfridge, Les Misérables, Pride and Prejudice).Written only months before Austen's death in 1817, Sanditon tells the story of the joyously impulsive, spirited and unconventional ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    The Fresh Prince Project

    How the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Remixed America

    by Chris Palmer ...
    Narrated by Kevin R. Free ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 25 min

    This “one-of-a-kind” (Jeff Pearlman, New York Times bestselling author) cultural history of the beloved nineties sitcom that launched Will Smith to superstardom—The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air—is perfect for fans of Seinfeldia and Best Wishes, Warmest Regards.More than thirty years have passed since The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air premiered on NBC but unlike other family sitcoms of its era, it has ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    The Gilmore Girls Companion

    by A. S. Berman ...
    Narrated by Nat Segaloff ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 30 min

    Since we first peeked into Stars Hollow, Connecticut, on October 5, 2000, Gilmore Girls has delighted people worldwide. Combining unparalleled writing with endearing characters and a respect for the complexities of life, the series continues to bring people together today.The Gilmore Girls Companion takes you behind the scenes of this television classic, from the first glimmer of the idea to the ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    The Green Mister Rogers

    Environmentalism in Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

    Narrated by Kathy Bell Denton ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 33 min

    Fred Rogers was an international celebrity. He was a pioneer in children's television, an advocate for families, and a multimedia artist and performer. He wrote the television scripts and music, performed puppetry, sang, hosted, and directed Mister Rogers' Neighborhood for more than thirty years. Rogers' direct, slow, gentle, and empathic approach is supported by his superior emotional strength, ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Andy and Don

    The Making of a Friendship and a Classic American TV Show

    Narrated by George Newbern ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 29 min

    A lively and revealing biography of Andy Griffith and Don Knotts, this “humorous, informative, and poignant book” celebrates the powerful real-life friendship behind one of America’s most iconic television programs and “shows how the magic was created” (Library Journal).Andy Griffith and Don Knotts first met on Broadway in the 1950s. When Andy moved to Hollywood to film a TV pilot for a comedy ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Retro Active Television

    An In-Depth Perspective on Classic TV's Social Circuitry

    Narrated by Herbie J Pilato, Eric Scott ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 36 min

    Grand Prize Winner Los Angeles Book Festival Ever wonder what the people who bring us our TV entertainment are thinking? Television and pop culture historian and author Herbie J Pilato has, and now takes listeners on a provocative and entertaining look into the agenda behind TV shows and the resulting trends. Even when it seemed television programming was primarily mindless, there was serious ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Audition

    A Memoir

    Narrated by Bernadette Dunne ...

    Unabridged

    26 hours 46 min

    Young people starting out in television sometimes say to me: “I want to be you.” My stock reply is always: “Then you have to take the whole package.”And now, at last, the most important woman in the history of television journalism gives us that “whole package,” in her inspiring and riveting memoir. After more than forty years of interviewing heads of state, world leaders, movie stars, criminals, ... Read more

    $47.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    The Big Bang Theory

    The Definitive, Inside Story of the Epic Hit Series

    Unabridged

    17 hours 53 min

    The definitive, behind-the-scenes look at the most popular sitcom of the last decade, The Big Bang Theory, packed with all-new, exclusive interviews with the producers and the entire cast.The Big Bang Theory is a television phenomenon. To the casual viewer, it’s a seemingly effortless comedy, with relatable characters tackling real-life issues, offering a kind of visual comfort food to its ... Read more

    $57.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    This Time Together

    Laughter and Reflection

    by Carol Burnett ...
    Narrated by Carol Burnett ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 40 min

    This touching and hilarious memoir is 100 percent Carol Burnett—funny, irreverent, and irresistible.Carol Burnett is one of the most beloved and revered actresses and performers in America. The Carol Burnett Show was seen each week by millions of adoring fans and won twenty-five Emmys in its remarkable eleven-year run. Now, in This Time Together, Carol really lets her hair down and tells one funny ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Monsters of the Week

    The Complete Critical Companion to The X-Files

    Narrated by Joe Hempel ...

    Unabridged

    21 hours 2 min

    In 1993, Fox debuted a strange new television show called The X-Files. Little did anyone suspect that the series would become one of the network's biggest hits-and change the landscape of television in the process. Now, on the occasion of the show's twenty-fifth anniversary, TV critics Zack Handlen and Todd VanDerWerff unpack exactly what made this haunting show so groundbreaking. Witty and ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Married to Laughter

    A Love Story Featuring Anne Mora

    by Jerry Stiller ...
    Narrated by Jerry Stiller ...

    Abridged

    5 hours 43 min

    Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara began performing together in coffehouses in Greenwich Village in the 1960's, and then as frequent guests on The Ed Sullivan Show. They based their standup characters on exaggerated vrsions of themselves, especially in the irrepressible commercials for Blue Nun wine. Offstage they raised two children, Amy and Ben.After years of memorable work on stage and in radio, ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    The Ultimate Star Trek and Philosophy

    The Search for Socrates

    by William Irwin ...
    Narrated by Elizabeth Klett, William Sarris ...
    Series series Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture

    Unabridged

    12 hours 46 min

    - Reunites the editors of Star Trek and Philosophy with Starfleet's finest experts for thirty-one new, highly logical essays - Features a complete examination of the Star Trek universe, from the original series to the most recent films directed by J. J. Abrams, Star Trek (2009) and Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) - Introduces important concepts in philosophy through the vast array of provocative ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    The Making of Doctor Who

    The Original 1970s Programme Guide

    Unabridged

    3 hours 19 min

    Journey back in time with this nostalgic audio presentation performed by Jon Culshaw, Dan Starkey, Maureen O'Brien, Louise Jameson, Katy Manning and Geoffrey Beevers.It's the 1970s, and you're invited behind the scenes of Doctor Who. You'll go on location to witness the recording of two classic TV adventures (The Sea Devils and Robot) and spend time inside a vintage BBC television studio. You'll ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD