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    Less: Stop Buying So Much Rubbish: How Having Fewer, Better Things Can Make Us Happier

    by Patrick Grant ...
    Narrated by Patrick Grant ...


    11 hours 55 min

    ‘Utterly brilliant. We all need to read this book’ CLAUDIA WINKLEMAN'Patrick’s book is fascinating and sobering and makes a compelling argument for going back to basics’ JOE LYCETTWe used to care a lot about our clothes. We didn’t have many but those we had were important to us. We’d cherish them, repair them and pass them on. And making them provided fulfilling work for millions of skilled people ... Read more

    $45.99 AUD

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    Head Hand Heart

    The Struggle for Dignity and Status in the 21st Century

    Narrated by David Goodhart ...


    11 hours 10 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.A good society needs a balance between aptitudes relating to Head (cognitive), Hand (manual/craft) and Heart (caring/emotional). In recent decades in Western societies they have got out of kilter. One form of human aptitude -cognitive ability - has become the gold standard of human esteem. The cognitive class now shapes society, and largely in its own interests: in the ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Pre-Accident Investigations

    An Introduction to Organizational Safety

    by Todd Conklin ...
    Narrated by John Chancer ...


    6 hours 38 min

    Time-pressed, professionals looking for practical guidance to shape their current or future safety programs should use this book. 'Pre-Accident Investigations: An Introduction to Organizational Safety' helps to identify complex potential incidents before they take place. Based around the ’New View’ of human error, it offers established human performance theory in a highly practical context. ... Read more

    $48.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Chinese Question

    The Gold Rushes and Global Politics

    by Mae M. Ngai ...
    Narrated by Cindy Kay ...


    13 hours 49 min

    Between 1848 and 1899, more gold was removed from the earth than had been mined in the 3,000 preceding years, bringing untold wealth to individuals and nations. But friction between Chinese and white settlers on the goldfields of California, Australia, and South Africa catalyzed a global battle over "the Chinese Question": would the United States and the British Empire outlaw Chinese immigration? ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    The Brilliant Boy

    Doc Evatt and the Great Australian Dissent

    by Gideon Haigh ...
    Narrated by Gideon Haigh ...


    10 hours 39 min

    Longlisted for the 2022 Indie Book Awards.Longlisted for the Australian Political Book of the Year Award.Chosen as a ‘Book of the Year’ in The Australian, The Australian Financial Review and The Australian Book Review.In a quiet Sydney street in 1937, a seven year-old immigrant boy drowned in a ditch that had filled with rain after being left unfenced by council workers. How the law should deal ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Dangerous Hero: Corbyn’s Ruthless Plot for Power. ‘The book every voter must read’ Mail on Sunday

    by Tom Bower ...
    Narrated by Peter Noble ...


    15 hours 36 min

    ‘THE BOOK EVERY VOTER MUST READ’ Mail on Sunday‘Meticulous and highly readable … Funny and devastating’ Daily Telegraph‘The most compelling in-depth study so far’ GuardianA gripping expose of the man, his politics and what Corbyn in Downing Street could mean for BritainAfter four unremarkable decades in politics, Jeremy Corbyn stands on the brink of power. Until hi... ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

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    Make Bosses Pay

    Why We Need Unions

    Narrated by Steph Bower ...
    Series series Outspoken by Pluto


    4 hours 39 min

    With the world changing at breakneck speed and workers at the whim of apps, bad bosses and zero-hours contracts, why should we care about unions? Aren’t they just for white-haired, middle-aged miners anyway?The government constantly attacks unions, CEOs devote endless time and resources to undermining them, and many unions themselves are stuck in the past. Despite this, inspiring work is happening ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

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    On the Clock

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

    Narrated by Christine Lakin ...


    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

    $47.99 AUD

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    Summary of David Graeber’s Bullshit Jobs

    by Falcon Press ...
    Narrated by Paul Bartlett ...


    17 min

    Buy now to get the main key ideas from David Graeber’s Bullshit JobsIn Bullshit Jobs (2018), David Graeber expands on an essay he wrote in 2013 titled “On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs,” which was published in Strike! Graeber was surprised to receive numerous emails and messages from people who read the essay and were enlightened about the jobs they occupied. Graeber outlines the attributes of ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Blood Runs Coal

    The Yablonski Murders and the Battle for the United Mine Workers of America

    Narrated by Perry Daniels ...


    9 hours 32 min

    In the early hours of New Year's Eve 1969, in the small soft coal mining borough of Clarksville, Pennsylvania, longtime trade union insider Joseph "Jock" Yablonski and his wife and daughter were brutally murdered in their old stone farmhouse. Seven months earlier, Yablonski had announced his campaign to oust the corrupt president of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA), Tony Boyle. Yablonski ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Work Without the Worker

    Labour in the Age of Platform Capitalism

    by Phil Jones ...
    Narrated by David Vickery ...


    3 hours 39 min

    An accessible analysis of the new forms of work whose seismic changes will increasingly determine the future of capitalism Automation and the decline in industrial employment have lead to rising fears of a workless future. But what happens when your work itself is the thing that will make your job obsolete? In the past few years, online crowdworking platforms-like Amazon's Mechanical Turk and ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

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    Trabajo sucio

    Los trabajos esenciales y los estragos de la desigualdad

    by Eyal Press ...
    Narrated by Javier Lacroix ...


    13 hours 3 min

    Una denuncia innovadora y urgente desde la primera línea del "trabajo sucio", el trabajo que la sociedad considera esencial pero moralmente comprometido.Pilotos de drones que llevan a cabo asesinatos selectivos. Inmigrantes indocumentados que trabajan en los mataderos industriales. Guardias que patrullan los pabellones de las prisiones más violentas y abusivas de Estados Unidos. En ‘Trabajo sucio’ ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

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    Standing at Armageddon

    A Grassroots History of the Progressive Era

    Narrated by Allyson Johnson ...


    15 hours 9 min

    Standing at Armageddon is a comprehensive and lively historical account of America's shift from a rural and agrarian society to an urban and industrial society. ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    How Good Jobs Went Bad and What We Can Do about It

    Narrated by Janet Metzger ...


    10 hours 42 min

    Today's ways of working are not working-even for professionals in "good" jobs. Responding to global competition and pressure from financial markets, companies are asking employees to do more with less, even as new technologies normalize 24/7 job expectations. In Overload, Erin Kelly and Phyllis Moen document how this new intensification of work creates chronic stress, leading to burnout, attrition ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    The Origins of the Urban Crisis

    Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit

    Narrated by Adam Lofbomm ...


    13 hours 17 min

    Once America's "arsenal of democracy," Detroit is now the symbol of the American urban crisis. In this reappraisal of America's racial and economic inequalities, Thomas Sugrue asks why Detroit and other industrial cities have become the sites of persistent racialized poverty. He challenges the conventional wisdom that urban decline is the product of the social programs and racial fissures of the ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Can't Even

    How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation

    Narrated by Anne Helen Petersen ...


    8 hours 25 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.An incendiary personal and cultural investigation of burnoutAre you tired, stressed and trying your best but somehow still not doing enough? Has the bottom half of your To Do list been locked in place for months? Is everything becoming work as your job seeps into your evenings, you monetise your hobbies and perform your leisure time on social media?This is burnout - what ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Love the Work, Hate the Job

    Why America’s Best Workers Are More Unhappy than Ever

    by David Kusnet ...
    Narrated by Tom Weiner ...


    8 hours 13 min

    Over the years, American jobs have become more intellectually challenging and less physically exhausting. Yet more and more American workers—blue collar, white collar, and pink collar—are expressing dissatisfaction with their jobs. They love their careers, but not their working conditions. What turns a model employee into a malcontent?David Kusnet followed the workers at four companies in the ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

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    Maternal Optimism

    Forging Positive Paths through Work and Motherhood

    Narrated by Diana Blue ...


    7 hours 43 min

    Every working mother's path is unique and should be celebrated, not lamented. Yet all too frequently, working mothers are presented with advice, rules to follow or guidelines as if all women's experiences are the same and a one-size-fits-all solution is appropriate. Maternal Optimism: Forging Positive Paths through Work and Motherhood aims to provide listeners with stories and research that ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    The Quiet Before

    On the unexpected origins of radical ideas

    by Gal Beckerman ...
    Narrated by Feodor Chin ...


    11 hours 52 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Why do some radical ideas make history while others founder?We tend to think of revolutions as loud: frustrations and demands shouted in the streets. But the ideas fuelling them have traditionally been conceived in much quieter spaces, in the small, secluded corners where a vanguard can whisper among themselves, imagine alternate realities, and deliberate over how to get ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Vision or Mirage

    Saudi Arabia at the Crossroads

    by David Rundell ...
    Narrated by Fajer Al-Kaisi ...


    13 hours 41 min

    Something extraordinary is happening in Saudi Arabia. A traditional, tribal society once known for its lack of tolerance is rapidly implementing significant economic and social reforms. An army of foreign consultants is rewriting the social contract, King Salman has cracked down hard on corruption, and his dynamic though inexperienced son, the Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, is promoting a more ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    How Union Bosses Shake Down Their Members and Corrupt American Politics

    Narrated by Linda Chavez ...


    6 hours 14 min

    “Simply put, the leftist labor unions have the Democrats in their pockets. And we’re all paying the price.”Linda Chavez, President George W. Bush’s original choice for Secretary of Labor and a former union official, is one of the foremost authorities on America’s labor unions. Now, in the explosive new book Betrayal, she and fellow union expert Daniel Gray expose the corrupt bargain between the ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

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    The Anti-Capitalist Book of Fashion

    Narrated by Lisa Coleman ...


    11 hours 4 min

    *Selected by Emma Watson for her Ultimate Book List*Fashion is political. From the red carpets of the Met Gala to online fast fashion, clothes tell a story of inequality, racism and climate crisis. In The Anti-Capitalist Book of Fashion, Tansy E. Hoskins unpicks the threads of capitalist industry to reveal the truth about our clothes.Fashion brands entice us to consume more by manipulating us to ... Read more

    $56.99 AUD

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    Live Work Work Work Die

    A Journey into the Savage Heart of Silicon Valley

    by Corey Pein ...
    Narrated by Corey Pein ...


    8 hours 38 min

    A scathing, sardonic exploration of Silicon Valley tech culture, laying bare the greed, hubris, and retrograde politics of an industry that aspires to radically transform society for its own benefit. This enlightening audiobook is a must-listen for anyone interested or involved in the tech industry.At the height of the startup boom, journalist Corey Pein set out for Silicon Valley with little more ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

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    History of America in Ten Strikes, A

    by Erik Loomis ...
    Narrated by Brian Troxell ...


    9 hours 17 min

    A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2018Named one of the “5 Books About Famous Strikes That Demonstrated the Historical Importance of Civil Disobedience” by Bustle“Loomis refuses to romanticize this period or the labor movement it produced. . . . What Loomis’s book perhaps does best is remind us that the promise of the labor movement, despite its many failures and compromises, has always been to make ... Read more

    $52.99 AUD