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Literary Audiobooks

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    Keep Talking

    A Broadcasting Life

    Narrated by David Dimbleby ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 13 min

    David Dimbleby reflects on his 50 year career at the BBC taking us behind the scenes of some of the biggest moments in British broadcasting.David Dimbleby has interviewed prime ministers and presidents, made award-winning documentaries, chaired Question Time for 25 years, and anchored the BBC's live coverage of historic national and world events.KEEP TALKING is David's wry look at his own ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Fasting and Feasting

    The Life of Visionary Food Writer Patience Gray

    by Adam Federman ...
    Narrated by Naomi Frederick ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 42 min

    For more than thirty years, Patience Gray—author of the celebrated cookbook Honey from a Weed—lived in a remote area of Puglia in southernmost Italy. She lived without electricity, modern plumbing, or a telephone, grew much of her own food, and gathered and ate wild plants alongside her neighbors in this economically impoverished region. She was fond of saying that she wrote only for herself and ... Read more

    $51.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober

    Discovering a happy, healthy, wealthy alcohol-free life

    Narrated by Catherine Gray ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 14 min

    'Truthful, modern and real' - Stylist'Brave, witty and brilliantly written' - Marie Claire'Hilarious, sharp, spitfire writing' - Sacha Z. Scoblic, Senior Editor at The Atlantic and author of Unwasted: My Lush SobrietyEver sworn off alcohol for a month and found yourself drinking by the 7th? ... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Phosphorescence

    Winner of the Australian Book Industry BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2021

    by Julia Baird ...
    Narrated by Julia Baird ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 28 min

    The national bestseller, Phosphorescence is a beautiful, intimate and inspiring investigation into how we can find and nurture within ourselves that essential quality of internal happiness - the 'light within' - which will sustain us even through the darkest times.WINNER OF THE ABIA BOOK OF THE YEAR 2021Over the last decade, we have become better at knowing what brings us contentment, well-being ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Into the Wild

    by Jon Krakauer ...
    Narrated by Philip Franklin ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 3 min

    In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. His name was Christopher Johnson McCandless. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, burned all the cash in his wallet, and invented a new life for himself..."Terrifying...Eloquent...A heart-rending drama wandering of ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Daring to Fly

    The TV star on facing fear and finding joy on a deadline

    by Lisa Millar ...
    Narrated by Lisa Millar ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 37 min

    There are significant moments in life that you only really appreciate long after they have passed ... And then there are moments that are so magnificent you understand in an instant that they need to be treasured because the universe is offering you something truly inspiring.Lisa Millar has spent her whole life showing up, getting things done and making things happen. Despite the risks, despite ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Bible

    A Biography

    Narrated by Josephine Bailey ...
    Audiobook 7 - Books That Changed the World

    Unabridged

    6 hours 9 min

    As the work at the heart of Christianity, the Bible is the spiritual guide for one out of every three people in the world. It is also the world's most widely distributed book-it has been translated into over 2,000 languages-and the world's best-selling book, year after year. But the Bible is a complex work with a complicated and obscure history. Made up of sixty-six "books" written by various ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    My Friend Leonard

    by James Frey ...
    Narrated by Andy Paris ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 26 min

    New York Times best-selling author James Frey pens the candid memoir of his recovery from drug and alcohol addictions with My Friend Leonard. After a stint in jail, James is rocked by further tragedy. Teetering on the brink of breakdown, he turns to a friend from rehab, Leonard. A largerthan- life mobster, Leonard becomes James' loyal and generous adoptive father, teaching him to "live boldly." ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Life of My Own

    Narrated by Penelope Wilton ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 38 min

    Penguin presents A Life of My Own by Claire Tomalin, read by Dame Penelope Wilton.As one of the best biographers of her generation, Claire Tomalin has written about great novelists and poets to huge success: now, she turns to look at her own life.This enthralling memoir follows her through triumph and tragedy in about equal measure, from the disastrous marriage of her parents and the often ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Moveable Feast: The Restored Edition

    Narrated by John Bedford Lloyd ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 44 min

    Ernest Hemingway’s classic memoir of Paris in the 1920s, now available in a restored edition, includes the original manuscript along with insightful recollections and unfinished sketches.Published posthumously in 1964, A Moveable Feast remains one of Ernest Hemingway’s most enduring works. Since Hemingway’s personal papers were released in 1979, scholars have examined the changes made to the text ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Hons and Rebels

    The Mitford Family Memoir

    Narrated by Jenny Agutter ...
    series W&N Essentials

    Unabridged

    9 hours 24 min

    'This book is just about my favourite book of all time ... I'm not entirely convinced I could like somebody who didn't like this book ... it's funny and moving and gives you an insight into this extraordinary moment as the war is about to begin ... it's so vivid, and what's more, it's incredibly current' Robert Rinder, BBC Radio 4'Wonderfully funny and very poignant' Philip Toynbee'More than an ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Bryce Courtenay: Storyteller

    Narrated by Christine Courtenay ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 28 min

    When Christine Courtenay began penning her own life story in lockdown last year, she found herself increasingly drawn into the story of her late husband and bestselling author Bryce Courtenay. The manuscript that evolved is the memoir his readers have longed for, and is the first biographical work of one of Australia's most beloved authors.Bryce Courtenay was a figure larger than life, and his ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    This Team Is Ruining My Life (But I Love Them)

    How I Became a Professional Hockey Fan

    Unabridged

    10 hours 22 min

    Steve Dangle’s incredible odyssey, from self-starting Leafs lover to sports-media starHow do you turn ranting about hockey into a career? Steve “Dangle” Glynn is a YouTuber, podcaster, and sports personality from Toronto, who managed to turn a 16-second online rant about the Maple Leafs into a career in sports media. From video blogging in his parents’ house at 19 to yelling on televisions across ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Vanity Fair Diaries: 1983–1992

    From the author of the Sunday Times bestseller THE PALACE PAPERS

    by Tina Brown ...
    Narrated by Tina Brown ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 41 min

    Tina Brown kept delicious daily diaries throughout her eight spectacular years as editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair. Today they provide an incendiary portrait of the flash and dash and power brokering of the Excessive Eighties in New York and Hollywood.'A fabulous odyssey ... I read it in a mad frenzy' Stephen Fry'Full of creative glee, passion and wild-ride excitement' Simon Schama'Hang on - it's a ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Reacher Guy

    The Authorised Biography of Lee Child

    Narrated by Juliet Stevenson ...

    Unabridged

    19 hours 8 min

    Jack Reacher is only the second of Jim Grant's great fictional characters: the first is Lee Child himself. Heather Martin's biography tells the story of all three.Lee Child is the enigmatic powerhouse behind the bestselling Jack Reacher novels. With millions of devoted fans across the globe, and over a hundred million copies of his books sold in more than forty languages, he is that rarity, a ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Free

    Coming of Age at the End of History

    by Lea Ypi ...
    Narrated by Lea Ypi, Rachel Bavidge ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 8 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Shortlisted for the 2021 Baillie Gifford prize and the 2021 Costa Biography Award.Lea Ypi grew up in one of the most isolated countries on earth, a place where communist ideals had officially replaced religion. Albania, the last Stalinist outpost in Europe, was almost impossible to visit, almost impossible to leave. It was a place of queuing and scarcity, of political ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    My Scotland

    by Val McDermid ...
    Narrated by Val McDermid ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 4 min

    In My Scotland, number one bestselling author Val McDermid takes readers to the landscapes she has known all her life, and the places where her stories and characters reside. This remarkable book uncovers Val's own Scotland in all its glory - from the iconic Isle of Skye to the majestic streets of Edinburgh; from the undiscovered hideaways of the Highlands to the wild and untamed Jura. Featuring ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Mukiwa

    A White Boy in Africa

    by Peter Godwin ...
    Narrated by Peter Godwin ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 24 min

    Rhodesia, 1964: a small boy witnesses the death of his neighbor, murdered by guerrillas-it is the beginning of the end of white rule in Africa. In Mukiwa, Peter Godwin, the witness to that murder, has written "a classic of its genre" (Sunday Telegraph), a vivid and moving account of growing up in a colony rapidly collapsing into chaos. In unforgettable tales of innocence lost under African skies, ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Last Days of Sylvia Plath

    by Carl Rollyson ...
    Narrated by Arthur Morey ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 44 min

    A new, vivid account of the final months of the esteemed writer’s lifeIn her last days, Sylvia Plath struggled to break out from the control of the towering figure of her husband Ted Hughes. In the antique mythology of his retinue, she had become the gorgon threatening to bring down the House of Hughes. Drawing on recently available court records, archives, and interviews, and reevaluating the ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    On Agoraphobia

    Narrated by Graham Caveney ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 15 min

    If we’re talking agoraphobia, we’re talking books. I slip between their covers, lose myself in the turn of one page, re-discover myself on the next. Reading is a game of hide-and-seek. Narrative and neurosis, uneasy bedfellows sleeping top to toe.When Graham Caveney was in his early twenties he began to suffer from what was eventually diagnosed as agoraphobia. What followed were decades of ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Ministry of Truth

    A Biography of George Orwell's 1984

    Narrated by Andrew Wincott ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 20 min

    Longlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction 2019Longlisted for the Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2020'If you have even the slightest interest in Orwell or in the development of our culture, you should not miss this engrossing, enlightening book.' John Carey, Sunday TimesGeorge Orwell's last novel has become one of the iconic narratives of the modern world. Its ideas have be... ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Updike

    by Adam Begley ...
    Narrated by Grover Gardner ...

    Unabridged

    20 hours 12 min

    A masterful, much-anticipated biography of one of the most celebrated figures in American literature: Pulitzer Prize–winning author John Updike—a candid, intimate, and richly detailed look at his life and workIn this magisterial biography, Adam Begley offers an illuminating portrait of John Updike, the acclaimed novelist, poet, short-story writer, and critic who saw himself as a literary spy in ... Read more

    $43.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Lost Prince

    A Search for Pat Conroy

    Narrated by Bob Souer ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 7 min

    Pat Conroy was America's poet laureate of family dysfunction. A larger-than-life character and the author of such classics as The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini, Conroy was remembered by everybody for his energy, his exuberance, and his self-lacerating humor. Michael Mewshaw's The Lost Prince is an intimate memoir of his friendship with Pat Conroy, one that involves their families and those ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    You Left Early: A True Story of Love and Alcohol

    by Louisa Young ...
    Narrated by Louisa Young ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 2 min

    ‘Extraordinarily powerful’ Emma ThompsonThere are a million love stories, and a million stories of addiction. This one is transcendent.Louisa Young met Robert Lockhart when they were both 17. Their stop-start romance lasted decades, in which time he became a celebrated composer and she, an acclaimed novelist.This is both a compelling portrait of a lifelong love affair, and an incredibly affecting ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial