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Middle East Audiobooks

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    Blood and Oil

    Mohammed bin Salman's Ruthless Quest for Global Power: 'The Explosive New Book'

    Narrated by Peter Ganim ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 37 min

    Longlisted for the 2020 Financial Times / McKinsey Business Book of the Year"Blood and Oil is the fascinating and highly entertaining tale of Mohammed bin Salman's rise to power. With fly-on-the-wall reporting and palace intrigue worthy of Machiavelli, it will keep you turning the pages at a fast clip until its tragic denouement. And more importantly, it will leave you with a deep and nuanced ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Devil's Hand

    James Reece 4

    by Jack Carr ...
    Narrated by Ray Porter ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 37 min

    ****NOW AN AMAZON PRIME TV SERIES STARRING CHRIS PRATT**It has been two decades since 9/11.The enemy has been patient. The enemy has been learning. The enemy has been adapting.The enemy is ready to strike again . . .**A new president offers hope to a country weary of conflict. He’s a young, popular, self-made visionary . . . but he’s also a man with a secret.Halfway across the globe a regional ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Our Oriental Heritage

    A History of Civilization in Egypt and the Near East to the Death of Alexander, and in India, China, and Japan from the Beginning to Our Own Day, with

    by Will Durant ...
    Narrated by Robin Field ...
    Audiobook 1 - The Story of Civilization

    Unabridged

    50 hours 17 min

    The first volume of Will Durant's Pulitzer Prize–winning series, Our Oriental Heritage: The Story of Civilization, Volume I chronicles the early history of Egypt, the Middle East, and Asia. In this masterful work, readers will encounter:Sumeria, birthplace of the first cities and written lawsthe Egyptians, who perfected monumental architecture, medicine, and mummification more than 3,500 years ... Read more

    $43.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Jerusalem

    The Biography

    Narrated by John Lee ...

    Unabridged

    25 hours 30 min

    Jerusalem is the universal city, the capital of two peoples, the shrine of three faiths; it is the prize of empires, the site of Judgement Day and the battlefield of today's clash of civilizations. From King David to Barack Obama, from the birth of Judaism, Christianity and Islam to the Israel-Palestine conflict, this is the epic history of 3,000 years of faith, slaughter, fanaticism and ... Read more

    $55.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Iran

    A Modern History

    by Abbas Amanat ...
    Narrated by Derek Perkins ...

    Unabridged

    41 hours 54 min

    This history of modern Iran is not a survey in the conventional sense but an ambitious exploration of the story of a nation. It offers a revealing look at how events, people, and institutions are shaped by currents that sometimes reach back hundreds of years. The book covers the complex history of the diverse societies and economies of Iran against the background of dynastic changes, revolutions, ... Read more

    $58.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Ghost Wars

    The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, from the Soviet Invas ion to September 10, 2001

    by Steve Coll ...
    Narrated by Malcolm Hillgartner ...

    Unabridged

    26 hours 48 min

    The explosive first-hand account of America's secret history in AfghanistanWith the publication of Ghost Wars, Steve Coll became not only a Pulitzer Prize winner, but also the expert on the rise of the Taliban, the emergence of Bin Laden, and the secret efforts by CIA officers and their agents to capture or kill Bin Laden in Afghanistan after 1998. ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine

    by Ilan Pappe ...
    Narrated by Paul Boehmer ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 40 min

    Renowned Israeli historian Ilan Pappe's groundbreaking book revisits the formation of the State of Israel. Between 1947 and 1949, over 400 Palestinian villages were deliberately destroyed, civilians were massacred, and around a million men, women, and children were expelled from their homes at gunpoint. Denied for almost six decades, had it happened today it could only have been called "ethnic ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Babylon

    Mesopotamia and the Birth of Civilization

    Narrated by Derek Perkins ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 1 min

    Civilization was born eight thousand years ago, between the floodplains of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, when migrants from the surrounding mountains and deserts began to create increasingly sophisticated urban societies. In the cities that they built, half of human history took place. In Babylon, Paul Kriwaczek tells the story of Mesopotamia from the earliest settlements seven thousand years ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Who Rules the World?

    by Noam Chomsky ...
    Narrated by Brian Jones ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 59 min

    The essential account of geopolitics right now, from one of our greatest living intellectuals - including a new afterword on President Donald TrumpNoam Chomsky: philosopher, political writer, fearless activist. No one has done more to question the hidden actors who govern our lives, calling the powers that be to account. Here he presents Who Rules the World?, his definitive account of those powers ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Understanding Iran

    Everything You Need to Know, From Persia to the Islamic Republic, From Cyrus to Khamenei

    Narrated by Paul Boehmer ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 29 min

    William R. Polk provides an informative, history of a country which is moving quickly toward becoming the dominant power and culture of the Middle East. A former member of the State Department's Policy Planning Council, Polk describes a country and a history misunderstood by many in the West. While Iranians chafe under the yolk of their current leaders, they also have bitter memories of ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    River Kings: A New History of Vikings from Scandinavia to the Silk Roads

    by Cat Jarman ...
    Narrated by Cat Jarman ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 44 min

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER & THE TIMES HISTORY BOOK OF 2021 'Astonishing and compelling' Bernard Cornwell ‘This superb book is like a classical symphony, perfectly composed and exquisitely performed’ THE TIMES Books of the YearFollow bioarchaeologist Cat Jarman – and the cutting-edge forensic techniques central to her research – as she uncovers epic stories of the Viking age and follows a small ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Reformation

    A History of European Civilization from Wycliffe to Calvin, 1300–1564

    by Will Durant ...
    Narrated by Stefan Rudnicki ...
    Audiobook 6 - The Story of Civilization

    Unabridged

    50 hours 8 min

    An engrossing volume on the European Reformation by Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Will DurantThe sixth volume of Durant's acclaimed Story of Civilization, The Reformation chronicles the history of European civilization from 1300 to 1564. In this masterful work, listeners will encounterthe schism within the Roman Catholic Church and the formation of early Protestantism; the theology of Martin ... Read more

    $43.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Argo

    How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History

    Narrated by Dylan Baker ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 27 min

    The true account of the 1979 rescue of six American hostages from IranOn November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the American embassy in Tehran and captured dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal and a quake in global politics still reverberating today. But there’s a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escaped. And a midlevel agent named Antonio Mendez devised an ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    MBS: The Rise to Power of Mohammed Bin Salman

    by Ben Hubbard ...
    Narrated by Robert Petkoff ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 49 min

    A Financial Times Book Best Book of the Year 2020A Foreign Affairs Best Book of the Year 2020The gripping, untold story of how Saudi Arabia's secretive and mercurial new ruler rose to power.Even in his youth as a prince among thousands of princes, Mohammed bin Salman nurtured sweeping ambitions. He wanted power – enough of it to reshape his hyper-conservative, insular Islamic kingdom.When h... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Battle of Lepanto, The: The History of the Decisive Naval Battle between the Ottoman Empire and the Holy League

    Narrated by Bill Hare ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 37 min

    In terms of geopolitics, perhaps the most seminal event of the Middle Ages was the successful Ottoman siege of Constantinople in 1453. The city had been an imperial capital as far back as the 4th century, when Constantine the Great shifted the power center of the Roman Empire there, effectively establishing two almost equally powerful halves of antiquity’s greatest empire. Constantinople would ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Museum of Innocence

    by Orhan Pamuk ...
    Narrated by John Lee ...

    Unabridged

    20 hours 33 min

    The Museum of Innocence - set in Istanbul between 1975 and today - tells the story of Kemal, the son of one of Istanbul's richest families, and of his obsessive love for a poor and distant relation, the beautiful Fusun, who is a shop-girl in a small boutique. In his romantic pursuit of Füsun over the next eight years, Kemal compulsively amasses a collection of objects that chronicles his lovelorn ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

    A Very Short Introduction

    by Martin Bunton ...
    Narrated by Neil Shah ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 9 min

    The conflict between Palestine and Israel is one of the most highly publicized and bitter struggles in history. In this accessible and stimulating Very Short Introduction, Martin Bunton clearly explains the history of the problem, reducing it to its very essence-a modern territorial contest between two nations and one geographical territory. Adopting a fresh and original approach, each section ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Great Siege of Malta, The: The History of the Battle for the Mediterranean Island Between the Ottoman Empire and Knights Hospitaller

    Narrated by Bill Hare ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 39 min

    After being forced out of Rhodes by the Ottomans in the early 16th century, the Knights Hospitaller spent seven years residing in Sicily without an official home or garrison, but around 1530, Holy Roman Emperor Charles V decided to gift the order the islands of Malta and Gozo, as well as the port city of Tripoli in North Africa, as a fiefdom. The emperor’s motivations varied, but most historians ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    My Promised Land

    The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel

    by Ari Shavit ...
    Narrated by Paul Boehmer ...

    Unabridged

    20 hours 46 min

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND THE ECONOMISTWinner of the Natan Book Award, the National Jewish Book Award, and the Anisfield-Wolf Book AwardAn authoritative and deeply personal narrative history of the State of Israel, by one of the most influential journalists writing about the Middle East todayNot since Thomas L. Friedma ... Read more

    $40.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Home That Was Our Country

    A Memoir of Syria

    by Alia Malek ...
    Narrated by Alia Malek ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 28 min

    At the Arab Spring's hopeful start, Alia Malek returned to Damascus to reclaim her grandmother's apartment, which had been lost to her family since Hafez al-Assad came to power in 1970. Its loss was central to her parent's decision to make their lives in America. In chronicling the people who lived in the Tahaan building, past and present, Alia portrays the Syrians-the Muslims, Christians, Jews, ... Read more

    $49.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Call to Kill

    The first in a brand new high-octane SAS series

    Narrated by Conor Woodman ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 1 min

    The first in a new action series from television star, ex-SAS solider, body guard to the stars and bestselling nonfiction author.THE FIRST IN A BRAND NEW SERIES FROM SAS: WHO DARES WINS STAR.**A country in turmoil.A rescue mission gone wrong.A hero unlike any other fighting to save a broken world.Matt 'Mace' Mason is deployed on a deniable SAS mission in war-torn Yemen, becoming emb... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    On All Fronts

    The Education of a Journalist

    by Clarissa Ward ...
    Narrated by Clarissa Ward ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 38 min

    “On All Fronts: The Education of a Journalist beautifully outlines . . . what it means to seek the truth. It gave me a new faith in the power of reporting.” —Oprah WinfreyThe recipient of multiple Peabody and Murrow awards, Clarissa Ward is a world-renowned conflict reporter. In this strange age of crisis where there really is no front line, she has moved from one hot zone to the next. With ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Case for Israel

    Narrated by Paul Boehmer ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 59 min

    Widely respected as a civil libertarian, legal educator, and defense attorney extraordinaire, Alan M. Dershowitz has also been a passionate though not uncritical supporter of Israel. In this book, he presents an ardent defense of Israel's rights, supported by indisputable evidence. Dershowitz takes a close look at what Israel's accusers and detractors are saying about this war-torn country. He ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Proof of Life

    Twenty Days on the Hunt for a Missing Person in the Middle East

    by Daniel Levin ...
    Narrated by Will Collyer ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 25 min

    **“Truly thrilling. Daniel Levin brilliantly conveys both the menace and the evil of Middle Eastern intrigue, and some victories of human kindness over cruelty and despair.”—Daniel Kahneman, New York Times bestselling author of Thinking, Fast and Slow“In laying bare the raw human toll of the ferocious and cruel Syrian conflict, Proof of Life asks the reader to make a choice between cynicism and ... Read more

    $55.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial