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    A Promised Land

    by Barack Obama ...
    Narrated by Barack Obama ...

    Unabridged

    29 hours 10 min

    A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making-from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracyIn the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his political ... Read more

    $47.33 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    21 Lessons for the 21st Century

    Narrated by Derek Perkins ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 41 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The audiobook edition of 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari, read by Derek Perkins.**THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER**In twenty-one bite-sized lessons, Yuval Noah Harari explores what it means to be human in an age of bewilderment.How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptions? What can we do abo... ... Read more

    $30.29 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Value of Everything

    Making and Taking in the Global Economy

    Narrated by Amy Finegan ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 34 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Value of Everything by Mariana Mazzucato, read by Amy Finegan.Who really creates wealth in our world? And how do we decide the value of what they do? At the heart of today's financial and economic crisis is a problem hiding in plain sight.In modern capitalism, value-extraction is rewarded more highly than value-creation: the productive process that ... Read more

    $20.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Anarchist Handbook

    Narrated by Michael Malice and Others ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 29 min

    Anarchism has been both a vision of a peaceful, cooperative society—and an ideology of revolutionary terror. Since the term itself—anarchism—is a negation, there is a great deal of disagreement on what the positive alternative would look like. The black flag comes in many colors.The Anarchist Handbook is an opportunity for all these many varied voices to speak for themselves, from across the ... Read more

    $22.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Women and Leadership

    Real Lives, Real Lessons

    Unabridged

    9 hours 23 min

    As a result of their broad experience on the world stage in politics, economics and global not-for-profits, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Julia Gillard have some strong ideas about the impact of gender on the treatment of leaders. Women and Leadership takes a consistent and comprehensive approach to teasing out what is different for women who lead.Almost every year new findings are published about the ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Skin in the Game

    Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

    Narrated by Joe Ochman ...
    series Incerto

    Unabridged

    8 hours 20 min

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A bold work from theauthor of The Black Swan that challenges many of our long-held beliefs about risk and reward, politics and religion, finance and personal responsibilityIn his most provocative and practical book yet,one of the foremost thinkers of our time redefines what it means to understand the world, succeed in a profession, contribute to a fair and just ... Read more

    $29.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Coddling of the American Mind

    How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure

    Narrated by Jonathan Haidt ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 6 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Coddling of the America Mind by Jonathan Haidt and Greg Lukianoff, read by Jonathan Haidt.What doesn't kill you makes you weakerAlways trust your feelingsLife is a battle between good people and evil peopleThese three Great Untruths contradict basic psychological principles about well-being, as well as ancient wisdom from many cu... ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The 48 Laws of Power

    Narrated by Don Leslie ...

    Abridged

    9 hours 53 min

    Cunning, instructive, and amoral, this controversial bestseller distills 3,000 years of the history of power into 48 well-explicated laws. Law 1: Never Outshine the Master. Law 3: Conceal Your Intentions. Law 7: Get Others to Do the Work for You, but Always Take the Credit. Law 15: Crush Your Enemy Totally. Law 33: Discover Each Man's Thumbscrew. These are the laws of power in their unvarnished ... Read more

    $34.55 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Uninhabitable Earth

    A Story of the Future

    Narrated by David Wallace-Wells ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 33 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.It is worse, much worse, than you think.The slowness of climate change is a fairy tale, perhaps as pernicious as the one that says it isn't happening at all, and if your anxiety about it is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible, even within the lifetime of a teenager today.Over the past decades, the term ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

    by J. D. Vance ...
    Narrated by J. D. Vance ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 49 min

    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER Coming November 2020 as a major motion picture from Netflix starring Amy Adams and Glenn Close‘The political book of the year’ Sunday Times‘A frank, unsentimental, harrowing memoir … A superb book’ New York Post‘I bought this to try to better understand Trump’s appeal … but the memoir is so much more than that. A gripping, unputdownable page-turner’ India Knight, ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Churchill

    Walking with Destiny

    Narrated by Stephen Thorne ...

    Unabridged

    50 hours 28 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Winston Churchill towers over every other figure in 20th-century British history. By the time of his death at the age of 90 in 1965, many thought him to be the greatest man in the world.There have been over a thousand previous biographies of Churchill. Andrew Roberts now draws on over 40 new sources, including the private diaries of King George VI, used in no previous ... Read more

    $30.29 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Bullshit Jobs

    A Theory

    by David Graeber ...
    Narrated by Christopher Ragland ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 38 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Bullshit Jobs by David Graeber, read by Christopher Ragland.Be honest: if your job didn't exist, would anybody miss it? Have you ever wondered why not? Up to 40% of us secretly believe our jobs probably aren't necessary. In other words: they are bullshit jobs. This book shows why, and what we can do about it.In the early twentieth century, people ... Read more

    $22.72 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

    by John Perkins ...
    Narrated by Tom Taylorson ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 22 min

    Shocking bestseller: the original version of this astonishing tell-all book spent seventy-three weeks on the New York Time**s bestseller list, has sold more than 1.25 million copies, and has been translated into thirty-two languages.New revelations: featuring fifteen explosive new chapters, this expanded edition of Perkins’ classic bestseller brings the story of economic hit men (EHMs) up to date ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Fifth Risk

    Undoing Democracy

    by Michael Lewis ...
    Narrated by Victor Bevine ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 10 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Fifth Risk by Michael Lewis, read by Victor Bevine.The morning after Trump was elected president, the people who ran the US Department of Energy - an agency that deals with some of the most powerful risks facing humanity - waited to welcome the incoming administration's transition team. Nobody appeared. Across the US government, the same thing happened ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    So You Want to Talk about Race

    by Ijeoma Oluo ...
    Narrated by Bahni Turpin ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 42 min

    A current, constructive, and actionable exploration of today’s racial landscape, offering straightforward clarity that readers of all races need to contribute to the dismantling of the racial divideIn So You Want to Talk about Race, editor-at-large of the Establishment Ijeoma Oluo offers a contemporary, accessible take on the racial landscape in America, addressing head-on such issues as privilege ... Read more

    $25.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Siege

    Trump Under Fire

    by Michael Wolff ...
    Narrated by Michael Wolff, Holter Graham ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 35 min

    Michael Wolff, author of the bombshell bestseller Fire and Fury, once again takes us inside the Trump presidency to reveal a White House under siege.Just one year into Donald Trump's term as president, Michael Wolff told the electrifying story of a White House consumed by controversy, chaos and intense rivalries. Fire and Fury, an instant sensation, defined the first phase of the Trump ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Origins of Totalitarianism

    by Hannah Arendt ...
    Narrated by Wanda McCaddon ...

    Unabridged

    23 hours 24 min

    A recognized classic and definitive account of its subject, The Origins of Totalitarianism traces the emergence of modern racism as an "ideological weapon for imperialism," begining with the rise of anti-Semitism in Europe in the nineteenth century and continuing through the New Imperialism period from 1884 to World War I.In her analysis of the institutions and operations of totalitarian movements ... Read more

    $47.85 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Capital and Ideology

    Narrated by Rick Adamson ...

    Unabridged

    48 hours 57 min

    The epic successor to one of the most important books of the century: at once a retelling of global history, a scathing critique of contemporary politics, and a bold proposal for a new and fairer economic systemThomas Piketty’s bestselling Capital in the Twenty-First Century galvanized global debate about inequality. In this audacious follow-up, Piketty challenges us to revolutionize how we think ... Read more

    $59.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Team of Rivals

    Narrated by Suzanne Toren ...

    Unabridged

    41 hours 32 min

    **Winner of the Lincoln PrizeAcclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Abraham Lincoln's political genius in this highly original work, as the one-term congressman and prairie lawyer rises from obscurity to prevail over three gifted rivals of national reputation to become president.**On May 18, 1860, William H. Seward, Salmon P. Chase, Edward Bates, and Abraham Lincoln waited in their ... Read more

    $119.74 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Fourth Turning

    Narrated by Neil Howe ...

    Abridged

    6 hours 1 min

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER • “A startling vision of what the cycles of history predict for the future.”—USA WeekendWilliam Strauss and Neil Howe will change the way you see the world—and your place in it. With blazing originality, The Fourth Turning illuminates the past, explains the present, and reimagines the future. Most remarkably, it offers an utterly persuasive prophecy about how America’s past ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Why Nations Fail

    The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty

    Narrated by Dan Woren ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 55 min

    Brilliant and engagingly written, Why Nations Fail answers the question that has stumped the experts for centuries: Why are some nations rich and others poor, divided by wealth and poverty, health and sickness, food and famine?Is it culture, the weather, geography? Perhaps ignorance of what the right policies are?Simply, no. None of these factors is either definitive or destiny. Otherwise, how to ... Read more

    $35.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The New Jim Crow

    Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colourblindness

    Narrated by Karen Chilton ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 14 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The New Jim Crow written by Michelle Alexander, read by Karen Chilton.Once in a great while a book comes along that radically changes our understanding of a crucial political issue and helps to fuel a social movement. The New Jim Crow is such a book. Lawyer and activist Michelle Alexander offers a stunning account of the rebirth of a caste-like system in ... Read more

    $22.72 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Drug Use for Grown-Ups

    Chasing Liberty in the Land of Fear

    Narrated by Dr. Carl L. Hart ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 47 min

    From one of the world's foremost experts on the subject, a powerful argument that the greatest damage from drugs flows from their being illegal, and a hopeful reckoning with the possibility of their use as part of a responsible and happy lifeDr. Carl L. Hart, Ziff Professor at Columbia University and former chair of the Department of Psychology, is one of the world's preeminent experts on the ... Read more

    $29.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Discrimination and Disparities

    by Thomas Sowell ...
    Narrated by Robertson Dean ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 2 min

    An empirical examination of how economic and other disparities ariseEconomic and other outcomes differ vastly among individuals, groups, and nations. Many explanations have been offered for the differences. Some believe that those with less fortunate outcomes are victims of genetics. Others believe that those who are less fortunate are victims of the more fortunate.Discrimination and Disparities ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial