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Practical Politics

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    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

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    Banquet: The Untold Story of Adelaide's Family Murders

    by Debi Marshall ...
    Narrated by Debi Marshall ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 32 min

    In this definitive expose, Walkley-award winning journalist Debi Marshall turns her investigative blowtorch to the shocking Adelaide Family murders and to secrets long hidden in the City of Corpses.This chilling account begins with the liberalisation of South Australia under the premiership of Don Dunstan and demands answers to decades-old questions. Who were the Family killers? Why are ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    If Only They Didn't Speak English

    Notes From Trump's America

    by Jon Sopel ...
    Narrated by Jon Sopel ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 52 min

    As the BBC’s North America Editor, Jon Sopel has had a pretty busy time of it lately. In the 18 months it’s taken for a reality star to go from laughingstock to leader of the free world, Jon has travelled the length and breadth of the United States, experiencing it from a perspective that most of us could only dream of: he has flown aboard Air Force One, interviewed President Obama and has even ... Read more

    $18.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Invisible Bridge, The

    The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan

    Narrated by David de Vries ...

    Unabridged

    39 hours

    From the bestselling author of Nixonland: a dazzling portrait of America on the verge of a nervous breakdown in the tumultuous political and economic times of the 1970s.In January of 1973 Richard Nixon announced the end of the Vietnam War and prepared for a triumphant second term-until televised Watergate hearings revealed his White House as little better than a mafia den. The next president ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Agent Twister

    The True Story Behind the Scandal that Gripped the Nation

    Unabridged

    10 hours

    He lived a double-life in the sixtiesFaked his own death in the seventiesAnd retained his cover in the eightiesA period thriller with powerful political and espionage themes, Agent Twister is the remarkable story behind one of the greatest scandals of the 1970s, told in full for the first time. If you think you know the true story of John Stonehouse – think again.It’s November 1974 an... ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    El poder corrompe

    by Gabriel Zaid ...
    Narrated by Noé Velázquez ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 34 min

    La corrupción no fue una característica lamentable del llamado Sistema Político Mexicano: fue el Sistema Político Mexicano.La corrupción de los poderes públicos es una tradición universal y milenaria. En México, tuvo un papel histórico: apaciguar a los caudillos insurgentes del siglo XIX y revolucionarios del XX, entronizando al presidente como Supremo Dador. La corrupción no fue una ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Tower of Lies

    What My Eighteen Years of Working With Donald Trump Reveals About Him

    Narrated by Erin Bennett ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours

    Barbara A. Res worked directly with Donald Trump for eighteen years on some of his biggest projects and had nearly unlimited access to him. Trump selected Res to be in charge of construction of Trump Tower, his greatest success as a developer. In this insider’s look at how the ambitious real estate developer became the most divisive president in recent U.S. history, Res takes us into closed-door ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Blaze of Autumn Sunshine

    The Last Diaries

    by Tony Benn ...
    Narrated by Michael Jayston ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 39 min

    In this final volume of diaries, Tony Benn reflects on the compensations and the disadvantages of old age.With the support of a small circle of friends and his extended family, he continues his activities on behalf of social justice, peace and accountability in public life, to a background of political change and the international economic crisis.Following an illness in 2009 the diaries, kept for ... Read more

    $20.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Blowout

    Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth

    by Rachel Maddow ...
    Narrated by Rachel Maddow ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 33 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.** Winner of the 2021 GRAMMY® Best Spoken Word Album **Award-winning American news presenter Rachel Maddow investigates remarkable stories from around the globe, all leading back to the same crooked source: the unimaginably lucrative and equally corrupting oil and gas industry.From Oklahoma, Texas and Washington, to Kyiv, Siberia and Moscow, to Equatorial Guinea and ... Read more

    $30.29 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Effective Citizen

    How to Make Politicians Work for You

    by Graham Steele ...
    Narrated by Graham Steele ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 55 min

    Effective citizens--engaged, knowledgeable, and persistent, and united in common cause--are the most powerful force that ever was, or ever will be. I hope this book will help citizens to be more effective.In his uniquely straightforward and accessible style, Political insider Graham Steele pulls back the curtain on our political system and gives readers a look inside. A lawyer, analyst, former ... Read more

    $38.35 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Politics For Dummies, 3rd Edition

    Narrated by Pam Ward ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 37 min

    Get up to speed on the US political system Confused by caucuses, primaries, and pollsters? Puzzled by the various parties and special interest groups? Politics For Dummies has everything you need to understand local, state, and national politics; how to communicate with your elected officials; and what your representatives can do for you. You'll find out all about lobbying groups, sub-committees, ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Nemesis

    One Man and the Battle for Rio

    by Misha Glenny ...
    Narrated by Misha Glenny ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 6 min

    His name was Antonio, but they would call him Nem. From the infamous favela of Rocinha in Rio, he was a hardworking young father forced to make a decision that would turn his world upside down.Nemesis is the story of an ordinary man who became the king of the largest slum in Rio, the head of a drug cartel and perhaps Brazil’s most wanted criminal. A man who tried to bring welfare and justice to a ... Read more

    $20.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Maoism

    A Global History

    by Julia Lovell ...
    Narrated by Nancy Wu ...

    Unabridged

    21 hours 43 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.*** SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION 2019FINALIST FOR THE 2019 CUNDILL HISTORY PRIZESHORTLISTED FOR THE NAYEF AL-RODHAN PRIZE FOR GLOBAL UNDERSTANDINGSHORTLISTED FOR DEUTSCHER PRIZE***'Revelatory and instructive… [a] beautifully written and accessible book’ The TimesFor... ... Read more

    $30.29 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    What You Need to Know About Voting--and Why

    by Kim Wehle ...
    Narrated by Nicol Zanzarella ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 46 min

    A step-by-step guide to every American’s most fundamental right and civic duty —just in time for the 2020 presidential election.Nothing is more important to the health of a democracy than the right to vote. Yet less than half of eligible voters routinely show up to the polls. Part of the problem is that the basics of the process we use to choose our elected leaders remain shrouded in mystery for ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Summary of Robert Gates's A Passion for Leadership

    by Falcon Press ...
    Narrated by Brian Smith ...

    Unabridged

    25 min

    Summary of Robert Gates's A Passion for Leadership is an advice manual for those who want to enact reform from a position of leadership in a bureaucratic organization. It also examines the challenges of reforming public sector institutions in the United States and some of the related experiences of Robert Gates, the author.For the determined leader, reform is possible in any organization, ... Read more

    $8.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Art of Political War and Other Radical Pursuits

    Narrated by Jeff Riggenbach ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 16 min

    Politics is war; but in America, one side is doing all the shooting—the liberals. Shell-shocked conservatives blame their failures on the media or on unscrupulous opponents, but they refuse to name the real culprit: themselves.In a book that will shatter the complacency of establishment conservatives, David Horowitz shows how Bill Clinton’s generation, having mastered the art of political war, has ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Mørkeland

    Narrated by Søren Pilmark ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 14 min

    "Mørkeland" er Niels Kraus-Kjærs uafhængige fortsættelse af den filmatiserede bestseller-roman "Kongekabale".Mistanke om svindel på højeste plan viser sig at trække tråde langt ind i det danske demokrati. En ung fuldmægtig i indenrigsministeriet myrdes, dagen før der udskrives folketingsvalg. Journalisten Ulrik Torp, der efter en fyringsrunde er endt på kontanthjælp, sendes af Jobcenteret i ... Read more

    $21.20 AUD

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    Lie Machines

    How to Save Democracy from Troll Armies, Deceitful Robots, Junk News Operations, and Political Operatives

    Narrated by Mike Chamberlain ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 2 min

    Technology is breaking politics-what can be done about it? Artificially intelligent "bot" accounts attack politicians and public figures on social media. Conspiracy theorists publish junk news sites to promote their outlandish beliefs. Campaigners create fake dating profiles to attract young voters. We live in a world of technologies that misdirect our attention, poison our political conversations ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Electoral Dysfunction

    A Survival Manual for American Voters

    Unabridged

    6 hours 48 min

    Imagine a country where the right to vote is not guaranteed by the Constitution, where the candidate with the most votes loses, and where paperwork requirements and bureaucratic bungling disenfranchise millions. You're living in it. If the consequences weren't so serious, it would be funny.An eye-opening, fact-filled companion to the forthcoming PBS documentary starring political satirist and ... Read more

    $25.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Letters To My Grandchildren

    by Tony Benn ...
    Narrated by Tony Benn ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 22 min

    As a diarist I have chronicled the time through which I have lived in meticulous detail: but all that is history. What matters now is the future for those who will live through it.The past is the past but there may be lessons to be learned which could help the next generation to avoid mistakes their parents and grandparents made.Certainly at my age I have learned an enormous amount from the study ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Unlikeable

    The Problem with Hillary

    by Edward Klein ...
    Narrated by Jeff Cummings ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 10 min

    From the author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers The Amateur and Blood Feud.…Unlikeable is the stunning, powerful exposé of Hillary Clinton and her floundering race for the White House. With unprecedented access to longtime associates of the Clintons and the Obamas, investigative reporter Edward Klein meticulously recreates conversations and details of Hillary Clinton's behind-the-scenes ... Read more

    $17.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Unrigged

    How Americans Are Battling Back to Save Democracy

    by David Daley ...
    Narrated by L.J. Ganser ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 15 min

    A revelatory account by the bestselling author of Ratf**ked that will give you hope that America's fragile democracy can still be saved. Following Ratf**ked, his “extraordinary timely and undeniably important” (New York Times Book Review) expose of how a small cadre of Republican operatives rigged American elections, David Daley emerged as one of the nation's leading authorities on gerrymandering. ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    No es cuento, es Historia (It's Not Fiction, it's History)

    by Ines Quintero ...
    Narrated by Andrea Méndez ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 56 min

    Este libro nació en el aire: en las ondas hertzianas que transmitían los micros sobre el pasado de Venezuela que escribió Inés Quintero. Ahora, esta edición permite volver a disfrutar de todos esos divertidos y asombrosos asomos a la historia nacional con toda la frescura, inteligencia y sentido del humor de esta académica tan prestigiosa y tan hábil para comunicarse con el gran público.Los ... Read more

    $16.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Rehnquist Choice

    The Untold Story of the Nixon Appointment that Red

    by John W. Dean ...
    Narrated by Michael Rafkin ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 24 min

    In 1971, William Rehnquist seemed the perfect choice to fill a seat on the United States Supreme Court. He was a young, well-polished lawyer who shared many of President Richard Nixon's philosophies and faced no major objections from the Senate. But in truth, the nomination was anything but straightforward. Now, for the first time, former White House counsel John Dean tells the improbable story of ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial