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    Virus Mania: Corona/COVID-19, Measles, Swine Flu, Cervical Cancer, Avian Flu, SARS, BSE, Hepatitis C, AIDS, Polio, Spanish Flu

    How the Medical Industry Continually Invents Epidemics, Making Billion-Dollar Profits at Our Expense

    Unabridged

    15 hours 9 min

    The population is terrified by reports of so-called COVID-19, measles, swine flu, SARS, BSE, AIDS or polio. However, the authors of "Virus Mania," investigative journalist Torsten Engelbrecht, Dr. Claus Köhnlein, MD, Dr. Samantha Bailey, MD, and Dr. Stefano Scoglio, BSc PhD, show that this fearmongering is unfounded and that virus mayhem ignores basic scientific facts: The existence, the ... Read more

    $23.59 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Power of Habit

    Why We Do What We Do, and How to Change

    Narrated by Mike Chamberlain ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 30 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.There's never been a better time to set new habits. This book will change your life.______________________________Why do we do develop habits? And how can we change them?We can always change. In The Power of Habit, award-winning New York Times business reporter Charles Duhigg translates cutting-edge behavioural science into practical self-improvement... ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Design of Everyday Things

    Revised and Expanded Edition

    by Don Norman ...
    Narrated by Neil Hellegers ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 39 min

    Design doesn't have to complicated, which is why this guide to human-centered design shows that usability is just as important as aesthetics.Even the smartest among us can feel inept as we fail to figure out which light switch or oven burner to turn on, or whether to push, pull, or slide a door.The fault, argues this ingenious -- even liberating -- book, lies not in ourselves, but in product ... Read more

    $37.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Honeybee Democracy

    Narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 3 min

    Honeybees make decisions collectively-and democratically. Every year, faced with the life-or-death problem of choosing and traveling to a new home, honeybees stake everything on a process that includes collective fact-finding, vigorous debate, and consensus building. In fact, as world-renowned animal behaviorist Thomas Seeley reveals, these incredible insects have much to teach us when it comes to ... Read more

    $25.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Breath

    The New Science of a Lost Art

    by James Nestor ...
    Narrated by James Nestor ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 19 min

    Brought to you by Penguin. Narrated by James Nestor.THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER'Who would have thought something as simple as changing the way we breathe could be so revolutionary for our health, from snoring to allergies to immunity? A fascinating book, full of dazzling revelations' Dr Rangan ChatterjeeNo matter what you eat, how much you exercise, how skinny or young or wise you are, none of it ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Carrying the Fire

    An Astronaut's Journeys

    Narrated by David Colacci ...

    Unabridged

    20 hours 17 min

    'No other person who has flown in space has captured the experience so vividly' - New York Times Book ReviewIn July 1969, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins piloted the Apollo 11 spacecraft to the moon. Fifty years later, it is still one of the greatest achievements in human history.In this remarkable memoir, Michael Collins conveys, in a very personal way, the drama, beauty, and ... Read more

    $20.81 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Astronomical

    From Quarks to Quasars, the Science of Space at its Strangest

    by Tim James ...
    Narrated by Tim James ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 10 min

    'In the same light-heartedly informative spirit as his previous Elemental, Tim James gives us an entertaining gallop through light years of space science, from the big bang to UFOs'Andrew Crumey, author of The Great Chain of UnbeingPRAISE FOR THE AUTHOR'Humorous, yet deep . . . Fundamental will speak to all readers'Professor Charles Antoine, Sorbonne Universit... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Becoming Supernatural: How Common People Are Doing The Uncommon

    Narrated by Adam Boyce ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 6 min

    The author of the New York Times bestseller You Are the Placebo, as well as Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself and Evolve Your Brain, draws on research conducted at his advanced workshops since 2012 to explore how common people are doing the uncommon to transform themselves and their lives. Becoming Supernatural marries the some of the most profound scientific information with ancient wisdom to ... Read more

    $59.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Dawn of Everything

    A New History of Humanity

    Narrated by Malk Williams ...

    Unabridged

    24 hours 2 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.For generations, our remote ancestors have been cast as primitive and childlike - either free and equal, or thuggish and warlike. Civilization, we are told, could be achieved only by sacrificing those original freedoms or, alternatively, by taming our baser instincts. David Graeber and David Wengrow show how such theories first emerged in the eighteenth century as a ... Read more

    $30.29 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Emperor of All Maladies

    Narrated by Stephen Hoye ...

    Unabridged

    20 hours 49 min

    A comprehensive history of cancer – one of the greatest enemies of medical progress – and an insight into its effects and potential cures, by a leading expert on the illness.In The Emperor of All Maladies, Siddhartha Mukherjee, doctor, researcher and award-winning science writer, examines cancer with a cellular biologist’s precision, a historian’s perspective, and a biographer’s passion. The ... Read more

    $58.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Sapiens

    A Brief History of Humankind

    Narrated by Derek Perkins ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 18 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.****Over 1 million copies sold****The Sunday Times #1 bestseller**FIRE gave us powerFARMING made us hungry for moreMONEY gave us purposeSCIENCE made us deadlyThis is the thrilling account of our extraordinary history – from insignificant apes to rulers of the world.'Sapiens is the sort of book that sweeps the cobwebs out of your brain... Harari's writ... ... Read more

    $30.29 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Talking to Strangers

    What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know

    Narrated by Malcolm Gladwell ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 42 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The highly anticipated new book from Malcom Gladwell, host of the chart-topping podcast Revisionist History.With original archival interviews and musical scoring, this enhanced audiobook edition of Talking to Strangers brings Gladwell's renowned storytelling to life in his unparalleled narrating style.The routine traffic stop that ends in tragedy. The spy who spends years ... Read more

    $30.29 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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    A Short History of Nearly Everything

    by Bill Bryson ...
    Narrated by Bill Bryson ...
    series Bryson #5

    Abridged

    5 hours 47 min

    A Short History of Nearly Everything is Bill Bryson's quest to find out everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization - how we got from there, being nothing at all, to here, being us.His challenge is to take subjects that normally bore the pants off most of us, and see if there isn't some way to render them comprehensible to people who have never thought they could be ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Burke and Wills

    The triumph and tragedy of Australia's most famous explorers

    Narrated by Michael Carman ...

    Unabridged

    23 hours 43 min

    'They have left here today!' he calls to the others. When King puts his hand down above the ashes of the fire, it is to find it still hot. There is even a tiny flame flickering from the end of one log. They must have left just hours ago.MELBOURNE, 20 AUGUST 1860. In an ambitious quest to be the first Europeans to cross the harsh Australian continent, the Victorian Exploring Expedition sets off, ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    James Cook

    The story behind the man who mapped the world

    Narrated by Michael Carman ...

    Unabridged

    21 hours 23 min

    The name Captain James Cook is one of the most recognisable in Australian history - an almost mythic figure who is often discussed, celebrated, reviled and debated.But who was the real James Cook?This Yorkshire farm boy would go on to become the foremost mariner, scientist, navigator and cartographer of his era, and to personally map a third of the globe. His great voyages of discovery were ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Brief History Of Time

    From Big Bang To Black Holes

    Narrated by John Sackville ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 18 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries?These are just some of the questions considered in the internationally acclaimed masterpiece by the world renowned physicist - generally considered to have been one of the world's greatest thinkers.It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos from Newton ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Braiding Sweetgrass

    Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

    Narrated by Robin Wall Kimmerer ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 44 min

    As a botanist and professor of plant ecology, Robin Wall Kimmerer has spent a career learning how to ask questions of nature using the tools of science. As a Potawatomi woman, she learned from elders, family, and history that the Potawatomi, as well as a majority of other cultures indigenous to this land, consider plants and animals to be our oldest teachers. In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer ... Read more

    $33.68 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    How to Change Your Mind

    The New Science of Psychedelics

    Narrated by Michael Pollan ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 35 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.How to Change Your Mind is a report from what could very well be the future of human consciousness, written and read by Michael Pollan.When LSD was first discovered in the 1940s, it seemed to researchers, scientists and doctors as if the world might be on the cusp of psychological revolution. It promised to shed light on the deep mysteries of consciousness, as well as ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Bad Blood

    Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

    Narrated by Will Damron ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 36 min

    A New York Times besteller.Winner of the Financial Times/McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award 2018.The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos, the multibillion-dollar biotech startup founded by Elizabeth Holmes, by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end, despite pressure from its charismatic CEO and threats by her ... Read more

    $24.59 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Smarter Faster Better

    The Secrets of Being Productive

    Narrated by Mike Chamberlain ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 22 min

    In the international bestseller The Power of Habit, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charles Duhigg explained why we do what we do. In Smarter Faster Better, he applies the same relentless curiosity, rigorous reporting and rich storytelling to explain how we can get better at the things we do. The result is a groundbreaking exploration of the science of productivity.A group of data scientists at ... Read more

    $20.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

    Narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 41 min

    What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There’s no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and bestselling author Neil deGrasse Tyson.But today, few of us have time to contemplate the cosmos. So Tyson brings the universe down to Earth succinctly and clearly, with sparkling wit, in ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    When Breath Becomes Air

    Unabridged

    5 hours 35 min

    THE NEW YORK TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER'Finishing this book and then forgetting about it is simply not an option...Unmissable' New York TimesAt the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade’s training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, the next he was a patient struggling to live.When Breath Becomes ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Brief Answers to the Big Questions

    the final book from Stephen Hawking

    Unabridged

    4 hours 52 min

    Read by Ben Whishaw and Garrick Hagon, with an afterword read by Lucy Hawking.The world-famous cosmologist and #1 bestselling author of A Brief History of Time leaves us with his final thoughts on the universe's biggest questions in this brilliant posthumous work.How did the universe begin? Will humanity survive on Earth? Is there intelligent life beyond our solar system? Could artificial ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial