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    Dopamine Nation

    Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence

    Narrated by Dr Anna Lembke ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 11 min

    All around us people are looking at their phones too much, eating too much, drinking too much. Our world is addicted to fleeting distracting pleasures that get us nowhere. Dr Anna Lembke provides a clear way back to a balanced life.This audiobook is about pleasure. It's also about pain. Most importantly, it's about how to find the delicate balance between the two, and why now more than ever ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Rutherford and Fry’s Complete Guide to Absolutely Everything

    Unabridged

    7 hours 2 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.'If only Adam Rutherford and Hannah Fry were on tap to all of us, all the time . . . The pair have such a gift for making life, numbers and the forces at work in the universe all the richer, stranger, funnier and more marvellous.' Stephen FryIn Rutherford and Fry's comprehensive guidebook, they tell the complete story of the universe and absolutely everything in it - ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Infinite Game

    by Simon Sinek ...
    Narrated by Simon Sinek ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 56 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.A REVOLUTIONARY APPROACH TO LONG TERM BUSINESS STRATEGY FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF START WITH WHYThe New York Times-bestselling author of Start With Why, Leaders Eat Last, and Together Is Better offers a bold new approach to business strategy by asking one question: are you playing the finite game or the infinite game?In The Infinite Game, Sinek applies game ... ... Read more

    $24.61 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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    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

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    How to Be Human

    The Manual

    by Ruby Wax ...
    Narrated by Gelong Thubten, Ash Ranpura, Ruby Wax ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 9 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of How to be Human: The Manual written and read by Ruby Wax with Ash Ranpura and Gelong Thubten.A three way encounter between a Monk, a neuroscientist and Ruby Wax sounds like the set up for a joke. Instead it's produced one of the most fascinating, intriguing and informative books about minds and bodies and brains and mindfulness I've ever encountered. A ... Read more

    $24.61 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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    Surrounded by Setbacks

    Or, How to Succeed When Everything's Gone Bad

    Narrated by James McNaughton ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 12 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.How to handle everything (and everyone) around you when all hell breaks loose, from the international bestselling author of Surrounded by Idiots.Not everything goes the way we want it to - the world or people around us sometimes just spin out of control. Just consider the Covid pandemic for starters. Or how about that mad neighbour you have living next-door to you? Or ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Disordered Cosmos

    A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred

    Unabridged

    10 hours 56 min

    From a star theoretical physicist, a journey into the world of particle physics and the cosmos -- and a call for a more just practice of science.In The Disordered Cosmos, Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein shares her love for physics, from the Standard Model of Particle Physics and what lies beyond it, to the physics of melanin in skin, to the latest theories of dark matter -- all with a new spin ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Subtract

    The Untapped Science of Less

    by Leidy Klotz ...
    Narrated by Leidy Klotz, Robert Petkoff ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 15 min

    **This program includes an introduction and epilogue read by the author.Blending evidence across science and design, Subtract: The Untapped Science of Less offers a revolution in problem-solving: proving why we overlook subtraction, and how we can access its true potential**We pile on “to-dos” but don’t consider “stop-doings.” We create incentives for good behavior, but don’t get rid of obstacles ... Read more

    $23.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Planets

    Narrated by Samuel West ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 43 min

    ‘So staggering you go “whoa!” every few seconds’ Guardian‘Really impressive’ Eamonn Holmes, ITV This MorningA companion book to the critically acclaimed BBC series.The bestselling authors of Wonders of the Universe are back with another blockbuster, a groundbreaking exploration of our Solar System as it has never been seen before.Mercury, a lifeless victim of the Sun’s expanding power. Venus, once ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century

    Narrated by Heather Heying, Bret Weinstein ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 17 min

    A bold, provocative exploration of the tension between our evolutionary history and our modern woes and what we can do about it.We are living through the most prosperous age in all of human history, yet we are listless, divided and miserable. Wealth and comfort are unparalleled, but our political landscape is unmoored, and rates of suicide, loneliness and chronic illness continue to skyrocket. How ... Read more

    $41.17 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Genetic Lottery

    Why DNA Matters for Social Equality

    Narrated by Katherine Fenton ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 4 min

    This audiobook narrated by Katherine Fenton makes a provocative and timely case for how the science of genetics can help create a more just and equal societyIn recent years, scientists like Kathryn Paige Harden have shown that DNA makes us different, in our personalities and in our health—and in ways that matter for educational and economic success in our current society.In The Genetic Lottery, ... Read more

    $44.85 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    This Idea is Brilliant

    Lost, Overlooked, and Underappreciated Scientific Concepts Everyone Should Know

    Unabridged

    16 hours 12 min

    The latest volume in the bestselling series from Edge.org—dubbed “the world’s smartest website” by The Guardian—brings together 206 of the world’s most innovative thinkers to discuss the scientific concepts that everyone should know.As science informs public policy, decision making, and so many aspects of our everyday lives, a scientifically literate society is crucial. In that spirit, Edge.org ... Read more

    $38.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Origin Story

    A Big History of Everything

    Narrated by Jamie Jackson ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 23 min

    A captivating history of the universe -- from before the dawn of time through the far reaches of the distant future. Most historians study the smallest slivers of time, emphasizing specific dates, individuals, and documents. But what would it look like to study the whole of history, from the big bang through the present day -- and even into the remote future? How would looking at the full span of ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Our Sunburnt Country

    Narrated by Anika Molesworth ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 7 min

    Anika Molesworth fell in love with her family's farm, a sheep station near Broken Hill, at an early age. She formed a bond with the land as though it were a member of her family. When the Millennium Drought hit, though, bringing with it heatwaves and duststorms, the future she'd always imagined for herself began to seem impossible.As she learned more about the causes of - and the solutions to - ... Read more

    $30.00 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    How Emotions Are Made

    The Secret Life of the Brain

    Narrated by Cassandra Campbell ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 32 min

    A new theory of how the brain constructs emotions that could revolutionize psychology, health care, law enforcement, and our understanding of the human mind.Emotions feel automatic to us; that's why scientists have long assumed that emotions are hardwired in the body or the brain. Today, however, the science of emotion is in the midst of a revolution on par with the discovery of relativity in ... Read more

    $22.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Erebus: The Story of a Ship

    by Michael Palin ...
    Narrated by Michael Palin ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 5 min

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Erebus, written and read by Michael Palin.N**_______________**THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERIn the early years of Queen Victoria's reign, HMS Erebus undertook two of the most ambitious naval expeditions of all time.On the first, she ventured further south than any human had ever been. On the second, she va... ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Music of Bees

    A heartwarming and redemptive story about the families we choose for ourselves

    by Eileen Garvin ...
    Narrated by Therese Plummer ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 57 min

    Set in the gorgeous, sprawling countryside of the Pacific Northwest, Eileen Garvin's THE MUSIC OF BEES is about finding friendship in the most unlikely of places, and the families we choose for ourselves. Heart-warming, inspirational and redemptive, it is perfect for fans of THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS and Rachel Joyce.'It's simultaneously heart-breaking and uplifting, and I loved it' Abi Daré, ... Read more

    $35.99 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

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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

  • Audiobook

    Unsettled

    What Climate Science Tells Us, What It Doesn't, and Why It Matters

    Narrated by Jay Aaseng ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 14 min

    "Surging sea levels are inundating the coasts.""Hurricanes and tornadoes are becoming fiercer and more frequent.""Climate change will be an economic disaster."You've heard all this presented as fact. But according to science, all of these statements are profoundly misleading.When it comes to climate change, the media, politicians, and other prominent voic... ... Read more

    $37.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    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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    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