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Social & Cultural Studies

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    Redhanded

    An Exploration of Criminals, Cannibals, Cults, and What Makes a Killer Tick

    Unabridged

    8 hours 42 min

    Features an audiobook exclusive interview: Suruthi and Hannah interview award-winning author Denise Mina on the "the less dead", equality and bigotry in crime, the justice system and the media.The highly-anticipated book from the UK's number one true crime podcast, RedHanded!What is it about killers, cults, and cannibals that capture our imaginations even as they terrify and disturb us? How do we ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    I Catch Killers

    The Life and Many Deaths of a Homicide Detective

    by Gary Jubelin ...
    Narrated by Rob Carlton ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 32 min

    THE #1 TRUE CRIME BESTSELLER. Serial killings, child abductions, organised crime hits and domestic murders. This is the memoir of a homicide detective.Here I am: tall and broad, shaved head, had my nose broken three times fighting. Black suit, white shirt, the big city homicide detective. I've led investigations into serial killings, child abductions, organised crime hits and domestic murders. But ... Read more

    $34.99 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

    $28.69 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Puff Piece

    by John Safran ...
    Narrated by John Safran ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 2 min

    The folks that bring you Marlboro - Philip Morris - are wheezing, slowly dying. Cigarettes are out of favour with everyone, from world governments and investors to, increasingly, smokers. So, what's their plan?Prepare to be dazzled. Or, at the very least, befuddled.Philip Morris has announced they will shut down as a cigarette company, and relaunch as a health enterprise, dedicated to convincing ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Requiem for the American Dream

    The 10 Principles of Concentration of Wealth & Power

    by Noam Chomsky ...
    Narrated by Donald Corren ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 54 min

    NOAM CHOMSKY is widely regarded as the most influential thinker of our time, but never before has he devoted a major book to one topic, income inequality: "During the Great Depression, things were much worse than they are today, but there was an expectation that things were going to get better. There was a real sense of hopefulness. There isn't today.. Inequality is really unprecedented. In terms ... Read more

    $15.67 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Troy

    Our Greatest Story Retold

    by Stephen Fry ...
    Narrated by Stephen Fry ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 59 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Following the bestselling retellings of the Greek myths in Mythos and Heroes, Stephen Fry's bewitching third volume Troy - concerning love and war, passion and power - is now ready for ordering.The story of Troy speaks to all of us - the kidnapping of Helen, a queen celebrated for her beauty, sees the Greeks launch a thousand ships against the city of Troy, to which they ... Read more

    $28.69 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Maid

    A Barack Obama Summer Reading Pick and an upcoming Netflix series!

    Narrated by Stephanie Land ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 34 min

    BARACK OBAMA'S SUMMER READING PICK, 2019.BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK.Educated meets Nickel and Dimed in Stephanie Land's memoir about working as a maid. A beautiful and gritty exploration of poverty in the western world. Includes a foreword by international bestelling author Barbara Ehrenreich.'My daughter learned to walk in a homeless shelter.'As a struggling sing... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Who Thought This Was a Good Idea?

    And Other Questions You Should Have Answers to When You Work in the White House

    Unabridged

    5 hours 58 min

    'Always fascinating and very funny, Alyssa's book is full of juicy stories from one of the world's most glamorous jobs' Mindy KalingIf your funny older sister were the former deputy chief of staff to President Barack Obama, her behind-the-scenes political memoir would look something like this . . .Alyssa Mastromonaco worked for Barack Obama for almost a decade, and long before his run for ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Manhunt: The Night Stalker

    How I brought serial predator Delroy Grant to justice

    by Colin Sutton ...
    Narrated by Peter Noble ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 42 min

    What does it take to catch a predator who has terrorised southeast England for over fifteen years?Delroy Grant - dubbed the Night Stalker - was one of the nation's most wanted men, a shocking sex predator. During his seventeen-year reign of fear, he established a clear MO. Visit a target at night. Remove a window pane and slide in. Unscrew the lightbulbs. Cut the power. Rip out the telephone wires ... Read more

    $62.75 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Raging 2020s

    Companies, Countries, People – and the Fight for Our Future

    by Alec Ross ...
    Narrated by Alec Ross ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 23 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Huge corporations are acting like nations, global wealth is going to billionaires and ordinary people are suffering. I****t's set to be a rocky decade - but we can fix it.As the market consolidates under fewer and larger companies, it's increasingly in the interest of private companies to behave like nations. And when the government is bogged down in bureaucratic ... Read more

    $23.31 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Liberal Privilege

    Joe Biden and the Democrats' Defense of the Indefensible

    Narrated by Kimberly Guilfoyle ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 37 min

    While everyday Americans strive to make an honest living by working hard, liberals within the swamp have perfected a way of barely working while elevating themselves above all of us. LIBERAL PRIVILEGE will take you behind the scenes of the swamp, just as the nation gears up for the next presidential election. In his second book, #1 New York Times best selling author, Donald Trump Jr reveals the ... Read more

    $28.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Killer Across the Table: From the authors of Mindhunter

    Narrated by Jonathan Groff ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 6 min

    ‘John Douglas is the FBI's pioneer and master of investigative profiling, and one of the most exciting figures in law enforcement I've had the privilege of knowing’ Patricia Cornwell‘John Douglas knows more about serial killers than anybody in the world’ Jonathan Demme, Director of The Silence of the LambsIn The Killer Across the Table, legendary FBI criminal profiler and number one bestselling ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Body for Rent

    The terrifying true story of two ordinary girls sold for sex against their will

    Unabridged

    6 hours 58 min

    Growing up in a quiet, middle-class suburb outside of Amsterdam, childhood best friends Anna and Olivia had their whole lives ahead of them. But every parent's worst nightmare came true when the teenagers fell in with the wrong crowd. Eleven years their senior, Ryan was charming and good-looking - and Anna and Oliva easy prey. Blind to his grooming, the girls were soon trapped in a terrifying ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Killer Triggers

    by Joe Kenda ...
    Narrated by Joe Kenda ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 31 min

    The most common triggers for homicide are fear, rage, revenge, money, lust, and, more rarely, sheer madness. This isn’t an exact science, of course. Any given murder can have multiple triggers. Sex and revenge seem to be common partners in crime. Rage, money, and revenge make for a dangerous trifecta of triggers, as well.This book offers my memories of homicide cases that I investigated or oversaw ... Read more

    $28.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    From the Ashes

    My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way

    by Jesse Thistle ...
    Narrated by Jesse Thistle ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 55 min

    *Winner, Kobo Emerging Writer Prize Nonfiction*Winner, Indigenous Voices Awards*Winner, High Plains Book Awards*Finalist, CBC Canada Reads*A Globe and Mail Book of the Year*An Indigo Book of the Year*A CBC Best Canadian Nonfiction Book of the YearIn this extraordinary and inspiring debut memoir, Jesse Thistle, once a high school dropout and now a rising Ind... ... Read more

    $28.50 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Dancing with Dementia

    My Story of Living Positively with Dementia

    Narrated by Catherine O'Brian ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 21 min

    The truly inspirational account of living positively with dementia.Christine Bryden was a top civil servant and single mother of three children when she was diagnosed with dementia at the age of 46. Since then she has gone on to challenge almost every stereotype of people with dementia by campaigning for self-advocacy, writing articles and speaking at national conferences.This book is a vivid ... Read more

    $35.99 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

    $23.31 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Think Like a Monk: The secret of how to harness the power of positivity and be happy now

    by Jay Shetty ...
    Narrated by Jay Shetty ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 54 min

    2021 Audiobook of the Year – The British Book AwardsThe Sunday Times Number One BestsellerJay Shetty, social media superstar and host of the #1 podcast ‘On Purpose’, distils the timeless wisdom he learned as a practising monk into practical steps anyone can take every day to live a less anxious, more meaningful life.Over the past three years, Jay Shetty has become a favourite in the hearts and ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Australian Heist

    by James Phelps ...
    Narrated by Peter Hosking ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 34 min

    Australia's Number 1 True Crime Writer on Australia's Greatest Gold Robbery. On 15 June 1862, a gang of bushrangers held up a gold escort at Eugowra, just east of Forbes, NSW. They escaped with a pile of cash and 77 kilograms of gold, worth about $10 million today. It remains the largest gold robbery in Australian history.In this riveting re-creation of the events, James Phelps finally tells the ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    A Man Called Ove

    The life-affirming bestseller that will brighten your day

    Narrated by Joan Walker ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 12 min

    Perfect for fans of Gail Honeyman's Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine; Ruth Hogan's The Keeper of Lost Things and Graeme Simsion**'s The Rosie Project, A Man Called Ove is one of the best-loved and most life-affirming novels of the decade.**This multi-million-copy phenomenon is a funny, moving, uplifting tale of love and community that will leave you with a spring in your step.'Warm, funny, and ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    On Tyranny

    Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

    Narrated by Timothy Snyder ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 45 min

    Random House presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century, written and read by Timothy Snyder.History does not repeat, but it does instruct.In the twentieth century, European democracies collapsed into fascism, Nazism and communism. These were movements in which a leader or a party claimed to give voice to the people, promised to ... Read more

    $16.14 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Dismantling America

    And Other Controversial Essays

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

    Unabridged

    8 hours 7 min

    These wide-ranging essays—on various political, economic, cultural, and legal issues—have as a recurring, underlying theme the decline of the values and institutions that have sustained and advanced American society for more than two centuries. This decline has been more than erosion. It has, in many cases, been a deliberate dismantling of American values and institutions by people convinced that ... Read more

    $24.17 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Road to Wigan Pier, The

    by George Orwell ...
    Narrated by Jonathan Keeble ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours

    Part social reportage, part socialist polemic, The Road to Wigan Pier sets out a hellish vision of a broken Britain before delivering a meditation on how we can create a more egalitarian society.Having travelled to the industrial north of England on assignment from his editor, Orwell's confronting, stark descriptions of the social injustice, cramped slum housing, squalor, hunger, and growing ... Read more

    $21.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Black Rednecks and White Liberals

    by Thomas Sowell ...
    Narrated by Hugh Mann ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 10 min

    Black Rednecks and White Liberals is the capstone of decades of outstanding research and writing on racial and cultural issues by Thomas Sowell.This explosive new book challenges many of the long-held assumptions about blacks, Jews, Germans and Nazis, slavery, and education. Through a series of essays, Sowell presents an in-depth look at key beliefs behind many mistaken and dangerous actions, ... Read more

    $24.17 AUD or free with audiobook trial