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    Essential Bukowski: Poetry

    Narrated by Eric Meyers ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 5 min

    ‘The best poet in America’ Jean Genet‘He brought everybody down to earth, even the angels’ Leonard CohenThe definitive collection from a writer whose transgressive legacy and raw, funny, acutely observant writing has left an enduring markHere is Bukowski eating walnuts and scratching his back, rolling a cigarette while listening to Brahms, showering with Linda in the mid-afternoon.Here is Bukowski ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

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    Bodies That Matter

    On the Discursive Limits of Sex

    by Judith Butler ...
    Narrated by Kelly Burke ...
    Series series Routledge Classics

    Unabridged

    12 hours 8 min

    In Bodies That Matter, renowned theorist and philosopher Judith Butler argues that theories of gender need to return to the most material dimension of sex and sexuality: the body. Butler offers a brilliant reworking of the body, examining how the power of heterosexual hegemony forms the "matter" of bodies, sex, and gender. Butler argues that power operates to constrain sex from the start, ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Literary Theory: The Basics

    by Hans Bertens ...
    Narrated by Nigel Anthony ...
    Series series The Basics

    Unabridged

    9 hours 47 min

    This third edition of Hans Bertens’ bestselling book is an essential guide to the often confusing and complicated world of literary theory. Exploring a broad range of topics from Marxist and feminist criticism to postmodernism and new historicism Literary Theory: The Basics covers contemporary topics including: reception theory and reader response theory the new criticism of postmodernism, the ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Mothers, Fathers, and Others

    New Essays

    by Siri Hustvedt ...
    Narrated by Caitlin Thorburn ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 40 min

    'It is Hustvedt's gift to write with exemplary clarity of what is by necessity unclear.' Hilary Mantel, Guardian**Feminist philosophy meets family memoir in a fresh essay collection by the award-winning essayist and novelist Siri Hustvedt, author of the bestselling What I Loved and Booker Prize-longlisted The Blazing World.Siri Hustvedt's relentlessly curious mind and expansive intellect are on ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD

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    Derrida: Philosophy in an Hour

    Narrated by Jonathan Keeble ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 39 min

    Philosophy for busy people. Listen to this succinct account of the philosophy of Derrida in just one hour.Jacques Derrida’s ‘deconstructionism’ is nothing less than an effort to destroy all ‘writing’ by demonstrating its inevitable falsehood. The writer writes but does not know what he is writing. Derrida argues that all texts have their own hidden agenda and contain their own metaphysical ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

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    Semiotics: The Basics

    Narrated by Ric Jerrom ...
    Series series The Basics

    Unabridged

    14 hours 45 min

    This third edition of the bestselling textbook has been fully revised, continuing to provide a concise introduction to the key concepts of semiotics in accessible and jargon-free language. Demystifying what is a complex, highly interdisciplinary field, key questions covered include: What are signs and codes? What can semiotics teach us about representation and reality? What tools does it offer for ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    La estructura ausente

    Introducción a la semiótica

    by Umberto Eco ...
    Narrated by Javier Portugués (Portu) ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 26 min

    Una introducción a la semiótica de la mano de su mayor experto: Umberto EcoDespués de Obra abierta, en la que estudiaba los lenguajes experimentales del arte contemporáneo, y de Apocalípticos e integrados, donde abordaba las técnicas y los temas de la comunicación de masas, Umberto Eco analiza aquí las fronteras de la semiótica. Comprender los sistemas de signos obliga a ver los códigos como ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

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    Apocalípticos e integrados

    by Umberto Eco ...
    Narrated by Diego Rousselon ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 32 min

    Una colección de ensayos magistrales sobre la cultura de masas.En estos ensayos magistrales, en los que analiza la estructura del mal gusto, la lectura de cómics, el mito de Superman, la canción de consumo, el papel de los medios audiovisuales como instrumento de información o el influjo de la televisión en el mundo actual, Umberto Eco se plantea el problema central de la doble postura ante la ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD

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    Vilters leksikon for verdens bedste børnebandeord

    Narrated by Mathias Elmose ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 17 min

    Børn bander, og det er helt okay. Faktisk er det sundt at sætte trumf på følelserne indimellem, men det lyder forfærdeligt. Især i ørerne på de voksne, så hvad kan man gøre? Vilters Leksikon over børnebandeord viser en ny og sjov måde at bande på, hvor ingen bliver sure.I denne bog finder man 50 børnebandeord, der føles lige så gode at sige som voksenbandeord, men som lyder meget pænere. Man ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

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    Poetics

    by Aristotle ...
    Narrated by Nicholas Khan, Roy McMillan ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 58 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.This Penguin Classic is performed by Nicholas Khan, best known for their role in Transformers. This definitive recording includes an introduction by Malcolm Heath, read by Roy McMillan.One of the most powerful, perceptive and influential works of criticism in Western literary historyIn his near-contemporary account of classical Greek tragedy, Aristotle examines the ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

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    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Argo Classics)

    by Mark Twain ...
    Narrated by Bing Crosby ...
    Series series Argo Classics

    Abridged

    2 hours 51 min

    William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic fiction read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly abridged and remastered stories are now available to download for the first time.During a long hot summer, a young boy’s taste for excitement lands him in and out of trouble.Bing ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

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    Gulliver’s Travels

    Narrated by Martin Shaw ...

    Abridged

    3 hours 9 min

    Swift’s scornful satire, written “to vex the world rather than divert it”, takes a caustic look at those most contemporary concerns irrational prejudice, social inequality, ivory tower elitism and the correct way to open a boiled egg.'I cannot but conclude the bulk of your natives to be the most pernicious race of little odious vermin that nature ever suffered to crawl upon the surface of the ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

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    الفراديس المصطنعة - في الحشيش والأفيون

    Unabridged

    5 hours 22 min

    يتناول شارل بودلير في هذا الكتاب العلاقة الممكنة بين استعمال المخدّرات والإبداع الشعري متطرقاً إلى تجارب إبداعية أوروبية عديدة، مرتبطة بشكل أو بآخر بالتوظيفات الإبداعية للحشيش والأفيون في الشعر والسرد والموسيقى، مازجاً بين لغة علميّة أساسها البحث التاريخي والملاحظة المباشرة؛ وأسلوب شعري يخلّص هذا الكتاب من طابعه البحثي ويجعله واحداً من الكتب التي يمكن أن نفهم من خلالها الخلفيات الفكرية والجمالية ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

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    The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Argo Classics)

    Narrated by Tom Baker ...
    Series series Argo Classics

    Abridged

    1 hour 39 min

    William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic fiction read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly abridged and remastered stories are now available to download for the first time.In the foggy streets of London, two men – one a respectable doctor and one a depraved killer – ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

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    Andar y ver

    Tercer cuaderno

    Unabridged

    8 hours 39 min

    «Hallazgos de la poesía, revelaciones arquitectónicas, mensajes del pincel o la batuta, sabiduría del bisturí.»Este libro es una colección de ejercicios de admiración, invitaciones a recorrer parajes de maravilla. Con una prosa precisa ytransparente, Jesús Silva-Herzog Márquez escribe acerca de obras y artistas que lo han tocado, que le han permitido hacer más ancho y habitable el mundo. Poesía, ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD

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    The Romantic Manifesto

    A Philosophy of Literature

    by Ayn Rand ...
    Narrated by Bernadette Dunne ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 22 min

    In this beautifully written and brilliantly reasoned collection of essays, Ayn Rand throws new light on the nature of art and its purpose in human life. Once again, Rand demonstrates her bold originality and her refusal to let popular catchphrases and conventional ideas define her sense of the truth.In her ethics Ayn Rand extolled the virtue of selfishness—and in her theory of art she was no less ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

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    Beginning theory

    An introduction to literary and cultural theory: Fourth edition

    by Peter Barry ...
    Narrated by Lucy Scott ...
    Series series Beginnings

    Unabridged

    13 hours 25 min

    Beginning theory has been helping students navigate through the thickets of literary and cultural theory for over two decades. This new and expanded fourth edition continues to offer readers the best single-volume introduction to the field. The bewildering variety of approaches, theorists and technical language is lucidly and expertly unravelled. Unlike many books which assume certain positions ... Read more

    $45.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    by Mark Twain ...
    Narrated by Mike McShane ...

    Abridged

    2 hours 51 min

    ‘Now he found out a new thing – namely, that to promise not to do a thing is the surest way in the world to make a body want to go and do that very thing.’An idyllic snapshot of a boy’s childhood along the banks of the Mississippi River, Twain’s The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is the author’s work that comes closest to his boyhood experiences of growing up in Hannibal in the 1840s.Mischievous and ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

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    The Naive and the Sentimental Novelist

    Understanding What Happens When We Write and Read Novels

    by Orhan Pamuk ...
    Narrated by John Lee ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 10 min

    What happens within us when we read a novel? And how does a novel create its unique effects, so distinct from those of a painting, a film, or a poem? In this inspired, thoughtful, deeply personal book, Orhan Pamuk takes us into the worlds of the writer and the reader, revealing their intimate connections.Pamuk draws on Friedrich Schiller's famous distinction between "naive" poets-who write ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

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    So Much Longing in So Little Space

    The art of Edvard Munch

    Narrated by Matthew Waterson ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 52 min

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of So Much Longing in So Little Space by Karl Ove Knausgaard, read by Matthew Waterson.In So Much Longing in So Little Space, Karl Ove Knausgaard explores the life and work of Edvard Munch. Setting out to understand the enduring power of Munch’s painting, Knausgaard reflects on the essence of creativity, on choosing to be an artist, experiencing the ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Asking Better Questions of the Bible

    A Guide for the Wounded, Wary, and Longing for More

    by Marty Solomon ...
    Narrated by Marty Solomon ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 33 min

    Too often when we come to the Bible, we settle for easy answers. We move quickly toward the allure of resolution. But when we ask the questions the Bible is asking, we will do these things instead:understand the Eastern perspective of words, numbers, and core principles like eternal life, truth, sin, and faithrecognize the literary devices and the reclamation of stories used in the Torahread the ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Picture of Dorian Gray

    by Oscar Wilde ...
    Narrated by Simon Callow ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 46 min

    The classic of eternal youth.'How sad it is! I shall grow old, and horrid, and dreadful. But this picture will remain always young… If it was only the other way!'Wilde's first and only published novel recounts the story of handsome Dorian Gray who upon having his portrait painted desires that it will age and grow ugly while he may remain eternally beautiful. The painting, which reflects each of ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

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    La civilización del espectáculo

    Narrated by Julio García ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 40 min

    En el pasado, la cultura fue una especie de conciencia que impedía dar la espalda a la realidad. Ahora, actúa como mecanismo de distracción y entretenimiento. Escucha La civilización del espectáculo en audiolibro.«La cultura, en el sentido que tradicionalmente se ha dado a este vocablo, está en nuestros días a punto de desaparecer.»Mario Vargas LlosaLa banalización de las artes y la literatura, el ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD

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    Once Upon a Prime: The Wondrous Connections Between Mathematics and Literature

    by Sarah Hart ...
    Narrated by Sarah Hart ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 42 min

    ‘A hugely entertaining and well-written tour of the links between math and literature. Hart’s lightness of touch and passion for both subjects make this book a delight to read. Bookworms and number-lovers alike will discover much they didn’t know about the creative interplay between stories, structure and sums.’ – Alex Bellos‘This exuberant book will educate, amuse and surprise. It might even add ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD