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Women Authors Audiobooks

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    A Life of My Own

    Narrated by Penelope Wilton ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 38 min

    Penguin presents A Life of My Own by Claire Tomalin, read by Dame Penelope Wilton.As one of the best biographers of her generation, Claire Tomalin has written about great novelists and poets to huge success: now, she turns to look at her own life.This enthralling memoir follows her through triumph and tragedy in about equal measure, from the disastrous marriage of her parents and the often ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

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    Monster, She Wrote

    The Women Who Pioneered Horror and Speculative Fiction

    Unabridged

    7 hours 30 min

    Satisfy your craving for extraordinary authors and exceptional fiction: Meet the women writers who defied convention to craft some of literature’s strangest tales, from Frankenstein to The Haunting of Hill House and beyond.Frankenstein was just the beginning: horror stories and other weird fiction wouldn’t exist without the women who created it. From Gothic ghost stories to psychological horror to ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    I Used to Live Here Once: The Haunted Life of Jean Rhys

    Narrated by Diana Quick ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 10 min

    ‘An absolute belter of a biography’ MARINA HYDE A Times Literary Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2022 An LA Times Best Book of the Year 2022An intimate, revealing and profoundly moving biography of Jean Rhys, acclaimed author of Wide Sargasso Sea.An obsessive and troubled genius, Jean Rhys is one of the most compelling and unnerving writers of the twentieth century. Memories of a con... ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

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    Summary: The Power of Vulnerability

    Teachings of Authenticity, Connection, and Courage by Brené Brown: Key Takeaways, Summary & Analysis Included

    by Brooks Bryant ...
    Narrated by Marcela Garcia ...

    Unabridged

    55 min

    *PLEASE NOTE: This concise summary is unofficial and is not authorized, approved, licensed, or endorsed by the original book's publisher or author.*Short on time? Or maybe you’ve already read the book, but need a refresh on the most important takeaways. In a quick, easy listen, you can take the main principles from The Power of Vulnerability: Teachings of Authenticity, Connection, and Courage ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Woman Beyond the Attic

    The V.C. Andrews Story

    Narrated by Andi Arndt, Fred Sanders ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 24 min

    “The woman who emerges from these pages is as riveting as her books” (The Wall Street Journal) in this Edgar Award–nominated celebration of the famously private V.C. Andrews—featuring family photos, personal letters, a partial manuscript for an unpublished novel, and more.Best known for her internationally, multi-million-copy bestselling novel Flowers in the Attic, Cleo Virginia Andrews lived a ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Mantel Pieces: Royal Bodies and Other Writing from the London Review of Books. The New Book from The Sunday Times bestselling Author of the Wolf Hall Trilogy

    Unabridged

    10 hours 36 min

    A stunning collection of essays and memoir from twice Booker Prize winner and international bestseller Hilary Mantel, author of The Mirror and the LightIn 1987, when Hilary Mantel was first published in the London Review of Books, she wrote to the editor, Karl Miller, ‘I have no critical training whatsoever, so I am forced to be more brisk and breezy than scholarly.’ This collection of twenty ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    Silly Novels by Lady Novelists

    by George Eliot ...
    Narrated by Sarah Bacaller ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 10 min

    In this essay, originally published anonymously in The Westminster Review (1856), George Eliot examines the state of women’s fiction in her time. She lamentingly argues that absurd and banal novels, written by well-to-do women of her time, do great disservice for the overall appreciation of women’s intellectual capacities within society.Eliot divides “silly novels by lady novelists” into several ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

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    Slouching Towards Los Angeles

    Living and Writing by Joan Didion's Light

    Narrated by Eric Jason Martin, Xe Sands ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 8 min

    In The White Album, Joan Didion famously wrote that "a place belongs forever to whoever claims it hardest, remembers it most obsessively . . . loves it so radically that he remakes it in his image." Cruising in her Daytona yellow Corvette Stingray, taking it all in behind dark glasses, Joan Didion claimed California for all time. Slouching Towards Los Angeles is a multi-faceted portrait of the ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Mrs Gaskell and Me

    Two Women, Two Love Stories, Two Centuries Apart

    by Nell Stevens ...
    Narrated by Nell Stevens ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 32 min

    Winner of the 2019 Somerset Maugham Award'A great galloping joy of a book - funny, lyrical, fast paced, heart-warming - a delicious celebration of love and life' Rebecca Stott, author of In the Days of RainIn 1857, after two years of writing The Life of Charlotte Bronte, Elizabeth Gaskell fled England for Rome on the eve of publication. The project had become so fraught with criticism, with ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

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    The Heroine with 1001 Faces

    by Maria Tatar ...
    Narrated by Julie McKay ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 9 min

    World-renowned folklorist Maria Tatar reveals an astonishing but long buried history of heroines, taking us from Cassandra and Scheherazade to Nancy Drew and Wonder Woman. How do we explain our newfound cultural investment in empathy and social justice? For decades, Joseph Campbell had defined our cultural aspirations in The Hero with a Thousand Faces, emphasizing the value of seeking glory and ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Jane on the Brain

    Exploring the Science of Social Intelligence with Jane Austen

    by Wendy Jones ...
    Narrated by Cassandra Campbell ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 6 min

    Why is Jane Austen so phenomenally popular? Why do we read Pride and Prejudice again and again? Why do we delight in Emma's mischievous schemes? Why do we care that Anne Elliot of Persuasion suffers? We care because it is our biological destiny to be interested in people and their stories-the human brain is a social brain. And Austen's characters are so believable, that for many of us, they are ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    Writers on Walks: A BBC Radio 3 Collection

    30 Reflections from Exploring on Foot

    Unabridged

    6 hours 48 min

    22 writers talk about their memorable excursions and the act of walking, and share their creative observationsIn these six series, taken from BBC Radio 3's The Essay, an array of novelists, poets, journalists and biographers chart the varied and inspiring walks they have taken around Britain and elsewhere. Here are treks taken at daybreak and after dark; in winter and in spring; in the footsteps ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

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    Jane Austen

    A Very Short Introduction

    by Tom Keymer ...
    Narrated by Anne Flosnik ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 28 min

    Jane Austen wrote six of the best-loved novels in the English language, as well as a smaller corpus of works unpublished in her day, including three volumes of witty, non-realist juvenilia and the innovative, unfinished, Sanditon. She pioneered new techniques for representing voices, minds, and hearts in narrative prose, and was a penetrating satirist of social tensions and trends. Yet Austen ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

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    Los muchachos de zinc

    Voces soviéticas de la guerra de Afganistán

    Narrated by Mercè Montalà ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 11 min

    Una obra maestra con una perspectiva única y desgarradora sobre la guerra de Afganistán, de la Premio Nobel de Literatura 2015, Svetlana Alexiévich, «la voz de los sin voz».Entre 1979 y 1989 un millón de tropas soviéticas combatieron en una guerra devastadora en Afganistán que provocó más de 50.000 bajas y acabó con la juventud y la humanidad de varias decenas de miles de soldados más. Los muertos ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Judy Blume

    by PBS NewsHour ...
    Narrated by PBS NewsHour ...

    Unabridged

    8 min

    Jeffrey Brown talks with author Judy Blume about her career writing for young people. ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    The Life of the Author: Maya Angelou

    Narrated by Allyson Johnson ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 38 min

    A comprehensive biographical and critical reading of the works of American poet and memoirist Maya Angelou (1928-2014). Linda Wagner-Martin covers all six of Angelou's autobiographies, as well as her essay and poetry collections, while also exploring Angelou's life as an African American in the United States, her career as stage and film performer, her thoughtful participation in the Civil Rights ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

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    The Brontës

    The True Story of the Life & Time of the Great Authors

    by Liam Dale ...
    Narrated by Liam Dale ...
    Series series The History Journals

    Unabridged

    43 min

    Interested in delving into the lives of the Brontë Sisters but short on time for lengthy biographies? Join The History Journals for an hourly history tour of their extraordinary lives.The Brontë Sisters stand tall as one of literature's most illustrious families. Their timeless classics, including "Jane Eyre" and "Wuthering Heights," continue to define English Literature. These novels grace ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

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    The Write Stuff

    40 Episodes from the Panel Game of Literary Correctness

    Unabridged

    18 hours 38 min

    Highlights from the light-hearted literary quiz chaired by James WaltonThe Write Stuff is the book-based panel show that takes a witty and whimsical look at well-known authors and their work. Host James Walton challenges the erudite contestants with tricky literary teasers, which they endeavour to answer using a combination of knowledge and guesswork.Each episode is themed around an ‘Author of the ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

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    Super Attractor: Methods for Manifesting a Life beyond Your Wildest Dreams by Gabrielle Bernstein: Key Takeaways, Summary & Analysis Included

    by Ninja Reads ...
    Narrated by Ninja Reads ...

    Unabridged

    44 min

    *PLEASE NOTE: This concise summary is unofficial and is not authorized, approved, licensed, or endorsed by the original book's publisher or author.*Short on time? Or maybe you’ve already read the book, but need a refresh on the most important takeaways. In a quick, easy listen, you can take the main principles from Super Attractor: Methods for Manifesting a Life Beyond Your Wildest Dreams ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Love Unknown

    The Life and Worlds of Elizabeth Bishop

    Narrated by Bronson Pinchot ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 37 min

    An illuminating new biography of one of the greatest American poets of the twentieth century, Elizabeth BishopElizabeth Bishop's friend James Merrill once observed that "Elizabeth had more talent for life—and for poetry—than anyone else I've known." This new biography reveals just how she learned to marry her talent for life with her talent for writing in order to create a brilliant array of poems ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Summary: Becoming

    by Michelle Obama: Key Takeaways, Summary & Analysis Included

    by Brooks Bryant ...
    Narrated by Marcela Garcia ...

    Unabridged

    52 min

    *PLEASE NOTE: This concise summary is unofficial and is not authorized, approved, licensed, or endorsed by the original book's publisher or author.*Short on time? Or maybe you’ve already read the book, but need a refresh on the most important takeaways. In a quick, easy listen, you can take the main principles from Becoming!The bestselling memoir, Becoming, contains a powerful story of working ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Summary: Women Rowing North

    Navigating Life’s Currents and Flourishing As We Age by Mary Pipher: Key Takeaways, Summary & Analysis Included

    by Brooks Bryant ...
    Narrated by Stacy Banks ...

    Unabridged

    59 min

    *PLEASE NOTE: This concise summary is unofficial and is not authorized, approved, licensed, or endorsed by the original book's publisher or author.*Short on time? Or maybe you’ve already read the book, but need a refresh on the most important takeaways. In a quick, easy listen, you can take the main principles from Women Rowing North: Navigating Life’s Currents and Flourishing as We Age!Mary ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    The Watsons

    by Jane Austen ...
    Narrated by May Lane ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 47 min

    The Watsons is an unfinished novel by Jane Austen. She began writing it in 1803 and probably abandoned it after her father's death in January 1805. It has five chapters, and is less than 18,000 words long.Mr. Watson is a widowed clergyman with two sons and four daughters. The youngest daughter, Emma, has been brought up by a wealthy aunt and is consequently better educated and more refined than ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover: Key Takeaways, Summary & Analysis

    by Ninja Reads ...
    Narrated by Ninja Reads ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 6 min

    *PLEASE NOTE: This concise summary is unofficial and is not authorized, approved, licensed, or endorsed by the original book's publisher or author.*Short on time? Or maybe you’ve already read the book, but need a refresh on the most important takeaways. In a quick, easy listen, you can take the main principles from Educated: A Memoir!Educated is a memoir by Tara Westover. It tells the story of her ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus