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    Planta Sapiens

    Unmasking Plant Intelligence

    Narrated by John Sackville ...

    Unabridged

    What is it like to be a plant?It's not a question we might think to contemplate, even though many of us live surrounded by plants. Science has long explored the wonderful ways in which plants communicate, behave and shape their environments: from chemical warfare to turning their predators to cannibalism. But they're nevertheless often just the backdrop to our frenetic animal lives.While plants ... Read more

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    Scroll Zombies: How Social Media Addiction Controls our Lives

    Unabridged

    4 hours 3 min

    Almost everyone is doing it. Aimlessly scrolling through their social media feeds. From presidents to the postmen, most people you know and probably even yourself. Mindlessly, your fingers move across the screen, and content, from selfies to memes, flickers by at a blistering pace. Why is it that the screen sometimes seems more important than looking up and being present in real life? And what ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

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    The Last Train: A Family History of the Final Solution

    by Peter Bradley ...
    Narrated by John Sackville ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 10 min

    ‘Haunting.’ Jonathan Freedland ‘Powerful.’ Daniel FinkelsteinThe profoundly moving and deeply intimate story of one Jewish family’s fate in the Holocaust, following the thread from Germany to Latvia and to Britain.It was only by accident that Peter as a child discovered that his father, Fred Bradley, was in fact born Fritz Brandes. And it was only after his father’s death in 2004 that Peter was ... Read more

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    How Religion Evolved

    And Why It Endures

    by Robin Dunbar ...
    Narrated by John Sackville ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 4 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Religion is both unique - as far as we can judge - and universal to humans. Our species diverged from the great apes about six to eight million years ago and since then, along with language, our propensity towards spiritual thinking and ritual emerged. How, when and why did this occur, and how did the earliest, informal shamanic practices evolve into the world religions ... Read more

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    The Car

    The rise and fall of the machine that made the modern world

    Narrated by John Sackville ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 32 min

    More than any other technology, cars have transformed our culture. Cars have created vast wealth as well as novel dreams of freedom and mobility. They have transformed our sense of distance and made the world infinitely more available to our eyes and our imaginations. They have inspired cinema, music and literature; they have, by their need for roads, bridges, filling stations, huge factories and ... Read more

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    The Meat Paradox

    ‘Brilliantly provocative, original, electrifying’ Bee Wilson, Financial Times

    by Rob Percival ...
    Narrated by John Sackville ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 51 min

    Our future diet will be shaped by diverse forces. It will be shaped by novel technologies and the logic of globalisation, by geopolitical tensions and the evolution of cultural preferences, by shocks to the status quo - pandemics and economic strife, the escalation of the climate and ecological crises - and by how we choose to respond. It will also be shaped by our emotions. It will be shaped by ... Read more

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    Land of Mercy

    A Tale of the Three Jewels of Tibet

    by FAN WEN ...
    Narrated by John Sackville ...

    Unabridged

    19 hours 16 min

    Extraordinary tales from a perishing landscape.Chinese writer Fan Wen manage to weave a fable of love, dream, sacrifice and spirituality starting from the conflict between two prominent families beneath the snow mountain of a picturesque Eastern Tibet that ends in journey in pursuit of personal salvation, self esteem and enlightenment.Steep in the magical lore of Tibetan Buddhism or Lamaism, Fan ... Read more

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    Zen and the Art of Saving the Planet

    Unabridged

    8 hours 36 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.In this masterful work, one of the most revered spiritual leaders in the world today shares his wisdom on how to be the change we want to see in the world.In these troubling times we all yearn for a better world. But many of us feel powerless and uncertain what we can do. Thich Nhat Hanh (Thay) is blazingly clear: there's one thing that we have the power to change-and ... Read more

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    Sad Little Men

    Private Schools and the Ruin of England

    by Richard Beard ...
    Narrated by John Sackville ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 4 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The number #1 bestseller about the world that shaped Boris Johnson.In 1975, as a child, Richard Beard was sent away from his home to sleep in a dormitory. So were David Cameron and Boris Johnson.In those days a private boys' boarding school education was largely the same experience as it had been for generations: a training for the challenges of Empire. He didn't enjoy it ... Read more

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    How To Live When A Loved One Dies

    Narrated by John Sackville ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 36 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.A comforting book that will offer relief to anyone moving through intense grief and loss, Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh shares accessible, healing words of wisdom to transform our suffering.In the immediate aftermath of a loss, sometimes it is all we can do to keep breathing. With his signature clarity and compassion, Thich Nhat Hanh will guide you through the storm of ... Read more

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    Fighter

    Penguin Modern Classics

    by Len Deighton ...
    Narrated by John Sackville ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 43 min

    Brought to you by PenguinHistory is swamped by patriotic myths about the aerial combat fought between the RAF and the Luftwaffe over the summer of 1940. In his gripping history of the Battle of Britain, Len Deighton drew on a decade of research and his own wartime experiences to puncture these myths and point towards a more objective, and even more inspiring, truth.'The most honest attempt yet to ... Read more

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    Alec

    A Novel

    Narrated by John Sackville ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 49 min

    **"Sackville imbues this character-driven historical drama with warmth, comfort, and a sense of optimism, especially during the story's darkest moments." —AudioFile MagazineWilliam di Canzio’s Alec, inspired by Maurice, E. M. Forster’s secret novel of a happy same-sex love affair, tells the story of Alec Scudder, the gamekeeper Maurice Hall falls in love with in Forster’s classic, published only ... Read more

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