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kassia st clair

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    The Secret Lives of Colour

    Narrated by Kassia St Clair ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 7 min

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'A mind-expanding tour of the world without leaving your paintbox. Every colour has a story, and here are some of the most alluring, alarming, and thought-provoking. Very hard painting the hallway magnolia after this inspiring primer.'Simon GarfieldThe Secret Lives of Colour tells the unusual stories of the 75 most fascinating shades, dyes and hues. From blonde</st... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • The Golden Thread

    How Fabric Changed History

    ** A RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK **'Fascinating . . . The history of the world through the eye of a needle . . . I recommend this book to anyone' THE SPECTATOR'A charming, absorbing and history that takes us on a journey from the silk roads to sportswear, from ruffs to spacesuits . . . I devoured this quietly feminist book' SUNDAY TIMES'Joyful and beautiful' NATURE**'Will make you rethink ... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

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    The Golden Thread

    How Fabric Changed History

    Narrated by Helen Johns ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 27 min

    As heard on BBC Radio 4's Book of the WeekA new history of ingenuity from the author of The Secret Lives of Colour.From the mummies of Ancient Egypt; via the silken dragon robes of Imperial China and the woollen sails of Viking longboats to the Indian calicoes and chintzes that powered the Industrial Revolution (and sparked more than one war); arriving finally at the lab-blended fibres that have ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • The Secret Lives of Colour

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'A mind-expanding tour of the world without leaving your paintbox. Every colour has a story, and here are some of the most alluring, alarming, and thought-provoking. Very hard painting the hallway magnolia after this inspiring primer.'Simon GarfieldThe Secret Lives of Colour tells the unusual stories of the 75 most fascinating shades, dyes and hues. From blonde to ... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

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  • Threads of Life

    A History of the World Through the Eye of a Needle

    by Clare Hunter ...
    **SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER** **RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK** **WATERSTONES SCOTTISH BOOK OF THE MONTH****'An astonishing feat'Christina Patterson, Sunday Times'An inspiring and moving sideways look at history'Eithne Farry, Sunday Express**An eloquent blend of history and memoir, Threads of Life is an evocative and moving book about the need we all have to tell our story.From poli... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Fabric of Civilization, The

    How Textiles Made the World

    Narrated by Caroline Cole ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 42 min

    From Paleolithic flax to 3D knitting, explore the global history of textiles and the world they weave together in this enthralling and educational guide.The story of humanity is the story of textiles -- as old as civilization itself. Since the first thread was spun, the need for textiles has driven technology, business, politics, and culture.In The Fabric of Civilization, Virginia Postrel ... Read more

    $34.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Lords of the Desert

    Britain's Struggle with America to Dominate the Middle East

    by James Barr ...
    Narrated by Peter Noble ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 7 min

    Guardian Book of the DayNew Statesman Book of the YearHistory Today Book of the YearTimes Literary Supplement Book of the YearBBC History Magazine Book of the Year'Bustles impressively with detail and anecdote' —Sunday Times‘Consistently fascinating’ —The Spectator'Beautifully written and deeply research... ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Patient Assassin

    A True Tale of Massacre, Revenge and the Raj

    by Anita Anand ...
    Narrated by Anita Anand ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 48 min

    WINNER OF THE PEN HESSELL-TILTMAN PRIZE 2020'Reads like a thriller…colourful, detailed and meticulously researched' Sunday Times‘Gripping from start to finish' Peter Frankopan, bestselling author of The Silk Roads'Remarkable and brilliantly researched non-fiction thriller...focussing on one extraordinary story that had never been properly told before' William Dalrymple, Sp... ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Embroidering Her Truth

    Mary, Queen of Scots and the Language of Power

    by Clare Hunter ...
    Narrated by Siobhan Redmond ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 9 min

    An alternative biography of Mary, Queen of Scots through the textiles of her life from the author of Sunday Times bestseller Threads of Life.I felt that Mary was there, pulling at my sleeve, willing me to appreciate the artistry, wanting me to understand the dazzle of the material world that shaped her.At her execution Mary, Queen of Scots wore red. Widely known as the colour of strength and ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Whole Picture

    The colonial story of the art in our museums & why we need to talk about it

    by Alice Procter ...
    Narrated by Alice Procter ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 34 min

    Should museums be made to give back their marbles? Is it even possible to 'decolonize' our galleries? Must Rhodes fall?How to deal with the colonial history of art in museums and monuments in the public realm is a thorny issue that we are only just beginning to address. Alice Procter, creator of the Uncomfortable Art Tours, provides a guide for deconstructing everything you thought you knew about ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Short History of the World According to Sheep

    Narrated by Sally Coulthard ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 26 min

    'This book deserves a place in your bookcase next to Harari's Sapiens. It's every bit as fascinating and is surely destined to be just as successful' Julian Norton. An addictively free-ranging survey of the massive impact that the domesticated ungulates of the genus Ovis have had on human history. From the plains of ancient Mesopotamia to the rolling hills of medieval England to the vast sheep ... Read more

    $27.84 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Tuesday Mooney Wore Black

    by Kate Racculia ...
    Narrated by Lauren Fortgang ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 5 min

    You are cordially invited to play a game…Tuesday Mooney loves a puzzle. So when an eccentric billionaire drops dead, leaving behind a fiendish treasure hunt – open to anyone – to his fortune, Tuesday can’t resist.Although she works best alone, she soon finds herself partnering up with best friend Dex (money manager by day, karaoke-zealot by night) and the mysterious Nathaniel Arches, eldest son of ... Read more

    $39.49 AUD or free with audiobook trial