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Braving the wilderness by Brené Brown

Braving the wilderness

Brené Brown

eAudiobook

"'True belonging doesn't require us to change who we are. It requires us to be who we are.' Social scientist Brené Brown, PhD, LMSW has sparked a global conversation about the experiences that bring meaning to our lives – experiences of courage, vuln...

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The problem with my normal penis by Obioma Ugoala

The problem with my normal penis

Obioma Ugoala

eAudiobook

An Evening Standard 'One to Watch' in 2022A POWERFUL MEMOIR AND MANIFESTO CHALLENGING WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A BLACK MAN IN BRITAIN You're a black man. Aggressive. Athletic. Feared. Fetishised. Policed. Politicised. It's limiting. It's tiring. And it's not...

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Ten survival skills for a world in flux by Tom Fletcher

Ten survival skills for a world in flux

Tom Fletcher

eAudiobook

'Original and thought provoking' Gordon Brown 'Challenging and hopeful: a groundbreaking guide to the future' Valerie Amos To thrive in the twenty-first century, we all need to understand the challenges coming our way. And start adapting, now. We all...

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The edge of the plain by James Crawford

The edge of the plain

James Crawford

eAudiobook

Today, there are more borders in the world than ever before in human history. In this book James Crawford argues that our enduring obsession with borders has brought us to a crisis point: that we are entering the endgame of a process that began thousands...

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The grand tour by Agatha Christie

The grand tour

Agatha Christie

eAudiobook

In 1922, Agatha Christie set sail on a 10-month voyage around the British Empire with her husband as part of a trade mission to promote the forthcoming British Empire Exhibition. Agatha set sail at the end of January and did not return until December,...

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Unknown by Akuch Kuol Anyieth

Unknown

Akuch Kuol Anyieth

eAudiobook

In 1996, when Akuch Kuol Anyieth is five, her mother flees from war-torn South Sudan to Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya with her children, while her husband stays to fight in the civil war. The family spends nine long years in the camp, eking out an uni...

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Depends what you mean by extremist by John Safran

Depends what you mean by extremist

John Safran

eAudiobook

No one turns up where they're not wanted quite like John Safran. In this hilarious and disorienting adventure, he gets among our diverse community of white nationalists, ISIS supporters, anarchists and more, digging away at the contradictions that many...

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Nature wants us to be fat by Richard J. Johnson

Nature wants us to be fat

Richard J. Johnson

eAudiobook

Dr Richard Johnson has been on the cutting edge of research into the cause of obesity for more than a decade. His team's discovery of the fructose-powered survival switch - a metabolic pathway that animals in nature turn on and off as needed, but that...

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When love goes south by Emma Power

When love goes south

Emma Power

eAudiobook

This guide is the relationship counselling session that many of us need, but never quite get to. People don't often work on their relationships when they are flying high, but when love gets tough, help isn't always readily accessible. Not just for lovers,...

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The space between the stars by Indira Naidoo

The space between the stars

Indira Naidoo

eAudiobook

After her younger sister died suddenly, broadcaster Indira Naidoo's world was shattered. Turning to her urban landscape for solace, Naidoo found herself drawn to a fig tree overlooking Sydney harbour. A connection began to build between the two - one...

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Stronger by Dinesh Palipana

Stronger

Dinesh Palipana

eAudiobook

A puddle of water on a highway changed Dinesh Palipana's life forever. Halfway through medical school, Dinesh was involved in a catastrophic car accident that caused a cervical spinal cord injury. After his accident, his strength and determination saw...

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Do I need to see a therapist? by Donna Maria Bottomley

Do I need to see a therapist?

Donna Maria Bottomley

eAudiobook

Why are we wary of seeing a therapist? Could the fear of getting upset be part of the reason? While society as a whole is becoming increasingly conscious of mental health, and the social consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic has made the issue ever m...

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Rogues by Patrick Radden Keefe

Rogues

Patrick Radden Keefe

eAudiobook

Patrick Radden Keefe has garnered prizes ranging from the National Magazine Award to the Orwell Prize to the National Book Critics Circle Award for his meticulously-reported, hypnotically-engaging work on the many ways people behave badly. Rogues bri...

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Revenge by Tom Bower

Revenge

Tom Bower

eAudiobook

Tom Bower, Britain's leading investigative biographer, unpicks the tangled web surrounding the Sussexes and their relationship with the royal family. From courtroom dramas to courtier politics, using extensive research, expert sourcing and interviews...

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Belonging by Amanda Thomson

Belonging

Amanda Thomson

eAudiobook

Reflecting on family, identity and nature, Belonging is a personal memoir about what it is to have and make a home. It is a love letter to nature, especially the northern landscapes of Scotland and the Scots pinewoods of Abernethy - home to standing dead...

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Indelible city by Louisa Lim

Indelible city

Louisa Lim

eAudiobook

"An award-winning journalist and longtime Hong Konger indelibly captures the place, its people, and the untold history they are claiming, just as it is being erased. Lim's deeply researched-and deeply personal-account casts often startling new light on...

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Bletchley Park's secret source  by Peter Hore

Bletchley Park's secret source

Peter Hore

eAudiobook

The World War II codebreaking station at Bletchley is well known and its activities documented in detail. Its decryption capabilities were vital to the war effort, significantly aiding the Allied victory. But where did the messages being deciphered come...

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The perfect tonic by Camper English

The perfect tonic

Camper English

eAudiobook

An intoxicating interconnected history of booze and medicine, from one of the world's foremost cocktail writers. Consider the Negroni. The bittersweet cocktail dating to the early 1900s is made of equal parts gin, sweet vermouth and Campari. Gin takes...

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Shark by Paul De Gelder

Shark

Paul De Gelder

eAudiobook

From shark attack survivor to the shark's biggest advocate, Paul de Gelder tells us just why these majestic diverse animals need our help as much as we need them. Something happens to you the first time you dive with sharks ... We have a perennial fa...

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A nurse's war by Kathleen Johnstone

A nurse's war

Kathleen Johnstone

eAudiobook

The remarkable wartime diary of nurse Kathleen Johnstone 'Warm, chatty and endlessly absorbing, this delightful diary brims with intelligence and humour.' Wendy Moore, author of Endell Street: The Women Who Ran Britain's Trailblazing Military Hospital...

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Everything is true by Roopa Farooki

Everything is true

Roopa Farooki

eAudiobook

From the frontlines of the NHS, the story of a junior doctor's love, loss and grief through the Covid-19 crisis - In early 2020, junior doctor Roopa Farooki lost her sister to cancer. But just weeks later, she found herself plunged into another kind of...

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Your brain is playing tricks on you by Albert Moukheiber

Your brain is playing tricks on you

Albert Moukheiber

eAudiobook

Why are we often convinced that we're right even when we're wrong? Why are we jealous, or paranoid, even when we have absolutely no reason to be? Why is it so easy for fake news to spread around the globe and fool us? It's because we don't see the world...

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Free by Lea Ypi

Free

Lea Ypi

eAudiobook

Brought to you by Penguin.Shortlisted for the 2021 Baillie Gifford prize and the 2021 Costa Biography Award.Lea Ypi grew up in one of the most isolated countries on earth, a place where communist ideals had officially replaced religion. Albania, the ...

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The truth about love by Conor Creighton

The truth about love

Conor Creighton

eAudiobook

We are trained from the youngest of ages to imagine that love is a force outside of ourselves, that if you keep swiping one day your prince will come, that love is something you have to look for, work for, diet for. The truth is we are creators of love,...

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The stream of everything by John Connell

The stream of everything

John Connell

eAudiobook

It's summer, and John Connell finds himself - like so many others - confined to his local area, the opportunity to freely travel and socialise cut short. His attention turns to the Camlin river - an ever-present source of life for his hometown's inha...

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How to talk when kids won't listen by Joanna Faber

How to talk when kids won't listen

Joanna Faber

eAudiobook

Do you struggle with having honest and open conversations with your child? Do you find yourself not knowing what to say when faced with a tricky topic? From homework hassles to temper tantrums, sibling rivalry to bedtime battles, every parent has felt...

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Right here, right now by Natalie Isaacs

Right here, right now

Natalie Isaacs

eAudiobook

The science is clear: if we continue to burn fossil fuels at current rates, the Earth will continue to warm. In this powerful call to action with optimism at its heart, the founder of the global climate action movement 1 Million Women explains why we...

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Billy no-mates by Max Dickins

Billy no-mates

Max Dickins

eAudiobook

When Max Dickins started to think about proposing to his girlfriend, he realised there was no one he could call on to be his best man. This realisation sent him down a rabbit hole, examining the friendships he had had over the years, and where they h...

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Soul survivor by P. P. Arnold

Soul survivor

P. P. Arnold

eAudiobook

P.P. Arnold's story is that of a rich and varied life. From her early musical origins in powerhouse church gospel, the talented singer's career began when she joined the Ike & Tina Turner Revue at the age of just seventeen. But little did the young Ikette...

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When does the mind-bending start? by Gordon King

When does the mind-bending start?

Gordon King

eAudiobook

'Most underrated group? World of Twist.' - Liam Gallagher 'They're a top band. No one could do what World of Twist do, except World of Twist.' - Noel Gallagher 'A band ripe for rediscovery.' - The Guardian Welcome to World of Twist: the greatest lost...

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The pyramid of lies by Duncan Mavin

The pyramid of lies

Duncan Mavin

eAudiobook

An epic true story of ambition, greed and hubris that nearly brought down the British government. In March 2021, an obscure financial technology company called Greensill Capital collapsed, going into administration. As it unravelled, a multibillion-d...

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Destination Buchenwald by Colin Burgess

Destination Buchenwald

Colin Burgess

eAudiobook

It was the summer of 1944 as liberating Allied forces surged towards Paris following the D-Day landings. For a large group of downed airmen being held in that city's infamous Fresnes Prison, they were about to face evacuation into the blackest, bloody...

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Big feelings by Liz Fosslien

Big feelings

Liz Fosslien

eAudiobook

'This book will restore your sense of control - and make you feel less alone in the world' ADAM GRANT Big Feelings addresses anyone intimidated by oversized feelings they can't predict or control, offering the tools to understand what's really going on,...

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Broadmoor by Charles Bronson

Broadmoor

Charles Bronson

eAudiobook

THE CLOSEST PLACE ON EARTH THAT YOU WILL GET TO HELL - Charlie Bronson Broadmoor: My Journey Into Hell documents the story of long-term prisoner Charlie Bronson and his five-year stay at Britain's most notorious mental hospital, Broadmoor. His journey...

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Do as I say by Sarah Steel

Do as I say

Sarah Steel

eAudiobook

At the heart of being human is the desire to belong. It can make us unspeakably vulnerable to the manipulations of others. Cult leaders prey on this desire, but so do many unscrupulous operators hiding in plain sight. Sarah Steel, the creator of the ...

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Keith Urban by Jeff Apter

Keith Urban

Jeff Apter

eAudiobook

Four Grammys. 20 US Number Ones. A Hollywood marriage. Who wouldn't want to be Keith Urban? Keith Urban came from humble origins. His father worked at the local tip and Keith was a high school dropout. But Keith had a plan: conquering Nashville. 'It's...

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Every deep-drawn breath by Wes Ely

Every deep-drawn breath

Wes Ely

eAudiobook

Over the next ten years, 40 to 60 million people in the US will be admitted to an intensive care unit. Most of these hospitalisations will be sudden, unexpected and harrowing experiences that can alter patients and their families physically and emoti...

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Scrubbed by Nikki Stamp

Scrubbed

Nikki Stamp

eAudiobook

From childhood Nikki Stamp wanted to be a doctor. It was a calling, not a career. Her love for her vocation only grew as a medical student, and as a young registrar going through training rotations she fell, totally and utterly, for the hugely demand...

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21 days to a happier family by Justin Coulson

21 days to a happier family

Justin Coulson

eAudiobook

Kidspot parenting expert Dr Justin Coulson knows how to make your family happier - starting today. Everyone wants their family to be happy, but so much gets in the way: work stress, commitments and our children's challenging behaviour are some everyd...

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A brief history of equality by Thomas Piketty

A brief history of equality

Thomas Piketty

eAudiobook

The world's leading economist of inequality presents a short but sweeping and surprisingly optimistic history of human progress toward equality despite crises, disasters, and backsliding, a perfect introduction to the ideas developed in his monumental...

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The luminous solution by Charlotte Wood

The luminous solution

Charlotte Wood

eAudiobook

From the Stella Prize-winning author of The Natural Way of Things and The Weekend. In this essential, illuminating book, award-winning writer Charlotte Wood shares the insights she has gained over a career paying close attention to her own creativity,...

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Game theory by Brian Clegg

Game theory

Brian Clegg

eAudiobook

Brian Clegg was always fascinated by Isaac Asimov's classic Foundation series of books, in which the future is predicted using sophisticated mathematical modelling of human psychology and behaviour. Only much later did he realise that Asimov's 'psych...

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Heiresses by Laura Thompson

Heiresses

Laura Thompson

eAudiobook

A razor-sharp, beautifully written survey of the world of the wealthy heiress - glittering and gleaming, flawed and fascinating - from the seventeenth to the twenty-first centuries. We fantasize about what we would do if we inherited a fortune: the house...

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¡Populista! by Will Grant

¡Populista!

Will Grant

eAudiobook

'An ambitious, riveting and essential book that has much to teach us about the recent history of this region, and about the human impulse towards populism that continues to shape the world' Ben Rhodes, bestselling author of The World As It Is 'A REVOLUTION...

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Notes from deep time by Helen (Freelance journalist) Gordon

Notes from deep time

Helen (Freelance journalist) Gordon

eAudiobook

From the secret fossils of London to the 3-billion-year-old rocks of the Scottish Highlands, and from state-of-the-art Californian laboratories to one of the world's most dangerous volcanic complexes hidden beneath the green hills of western Naples, set...

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The case of the married woman by Antonia Fraser

The case of the married woman

Antonia Fraser

eAudiobook

Poet, pamphleteer and artist's muse, Caroline Norton dazzled nineteenth-century society with her vivacity and intelligence. After her marriage in 1828 to the MP George Norton, she continued to attract friends and admirers to her salon in Westminster,...

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Whose game is it anyway? by Mike Calvin

Whose game is it anyway?

Mike Calvin

eAudiobook

Football has never seemed so distant from its fans. Many have been alienated by the greed and shameless self-interest of the Premier League, and no one can predict how the global game will look post-pandemic. In Whose Game Is It Anyway?, Sunday Times...

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All creatures small and great by George McGavin

All creatures small and great

George McGavin

eAudiobook

"This audiobook tells the tales of the little things that rule our world. How they came to be here, what they do for us, and their uncertain future in a world that doesn't care about them nearly enough. Hopefully George's wise words can redress that ...

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The art of enough by Becky Hall

The art of enough

Becky Hall

eAudiobook

Ever feel like you aren't enough? Overwhelmed by too many demands? Concerned about over-consumption and the climate crisis? You're not alone. The Art of Enough is the challenge of our age. In a world full of pressure to be more, do more and consume more,...

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The psychic tests by Gary Nunn

The psychic tests

Gary Nunn

eAudiobook

Award-winning journalist Gary Nunn investigates psychics, mediums and astrologers to understand their uncanny, under-investigated and unregulated power. Gary's sister Taren consults mediums to process grief after a death in their family. Gary, concerned...

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Behavioural economics by David Orrell

Behavioural economics

David Orrell

eAudiobook

The controversial science that claims to have revolutionised economics. For centuries, economics was dominated by the idea that we are rational individuals who optimise our own 'utility'. Then, in the 1970s, psychologists demonstrated that the reality...

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Big data by Brian Clegg

Big data

Brian Clegg

eAudiobook

Is the Brexit vote successful big data politics or the end of democracy? Why do airlines overbook, and why do banks get it wrong so often? How does big data enable Netflix to forecast a hit, CERN to find the Higgs boson and medics to discover if red ...

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The jigsaw murders by Jeremy Craddock

The jigsaw murders

Jeremy Craddock

eAudiobook

In September 1935, Dr Buck Ruxton strangled his wife Isabella, whom he suspected of having an affair, in their Lancashire home while their three children slept in their beds. When the nanny, Mary Rogerson, disturbed him in the act, he killed her too....

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Ten things about writing by Joanne Harris

Ten things about writing

Joanne Harris

eAudiobook

An indispensable guide to the craft of writing and business of publishing from one of our bestselling and most versatile authors. One-time teacher and bestselling novelist Joanne Harris has been advising and corresponding with aspirational writers for...

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The year of the end by Anne Theroux

The year of the end

Anne Theroux

eAudiobook

'This memoir is based on the diary I kept during 1990, the year that my first marriage came to an end.' After 22 years, spent across four continents, with two children - Louis and Marcel - in 1990 Anne and Paul Theroux decided to separate. For that year,...

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The asylum by Carol Minto

The asylum

Carol Minto

eAudiobook

For 46 years, Carol Minto has quietly gone about her life, carrying with her the most extraordinary and heartbreaking secrets. Born into poverty and with mostly absent parents, Carol helped to raise her nine siblings. But when she was just 11 years old,...

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The library book by Susan Orlean

The library book

Susan Orlean

eAudiobook

A New York Times Book of the Year A Reese Witherspoon X Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick A dazzling love letter to a beloved institution - our libraries. After moving to Los Angeles, Susan Orlean became fascinated by a mysterious local crime that has go...

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Sedated by James (James Peter) Davies

Sedated

James (James Peter) Davies

eAudiobook

A provocative and shocking look at how western society is misunderstanding and mistreating mental illness. In Britain alone, more than 20% of the adult population take a psychiatric drug in any one year. This is an increase of over 500% since 1980 and...

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A thing of beauty by Peter Fiennes

A thing of beauty

Peter Fiennes

eAudiobook

LONGLISTED FOR THE ANGLO-HELLENIC LEAGUE RUNCIMAN AWARD 2022 What do the Greek myths mean to us today? It's now a golden age for these tales - they crop up in novels, films and popular culture. But what's the modern relevance of Theseus, Hera and Pandora?...

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The song of Simon de Montfort by Sophie Ambler

The song of Simon de Montfort

Sophie Ambler

eAudiobook

'Alive with human detail and acute political judgement, this book marks the arrival of a formidably gifted historian.' - Dan Jones, author of The Plantagenets and The Templars It was around half-past eight in the morning, with summer rainclouds weighing...

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Old man on a bike by Simon Gandolfi

Old man on a bike

Simon Gandolfi

eAudiobook

Outrageously irresponsible and undeniably liberating, Simon Gandolfi's OLD MAN ON A BIKE will fire the imaginations of every traveller, young or old. At 73 years old, Simon Gandolfi sets off from Veracruz on the Gulf of Mexico to embark on a five and...

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Revolutions

Revolutions

eAudiobook

Revolutions hold a distinct place in the popular imagination. This may be because their rhetoric, such as 'liberty, fraternity, equality', articulates aspirations with which we identify; or because we are shocked by the destructive forces unleashed when...

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The physics of climate change by Lawrence M. Krauss

The physics of climate change

Lawrence M. Krauss

eAudiobook

The news is full of hotly debated divergent claims about the impacts and risks of climate change. Lawrence Krauss, one of the world's most respected physicists and science populizers, cuts through the confusion by succinctly presenting the underlying...

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Wonderdog by Jules Howard

Wonderdog

Jules Howard

eAudiobook

What do dogs really think of us? What do dogs know and understand of the world? Do their emotions feel like our own? Do they love like we do? Driven by his own love of dogs, Charles Darwin was nagged by questions like these. To root out answers, his....

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Space 2069 by David Whitehouse

Space 2069

David Whitehouse

eAudiobook

Half a century after Apollo 11 we have still not returned to the Moon, but that is about to change. The thirteenth person to walk on the Moon could soon be part of a crew establishing a base on the lip of a crater at the lunar south pole. The discovery...

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Beautiful shadow by Andrew Wilson

Beautiful shadow

Andrew Wilson

eAudiobook

Patricia Highsmith - author of STRANGERS ON A TRAIN and THE TALENTED MR RIPLEY - had more than her fair share of secrets. During her life, she felt uncomfortable about discussing the source of her fiction and refused to answer questions about her private...

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Elizabeth and Margaret by Andrew Morton

Elizabeth and Margaret

Andrew Morton

eAudiobook

For fans of the Netflix series The Crown and from the New York Times bestselling author of 17 Carnations comes a captivating biography of Queen Elizabeth II and her sister Margaret. They were the closest of sisters and the best of friends. But when, in...

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Empty cradles by Margaret Humphreys

Empty cradles

Margaret Humphreys

eAudiobook

Now a major film, the book that exposed the scandal of Britain's forgotten and abused child migrants. In 1986 Margaret Humphreys, a Nottingham social worker, investigated a woman's claim that, aged four, she had been put on a boat to Australia by the...

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Stella's story by Louise Allen

Stella's story

Louise Allen

eAudiobook

In her brand new series 'Thrown Away Children', Louise Allen shares the harrowing stories she is exposed to as a foster mother. The first in the series, Stella's Story, tells the astonishing true story of a young girl scarred by an abusive past. Named...

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When time is short by Timothy K. (Timothy Kandler) Beal

When time is short

Timothy K. (Timothy Kandler) Beal

eAudiobook

With faith, hope, and compassion, acclaimed religion scholar Timothy Beal shows us how to navigate the inevitabilities of the climate crisis and the very real--and very near--possibility of human extinctionWhat if it's too late to save ourselves from...

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Onam in a nightie by Anjana Menon

Onam in a nightie

Anjana Menon

eAudiobook

In India's tropical paradise, stands a town wrapped around a giant roundabout, where a canny caretaker with a French connection holds sway. Vying for his attention are two competing neighbours. Appu holds lessons for the living but Maya cares only for...

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Platypus matters by Jack Ashby

Platypus matters

Jack Ashby

eAudiobook

A compelling, funny, first-hand account of Australia's wonderfully unique mammals and how our perceptions impact their future. Think of a platypus: they lay eggs (that hatch into so-called platypups), they produce milk without nipples and venom without...

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My adventurous life by Dick Smith

My adventurous life

Dick Smith

eAudiobook

Entrepreneur, adventurer, philanthropist ... Australian icon Dick Smith shares his extraordinary life story for the first time. 'Part Bear Grylls, part Bill Gates, but 100% Aussie larrikin. Dick is a great innovator, philanthropist and adventurer, who...

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The journey by Abdul Musa Adam

The journey

Abdul Musa Adam

eAudiobook

Abdul is just 7 years old when his parents are killed before his eyes. As a brutal war sweeps Sudan, Abdul and his 3-year-old brother are forced to flee. Their gruelling journey across the Sahara to a refugee camp in Chad is fraught with danger, and every...

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Alexandria by Edmund Richardson

Alexandria

Edmund Richardson

eAudiobook

For centuries the city of Alexandria Beneath the Mountains was a meeting point of East and West. Then it vanished. In 1833 it was discovered in Afghanistan by the unlikeliest person imaginable: Charles Masson, an ordinary working-class boy from London...

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Mack the life by Lee Mack

Mack the life

Lee Mack

eAudiobook

Brought to you by Penguin.Where do comedians come from?Why is it that one person is a funny bloke down the pub while another actually makes a living by standing up in front of an audience telling jokes?And where does all that material come from?Well,...

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When I grow up by Moya Sarner

When I grow up

Moya Sarner

eAudiobook

When do you become an adult? What does it mean to grow up? And what are the experiences that propel us forward ? or keep us stuck? As we get older, we pass many milestones, but for some of us it can feel as if adulthood is always just out of reach. J...

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The new ringer by Roland Breckwoldt

The new ringer

Roland Breckwoldt

eAudiobook

A shy young man from the suburban outskirts takes himself to Gulf Country on a 1960s boys own adventure that changes his life forever. 'We can give you a start. You will need a six foot by four foot piece of canvas and blanket. If you stay for three months...

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How to to lose friends and by Antoinette Lattouf

How to to lose friends and

Antoinette Lattouf

eAudiobook

Poignant, inspiring, funny and most importantly authentic, How to Lose Friends and Influence White People explores how to make a difference when championing change and racial equality. A powerful and personal guide on how to be effective, no matter who...

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Ngā Kete Mātauranga

Ngā Kete Mātauranga

eAudiobook

In this beautiful and transformative book, 24 Māori academics share their personal journeys, revealing what being Māori has meant for them in their work. Their perspectives provide insight for all New Zealanders into how mātauranga is positively infl...

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To Sir Phillip, With Love by Julia Quinn

To Sir Phillip, With Love

Julia Quinn

eAudiobook

The fifth novel in Julia Quinn's globally beloved and bestselling Bridgerton Family series, set in Regency times and now a series created by Shondaland for Netflix. This is Eloise's story.. My dear Miss Bridgerton, We have been corresponding now for quite...

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Dear Bill Bryson by Ben Aitken

Dear Bill Bryson

Ben Aitken

eAudiobook

An irreverent homage to the '95 travel classic, from the author of The Gran Tour In 2013, travel writer Ben Aitken decided to follow in the footsteps of his hero - literally - and started a journey around the UK, tracing the trip taken by Bill Bryon in...

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Unconscious bias by Annie Burdick

Unconscious bias

Annie Burdick

eAudiobook

How can we challenge the judgements we don't even know we're making? Unconscious bias affects us all. From the smallest assumption to the most sweeping generalization, the way we think about others can unknowingly influence our behaviour and shape our...

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The mindful high performer by Chelsea Pottenger

The mindful high performer

Chelsea Pottenger

eAudiobook

Future-proof your mindset and sharpen your performance with science-based tools from one of Australia's top corporate wellness providers. Who has time for self-care? Chelsea Pottenger didn't. In May 2015, the successful entrepreneur found herself bat...

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Love in a time of war by Lara Marlowe

Love in a time of war

Lara Marlowe

eAudiobook

A memoir by Lara Marlowe, the Irish Times' correspondent in Paris. Lara Marlowe first met Robert Fisk in 1983, in Damascus. He was already a famous war correspondent; she was a young American reporter, who would soon become a renowned journalist in her...

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Money by Jacob Goldstein

Money

Jacob Goldstein

eAudiobook

"What is money anyway, and where and why did it originate? According to Jacob Goldstein, this made-up thing has evolved over centuries and takes different forms based on technological advances, the needs of society, and often the crazy ideas of outliers...

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Ten steps to Nanette by Hannah Gadsby

Ten steps to Nanette

Hannah Gadsby

eAudiobook

The memoir from Australia's much-loved comedian, Hannah Gadsby, whose stand-up show and self-described swan-song, Nanette, played to sold-out houses in Australia, the UK and the US. Its launch on Netflix, and subsequent Emmy and Peabody wins, took Nanette...

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Dirty work by Eyal Press

Dirty work

Eyal Press

eAudiobook

"An urgent report from the front lines of "dirty work"-the work that society considers essential but morally compromised"--

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34 years in hell by James Morgan Kane

34 years in hell

James Morgan Kane

eAudiobook

In July 1983, James Morgan Kane returned home in the evening to find a corpse in his living room. Fearing that he would be held responsible, and sensing that his wife was involved, he wanted to do all he could to protect his young family. Jamie worked...

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The uncaged sky by Kylie Moore-Gilbert

The uncaged sky

Kylie Moore-Gilbert

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On September 12, 2018 British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert was arrested at Tehran Airport by Iran's feared Islamic Revolutionary Guards. Convicted of espionage in a shadowy trial presided over by Iran's most notorious judge, Dr Moore-Gilbert...

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The Great North Road by Steve Silk

The Great North Road

Steve Silk

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THE GREAT NORTH ROAD is a journey as satisfying for the armchair traveller as the long-distance cyclist. Enriched with history, humour and insight, it's a tribute to Britain and the endless appeal of the open road. In 1921, Britain's most illustrious...

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Empire of the summer moon by S. C. (Samuel C.) Gwynne

Empire of the summer moon

S. C. (Samuel C.) Gwynne

eAudiobook

A stunning historical account of the battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West-in the tradition of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.

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A bloody good rant by Thomas Keneally

A bloody good rant

Thomas Keneally

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'When I was born in 1935 I grew up, despite the Depression and World War II, with a primitive sense of being fortunate ... The utopian strain was very strong ... if we weren't to be a better society, if we were simply serfs designed to support a system...

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Everest 1922 by Mick Conefrey

Everest 1922

Mick Conefrey

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The dramatic and compelling account of the first attempt to climb Mount Everest, published to coincide with the centenary of the expedition in 2022. Though it remains by far the world's most famous mountain, in recent years Everest's reputation has c...

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Bombshell by Mike Rothmiller

Bombshell

Mike Rothmiller

eAudiobook

'Bobby called. He's coming to California. He wants to see me.' Drawing on secret police files, Marilyn Monroe's private diary and never before published first-hand testimony, this audiobook proves that Robert Kennedy was directly responsible for her death....

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Best pick by John Dorney

Best pick

John Dorney

eAudiobook

A fascinating history of motion pictures through the lens of the Academy Awards, the Best Picture winners, and the box-office contenders. In Best Pick: A Journey through Film History and the Academy Awards, John Dorney, Jessica Regan, and Tom Salinsky...

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Pain & privilege by Sophie Smith

Pain & privilege

Sophie Smith

eAudiobook

A profound insight into the stories behind the image of the Tour de France, showcasing the sacrifice, despair, strategy and chaos of those four weeks in July to reveal a fascinating new perspective on the greatest race on earth. Every year the Tour de...

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The unlikely voyage of Jack de Crow by A. J. (Alexander James) Mackinnon

The unlikely voyage of Jack de Crow

A. J. (Alexander James) Mackinnon

eAudiobook

A revitalised edition of this much-loved bestseller. Truly hilarious books are rare. Even rarer are those based on real events. Join A.J. Mackinnon, your charming and eccentric guide, on an amazing voyage in a boat called Jack de Crow. A couple of quiet...

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The marmalade diaries by Ben Aitken

The marmalade diaries

Ben Aitken

eAudiobook

From the author of The Gran Tour, a portrait of an intergenerational friendship. Recently widowed, Winnie, 84, was in need of some companionship. Someone to help with the weekly food shop and offer tips on the crossword. Ben, 34, was looking for a ne...

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Killer thinking by Tim Duggan

Killer thinking

Tim Duggan

eAudiobook

Tim Duggan, the co-founder of Junkee Media, will show you how to identify and generate your own ideas with big potential, and then how to refine and bring them to life. Learn from the creative minds behind some of the most innovative ideas out there,...

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