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The Black Joke by A. E. Rooks

The Black Joke

A. E. Rooks

Audio CD

"A groundbreaking history of the Black Joke, the most famous member of the British Royal Navy's anti-slavery squadron, and the long fight to end the transatlantic slave trade. Initially a slaving vessel itself, the Black Joke was captured in 1827 and...

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Hurricane lizards and plastic squid by Thor Hanson

Hurricane lizards and plastic squid

Thor Hanson

Audio CD

"Hurricane Lizards and Plastic Squid is the first major audiobook by a biologist to focus on the fascinating story of how the natural world is adjusting, adapting, and sometimes measurably evolving in response to climate change. Lyrical and thought-provoking,...

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Treasured by Christina Riggs

Treasured

Christina Riggs

Audio CD

"When it was found in 1922, the 3,300-year old tomb of Tutankhamun sent shockwaves around the world, turning the boy-king into a household name overnight and kickstarting an international media obsession that endures to this day. From culture and academia to...

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Wonderdog by Jules Howard

Wonderdog

Jules Howard

Audio CD

"What do dogs understand of the world? Do their emotions feel like our own? Do they love like we do? Driven by his love of dogs, Charles Darwin was nagged by questions like these. To root out answers, his contemporaries toyed with dog sign language, and made...

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The Tudors in love by Sarah Gristwood

The Tudors in love

Sarah Gristwood

Audio CD

"Why did Henry VIII marry six times? Why did Anne Boleyn have to die? Why did Elizabeth I's courtiers hail her as a goddess come to earth? The dramas of courtly love have captivated centuries of readers and dreamers. Yet too often they're dismissed as...

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Five straight lines by Andrew Gant

Five straight lines

Andrew Gant

Audio CD

"Whether you prefer Baroque or pop, Theremins or violins, the music you love and listen to shapes your world. But what shaped the music? Ranging across time and space, this book takes us on a grand musical tour from music's origins in prehistory right up to...

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The invisible universe by Matthew Bothwell

The invisible universe

Matthew Bothwell

Audio CD

"From the discovery of entirely new kinds of galaxies to a window into cosmic 'prehistory', Bothwell shows us the Universe as we've never seen it before - literally. Since the dawn of our species, people all over the world have gazed in awe at the night sky....

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Drums in the distance by Joe Mulhall

Drums in the distance

Joe Mulhall

Audio CD

"Brazil, India and the US are still in thrall to authoritarian populism, and far-right views have become steadily normalised in mainstream politics. Mulhall's dramatic experiences on the front line of anti-fascist activism, coupled with his academic research,...

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Everest 1922 by Mick Conefrey

Everest 1922

Mick Conefrey

Audio CD

"Though it remains by far the world's most famous mountain, in recent years Everest's reputation has changed radically, with long queues of climbers on the Lhotse Face, lurid tales of frozen corpses and piles of high altitude trash. It wasn't always like this...

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Girls that invest by author Simarana Kaura

Girls that invest

author Simarana Kaura

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Your step-by-step guide to financial independence--from the creator of the #1 investing education podcast, Girls That Invest. It's never been easier to invest in shares, yet only 15%-25% of women invest in the stock market. Simran Kaur, founder of the hugely...

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Daughters of the North by Jennifer Morag Henderson

Daughters of the North

Jennifer Morag Henderson

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Mary, Queen of Scots' marriage to the Earl of Bothwell is notorious. Less known is Bothwell's first wife, Jean Gordon, who extricated herself from their marriage and survived the intrigue of the Queen's court. Daughters of the North reframes this turbulent...

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A kind of magic by Anna Spargo-Ryan

A kind of magic

Anna Spargo-Ryan

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Where do mental illness stories begin? Anna's always had too many feelings. Or not enough feelings - she's never been quite sure. Debilitating panic. Extraordinary melancholy. Paranoia. Ambivalence. Fear. Despair. From anxious child to terrified parent, mental...

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What just happened?! by Marina Hyde

What just happened?!

Marina Hyde

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Relive the delusional fever-dream of the modern era.'Thank f*ck for Marina Hyde: the most lethal, vital, screamingly funny truth-teller of our time.'PHOEBE WALLER-BRIDGE'The most brilliantly funny columnist of our time.'GARY LINEKER'It's a scientific FACT:...

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After the apocalypse by Andrew J. Bacevich

After the apocalypse

Andrew J. Bacevich

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A bold and urgent perspective on how American foreign policy must change in response to the shifting world order of the twenty-first century, from Andrew J. Bacevich, the New York Times bestselling author of The Limits of Power and The Age of Illusions. The...

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Mortals by Rachel E. Menzies

Mortals

Rachel E. Menzies

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The human mind can grapple with the future, visualising and calculating solutions to complex problems, giving us tremendous advantages over other species throughout our evolution. However, this capability comes with a curse. By five to ten years of age, all...

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How civil wars start by Barbara F. Walter

How civil wars start

Barbara F. Walter

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Brought to you by Penguin. Civil wars are the biggest danger to world peace today - this book shows us why they happen, and how to avoid them. Most of us don't know it, but we are living in the world's greatest era of civil wars. While violence has declined...

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The challenger sale by Matthew Dixon

The challenger sale

Matthew Dixon

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Brought to you by Penguin. THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER: OVER HALF A MILLION COPIES SOLDMatthew Dixon and Brent Adamson share the secret to sales success: don't just build relationships with customers. Challenge them!What's the secret to sales success?If...

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The Bezos blueprint by Carmine Gallo

The Bezos blueprint

Carmine Gallo

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Jeff Bezos built Amazon. A dreamer who turned a bold idea into the world's most influential company, a brand that likely touches your life every day. As a student of leadership and communication, he learned to elevate the way Amazonians write, collaborate,...

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My dream time by Ashleigh Barty

My dream time

Ashleigh Barty

Audio CD

"I'm only in my mid-twenties, and some might think that's young to write a memoir. Who does that, right? But this book gives me a chance to look back at every moment of the 20 years in between, and to think carefully through the highs and lows, the work and...

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The Red On revolution by Mike Chadwick

The Red On revolution

Mike Chadwick

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Do you have a challenge ahead that needs physical or mental strength? - Are you struggling to sustain the commitment required to achieve your goals? - Do you know what it takes for you, personally, to succeed at the highest levels? Coach Mike Chadwick is ready...

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Good Calories, Bad Calories by Gary Taubes

Good Calories, Bad Calories

Gary Taubes

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In this groundbreaking book, the result of seven years of research in every science connected with the impact of nutrition on health, award-winning science writer Gary Taubes shows us that almost everything we believe about the nature of a healthy diet is...

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Wild things by Sally Rippin

Wild things

Sally Rippin

Audio CD

"When best-selling Australian children's author Sally Rippin discovered her child was struggling to read, she assumed it would sort itself out over time. She couldn't have been more wrong. Her son's dyslexia and ADHD went unsupported for years, leaving him...

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Madly, deeply by Alan Rickman

Madly, deeply

Alan Rickman

Audio CD

Alan Rickman remains one of the most beloved actors of all time across almost every genre, from his breakout role as Die Hard's villainous Hans Gruber to his heart-wrenching run as Professor Severus Snape. His air of dignity, his sonorous voice and the knowing...

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Not now, not ever

Not now, not ever

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This audiobook includes the original recording of the misogyny speech.it was done. After staying silent, I'd had my say. At no time did I feel worked up or hotly angry. I felt strong, measured, controlled. Yet emotion did play its role in the energy of the...

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Care work by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

Care work

Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

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In this collection of essays, Lambda Literary Award-winning writer and longtime activist and performance artist Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha explores the politics and realities of disability justice, a movement that centers the lives and leadership of sick...

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Happy people are annoying by Josh Peck

Happy people are annoying

Josh Peck

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A wonderfully candid memoir from one of the most recognizable faces of a generation, actor, writer, Youtuber, and television superstar, Josh Peck. In his warm and inspiring book, Josh reflects on the many stumbles and silver linings of his life and traces a...

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The world keeps ending, and the world goes on by Franny Choi

The world keeps ending, and the world goes on

Franny Choi

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From acclaimed poet Franny Choi comes a poetry collection for the ends of worlds--past, present, and future. Choi's third book features poems about historical and impending apocalypses, alongside musings on our responsibilities to each other and visions for...

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Night terrors by Alice Vernon

Night terrors

Alice Vernon

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A history of dreaming Ever since she was a child, Alice Vernon has slept strangely. From episodes of sleepwalking to hallucinations of sinister figures in her bedroom, her nights are often eventful and sometimes frightening. She's not the only one. Drawing on...

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Head trauma by Nick Smith

Head trauma

Nick Smith

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A humorous yet honest look at the education system, from trainee to headteacher across an extraordinary thirty-year career. 'As I began my teacher training, little did I know of what awaited me. Almost three decades and seven schools later, I am head of a...

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Bad gays by Huw Lemmey

Bad gays

Huw Lemmey

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Too many popular histories seek to establish heroes, pioneers and martyrs but as Huw Lemmey and Ben Miller argue, the past is filled with queer people whose sexualities and/or dastardly deeds have been overlooked. We all remember Oscar Wilde, but who speaks...

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Adventures in Morocco by Alice Morrison

Adventures in Morocco

Alice Morrison

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TV presenter, writer and adventurer Alice Morrison gives her own unique and personal insight into Morocco, the place she's made her home. When Alice Morrison headed out to Morocco, it was to take on one of the most daunting challenges: to run in the famous...

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The philosophy of modern song by Bob Dylan

The philosophy of modern song

Bob Dylan

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The Philosophy of Modern Song is Bob Dylan's first book of new writing since 2004's Chronicles: Volume One--and since winning the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2016. The audio is narrated by an all-star lineup including Bob Dylan, Jeff Bridges, Steve Buscemi,...

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Nothing bad ever happens here by Heather Rose

Nothing bad ever happens here

Heather Rose

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A deeply personal collection filled with reflections on love, death, creativity and healing, from the award-winning author of Bruny and The Museum of Modern Love. It occurred to me that nothing bad ever happens here. Every human life is perfect in its own way....

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The last overland by Alex Bescoby

The last overland

Alex Bescoby

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THE STORY BEHIND ALL 4'S POWERFUL DOCUMENTARY SERIES. In 1955, a young TV producer named David Attenborough was approached by six graduates determined to drive the entire length of Eurasia from London to Singapore. It was the 'unclimbed Everest of motoring' -...

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The five conversations about money that will radically change your life by Vanessa Stoykov

The five conversations about money that will radically change your life

Vanessa Stoykov

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The Five Conversations About Money That Will Radically Change Your Life is the best finance book to start and keep talking about money. Think about money in a new way and procure practical tools that apply to every stage of your financial life. For anyone who...

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Chums by Simon Kuper

Chums

Simon Kuper

eAudiobook

A damning look at the university clique-turned-Commons majority that will blow the doors of Westminster wide open and change the way you look at our democracy forever. Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, David Cameron, George Osborne, Theresa May, Dominic Cummings,...

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I am not fine, thanks by Wil Anderson

I am not fine, thanks

Wil Anderson

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Good sense, good jokes, and good WIL - a book about enduring turbulent times with humour, community and just a dash of Apple Cider Vinegar. 'How are you?' How am I? How am I? How do you think I am? I know in the Before Times the tradition was to reply, 'I'm...

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A spectre, haunting by China Miéville

A spectre, haunting

China Miéville

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In 1848, THE COMMUNIST MANIFESTO was published by two émigrés from Germany. Marx and Engels' apocalyptic vision of an insatiable system that penetrates every corner of the world reduces every relationship to that of profit, and burst asunder the old forms of...

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Putting on a show by Rob Mills

Putting on a show

Rob Mills

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What's going on behind the bravado of the 'average Aussie bloke'? Rob Mills knows all about putting on a show. Since rising to fame on Australian Idol in 2003, Rob Mills has built a prolific career across television, film, stage and musicals, performing...

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Beat stress at work by Mark (Management trainer) Simmonds

Beat stress at work

Mark (Management trainer) Simmonds

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For some, there is a high price to pay for ambition and success. The toll it can take on our mental health can be significant, particularly if we are born with the 'Worry' gene. In Beat Stress at Work, management trainer Mark Simmonds helps you understand the...

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It's a shame about Ray by Jonathan Seidler

It's a shame about Ray

Jonathan Seidler

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It's a Shame About Ray is an extraordinary and powerful memoir about family, love and the power of music. A young man coming to terms with bipolar disorder suddenly loses his father to suicide. This seismic event prompts an exploration of his family's...

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The abyss by Max Hastings

The abyss

Max Hastings

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From the #1 bestselling historian Max Hastings 'the heart-stopping story of the missile crisis' Daily Telegraph 'A story that grabs from the get-go - the moments in which the world teetered on the brink of total annihilation come alive as they would if this...

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Crumpy's campfire companion. Vol. 4 by Barry Crump

Crumpy's campfire companion. Vol. 4

Barry Crump

eAudiobook

Crumpy's Campfire Companion is the entertaining third part of a trilogy on The Life and Times of a Good Keen Man. In this collection of yarns, the river, the road, the ridge and the rogue all come alive in Crump's unique humorous style. The yarns reveal his...

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Painted people by Matt Lodder

Painted people

Matt Lodder

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In 1881, a writer in the Saturday Review called tattooing 'an art without a history'. 'No-one', it went on, 'has made it the business of his life to study the development of tattooing.' Until now. Painted People is a beguiling and intimate look at an untold...

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Humanity's moment by Joëlle Gergis

Humanity's moment

Joëlle Gergis

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A personal call to action from an Australian IPCC author. Acknowledging that the world as we know it is coming apart is an act of courage. If I live to look back at this troubled time, I want to say that I did all that I could, that I was on the right side of...

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In love by Amy Bloom

In love

Amy Bloom

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New York Times Bestseller A poignant love letter to Bloom's husband and a passionate outpouring of grief, In Love reaffirms the power and value of human relationships. In January 2020, Amy Bloom travelled with her husband Brian to Switzerland, where he was...

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Mr Horniman's walrus by Clare Paterson

Mr Horniman's walrus

Clare Paterson

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Mr Horniman's Walrus tells the story of the rise and fall of three generations of a remarkable and dysfunctional Victorian family - the Hornimans - exploring the lives and loves behind their extraordinary and varied legacies. Family patriarch John Horniman...

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The anti-viral gut by Robynne Chutkan

The anti-viral gut

Robynne Chutkan

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A practical plan for strengthening the incredible antiviral defenses located in your gut and resolving symptoms--from a renowned gastroenterologist and the author of Gutbliss.Multiple studies have now confirmed a dramatic link between the health of our...

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The betrayal by Robert Mazur

The betrayal

Robert Mazur

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Three years after undercover agent Robert Mazur infiltrated Pablo Escobar's Medellín drug cartel, he re-emerged, a half-million-dollar bounty still on his head, with a new identity for a risky new sting. Deployed to Panama, he worked, travelled, partied and...

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Spies, saboteurs and secret missions of World War II by Tony Matthews

Spies, saboteurs and secret missions of World War II

Tony Matthews

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What kind of courage does it take for an ordinary married couple to confront the Nazi regime of Hitler's vicious Third Reich? And why did two men betray their fellow secret agents after landing on American shores with the intention of carrying out sabotage...

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The earl and the pharaoh by Fiona Carnarvon

The earl and the pharaoh

Fiona Carnarvon

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Enter a world of ancient secrets, old money, new ambitions and the discovery of priceless treasure in this revelatory new biography. Between November 1922 and spring 1923, a door to the ancient Egyptian world was opened. The discovery of the tomb of...

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Transformer by Simon Doonan

Transformer

Simon Doonan

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In this funny and poignant memoir and cultural history, the television personality, columnist, and author of Drag pays homage to Lou Reed's groundbreaking album Transformer on its fiftieth anniversary and recalls its influence on his coming of age and coming...

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How to be weird by Eric Wilson

How to be weird

Eric Wilson

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A guidebook for beating the monotony of the everyday by purposefully cultivating the surprising joys that come from living an off-kilter lifeIt's all too easy to get caught up in the often monotonous nature of our day to day--moving from one rote task to the...

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British traitors by Gordon Kerr

British traitors

Gordon Kerr

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Capital punishment was abolished for murder in Great Britain in 1969, but remained as the punishment for high treason until as recently as 1998, demonstrating how seriously we take the crime of betraying your country. But even with the threat of the noose...

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Origins of the wheel of time by Michael Livingston

Origins of the wheel of time

Michael Livingston

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Explore never-before-seen insights into The Wheel of Time, including: - A brand-new, redrawn world map by Ellisa Mitchell using change requests discovered in Robert Jordan's unpublished notes - An alternate scene from an early draft of The Eye of the World...

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The keys to kindness by Claudia Hammond

The keys to kindness

Claudia Hammond

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Using the latest research from psychology and neuroscience, and working in collaboration with the University of Sussex's world-leading Kindness Institute, Claudia Hammond takes us on a eye-opening tour of kindness: what constitutes kindness (it's not just one...

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The little book of success by Napoleon Hill

The little book of success

Napoleon Hill

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The writings and wisdom of Napoleon Hill have transformed millions of lives, making him one of the most influential writers on personal success and an incomparable bestseller. His invaluable classic, Think and Grow Rich, has guided more people to becoming...

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Instant karma by David Michie

Instant karma

David Michie

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'Imagine if karma went instant?' said Anton. 'How crazy would that be?' What if we all woke one day to discover that every act of generosity was followed, soon after, by an unexpected windfall? If theft or betrayal led to rapid calamity? Within minutes, the...

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No free parking by Nicholas Boys Smith

No free parking

Nicholas Boys Smith

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From the medieval cobbles, through Dickensian iron and fog, to the neon lights and bustle of the twenty-first century, the ever-changing streets of London map out the vibrant stories, triumphs and struggles of everyone who ever called London home. From the...

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A history of treason by author National Archives (Great Britain)

A history of treason

author National Archives (Great Bri...

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The bloody history of Britain through the stories of its most notorious traitors. A History of Treason details British history from 1352 to 1946, covering major historical moments in a fascinating and innovative way, using the history of high treason and...

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The trials of life by David Attenborough

The trials of life

David Attenborough

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'This is, quite simply, the best thing I've ever done.' - Sir David Attenborough on the TV series, The Trials of Life, upon which this audiobook is based. This is the third and last of Sir David's great natural history audiobooks based on his TV series and...

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The betrayal by Robert Mazur

The betrayal

Robert Mazur

Audio CD

"Three years after undercover agent Robert Mazur infiltrated Pablo Escobar's Medellin drug cartel, he re-emerged, a half-million-dollar bounty still on his head, with a new identity for a risky new sting. Deployed to Panama, he worked, travelled, partied and...

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Daughters of the north by Jennifer Morag Henderson

Daughters of the north

Jennifer Morag Henderson

Audio CD

"Mary, Queen of Scots' marriage to the Earl of Bothwell is notorious. Less known is Bothwell's first wife, Jean Gordon, who extricated herself from their marriage and survived the intrigue of the Queen's court. 'Daughters of the North' reframes this turbulent...

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Elon Musk by Michael Vlismas

Elon Musk

Michael Vlismas

Audio CD

"In 2022 Elon Musk - one of the richest and best-known people on earth - made headlines worldwide with his bid to buy Twitter, and he is often in the news for his entrepreneurial exploits and his controversial tweets. Who is this boundary-pushing billionaire...

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Mr Horniman's walrus by Clare Paterson

Mr Horniman's walrus

Clare Paterson

Audio CD

"Family patriarch John Horniman established the tea company that bore his name in 1826, which went on to become one of the best-known brands of nineteenth-century Britain. His son Frederick created the eclectic and wonderful Horniman Museum in London, and his...

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Night terrors by Alice Vernon

Night terrors

Alice Vernon

Audio CD

"A history of dreaming - and the darkest parts of our sleeping lives. Ever since she was a child, Alice Vernon has slept strangely. From episodes of sleepwalking to hallucinations of sinister figures in her bedroom, her nights are often eventful and sometimes...

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In love by Amy Bloom

In love

Amy Bloom

Audio CD

"In January 2020, Amy Bloom travelled with her husband Brian to Switzerland, where he was helped by Dignitas to end his life while Amy sat with him and held his hand. Brian was terminally ill and for the last year of his life Amy had struggled to find a way to...

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The last overland by Alex Bescoby

The last overland

Alex Bescoby

Audio CD

"In 1955, a young TV producer named David Attenborough was approached by six graduates determined to drive the entire length of Eurasia from London to Singapore. It was the 'unclimbed Everest of motoring' - many had tried, none had succeeded. Sensing this time...

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Head trauma by Nick Smith

Head trauma

Nick Smith

Audio CD

"Here is a humourous yet honest look at the education system, from trainee to headteacher across an extraordinary thirty-year career. 'As I began my teacher training, little did I know of what awaited me. Almost three decades and seven schools later, I am head...

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Home/land by Rebecca Mead

Home/land

Rebecca Mead

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"When the New Yorker writer Rebecca Mead relocated to her birth city, London, with her family in the summer of 2018, she was both fleeing the political situation in America and seeking to expose her son to a wider world. With a keen sense of what she'd given...

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Chums by Simon Kuper

Chums

Simon Kuper

Audio CD

"Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, David Cameron, George Osborne, Theresa May, Dominic Cummings, Daniel Hannan, Jacob Rees-Mogg: Whitehall is swarming with old Oxonians. They debated each other in tutorials, ran against each other in student elections, and attended...

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Adventures in Morocco by Alice Morrison

Adventures in Morocco

Alice Morrison

Audio CD

"TV presenter, writer, and adventurer Alice Morrison gives her own unique and personal insight into Morocco, her home for 1001 nights. When Alice Morrison headed out to Morocco, it was to take on one of the most daunting challenges: to run in the famous...

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Beat stress at work by Mark (Management trainer) Simmonds

Beat stress at work

Mark (Management trainer) Simmonds

Audio CD

"For some, there is a high price to pay for ambition and success. The toll it can take on our mental health can be significant, particularly if we are born with the 'Worry' gene. In Beat Stress at Work, management trainer Mark Simmonds helps you understand the...

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Toffee apples and quail feathers by Jennifer Worth

Toffee apples and quail feathers

Jennifer Worth

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Following the death of her beloved mother Jennifer Worth in 2011, Suzannah Worth discovered amongst her manuscripts a folder simply labelled 'Fifth Book'. Imagine her excitement when she sat down to read and her mother's distinctive voice came flooding back....

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Dying of Politeness by Geena Davis

Dying of Politeness

Geena Davis

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'Something's crossed over in me and I can't go back,' says Geena Davis's Thelma to Susan Sarandon's Louise. The path to empowerment never did run smooth ... From two-time Academy Award winner and screen icon Geena Davis, Dying of Politeness is the candid,...

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The new climate war by Michael Mann

The new climate war

Michael Mann

Audio CD

Recycle. Fly less. Eat less meat. These are some of the ways that we've been told we can save the planet. But are individuals really to blame for the climate crisis? Seventy-one per cent of global emissions come from the same hundred companies, but fossil-fuel...

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Life is tough (but so are you) by Briony Benjamin

Life is tough (but so are you)

Briony Benjamin

Audio CD

Not all storms come to disrupt your life. Some come to clear your path. Viral video producer Briony Benjamin was a few months into a new job when she started feeling not quite right - All. The. Time. Doctors told her she was just stressed and should rest more...

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What I wish I had known by Dasia Black

What I wish I had known

Dasia Black

Audio CD

What I Wish I Had Known. Resisting the Urge to Live explores the complex web of factors leading to suicide. It examines relevant research, philosophy, literature, first-hand accounts by bereaved parents (including that of the author), and in-depth interviews....

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The boy from Gorge River by Chris Long

The boy from Gorge River

Chris Long

Audio CD

On the West Coast of the South Island, past deep fjords, glassy lakes, forested valleys and snow-capped mountains, lies the Long family cabin. It was here that Chris Long spent the first 17 years of his life, two days' hike from the nearest road. In this...

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Unreasonable Hospitality by Will Guidara

Unreasonable Hospitality

Will Guidara

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Essential lessons in hospitality for every business, from the former co-owner of legendary restaurant Eleven Madison Park.Will Guidara was twenty-six when he took the helm of Eleven Madison Park, a struggling two-star brasserie that had never quite lived up to...

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Every night is Saturday night by Wanda Jackson

Every night is Saturday night

Wanda Jackson

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Wanda Jackson's debut single, "You Can't Have My Love," reached the Top 10 while she was still a sixteen-year-old high school student. She hit the road after graduation, playing package shows with Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Elvis Presley,...

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Crumpy's campfire companion. Vol. 1 by Barry Crump

Crumpy's campfire companion. Vol. 1

Barry Crump

eAudiobook

Crumpy's Campfire Companion is the entertaining third part of a trilogy on The Life and Times of a Good Keen Man. In this collection of yarns, the river, the road, the ridge and the rogue all come alive in Crump's unique humorous style. The yarns reveal his...

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Influenced by Brian S. Boxer Wachler

Influenced

Brian S. Boxer Wachler

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Unpacks and pulls the curtain back on what happens to our brains and our behaviors each time we addictively engage social media and the influencers we encounter there. Individuals seeking to widen their tribes of friends, fans, and followers have an abundance...

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What I wished I'd known by Dasia Black

What I wished I'd known

Dasia Black

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What I Wish I Had Known. Resisting the Urge to Live explores the complex web of factors leading to suicide. It examines relevant research, philosophy, literature, first-hand accounts by bereaved parents (including that of the author), and in-depth interviews....

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Life is tough (but so are you) by Briony Benjamin

Life is tough (but so are you)

Briony Benjamin

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Not all storms come to disrupt your life. Some come to clear your path. Viral video producer Briony Benjamin was a few months into a new job when she started feeling not quite right - All. The. Time. Doctors told her she was just stressed and should rest more...

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The new climate war by Michael Mann

The new climate war

Michael Mann

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Recycle. Fly less. Eat less meat. These are some of the ways that we've been told we can save the planet. But are individuals really to blame for the climate crisis? Seventy-one per cent of global emissions come from the same hundred companies, but fossil-fuel...

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Bwana, there's a body in the bath! by Peter Whitehead

Bwana, there's a body in the bath!

Peter Whitehead

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Born in Shanghai and shipped to England as a child, Peter Whitehead then made his way to Australia, solo, at the age of 13 in 1938, in order to save his family money. Alone and working in near slave-like conditions as a farm labourer, Whitehead learned the art...

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The boy from Gorge River by Chris Long

The boy from Gorge River

Chris Long

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On the West Coast of the South Island, past deep fjords, glassy lakes, forested valleys and snow-capped mountains, lies the Long family cabin. It was here that Chris Long spent the first 17 years of his life, two days' hike from the nearest road. In this...

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Hudson Fysh by Grantlee Kieza

Hudson Fysh

Grantlee Kieza

eAudiobook

Hudson Fysh was a decorated World War I hero who not only founded Australia's national airline, Qantas, but steered it for almost half a century from its humble beginnings with two rickety biplanes to the age of the jumbo jets. One of Australia's celebrated...

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The ship beneath the ice by Mensun Bound

The ship beneath the ice

Mensun Bound

eAudiobook

On 21 November 1915, Sir Ernest Shackleton's ship, Endurance, finally succumbed to the crushing ice. Its crew watched in silence as the stern rose twenty feet in the air and then, it was gone. The miraculous escape and survival of all twenty-eight men on board...

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Surviving by Beverly Gooden

Surviving

Beverly Gooden

eAudiobook

One Saturday morning, Beverly Gooden is woken up by her husband shoving her off the bed for no discernible reason. Despite her quick thinking and even quicker footsteps, her husband catches her, his sudden anger unfathomable. No words are exchanged. He...

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Diplomatic by Joe Hockey

Diplomatic

Joe Hockey

eAudiobook

In September 2015, Joe Hockey's promising political career was brought to a dramatic end when Malcolm Turnbull successfully challenged Prime Minister Tony Abbott for the Liberal leadership. After felling the Abbott/Hockey government, Turnbull informed Hockey...

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Black holes by Brian Cox

Black holes

Brian Cox

eAudiobook

At the heart of our galaxy lies a monster so deadly it can bend space, throwing vast jets of radiation millions of light years out into the cosmos. Its kind were the very first inhabitants of the universe, the black holes. Today, across the universe, mature...

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My dream time by Ash Barty

My dream time

Ash Barty

eAudiobook

I'm only in my mid-twenties, and some might think that's young to write a memoir. Who does that, right? But this book gives me a chance to look back at every moment of the 20 years in between, and to think carefully through the highs and lows, the work and the...

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Surgeon at war by Stanley Aylett

Surgeon at war

Stanley Aylett

eAudiobook

Stanley Aylett's remarkable account of six years' service as a front-line surgeon with the British Army is that rare thing: a complete narrative from the first week of the Second World War until months after the final capitulation of Nazi Germany. That...

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The secret heart by Suleika Dawson

The secret heart

Suleika Dawson

Audio CD

"John le Carrě led a life entirely constructed of secrets. First as a British 'spook' during the Cold War, then as a world-renowned writer of espionage fiction, but also in his personal involvements. Married with children for virtually all his adult life, le...

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Tornado by John Nichol

Tornado

John Nichol

Audio CD

In 1990, Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein ordered the invasion and occupation of neighbouring Kuwait, setting in motion a chain of events that had unimaginable political, military and personal repercussions, which still reverberate around the globe today. This is...

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Don't be too polite, girls by Wendy McCarthy

Don't be too polite, girls

Wendy McCarthy

Audio CD

Wendy McCarthy has made her mark on Australia in many extraordinary ways. For more than 50 years, she has been on the leading edge of feminism and corporate and public life in this country and her trailblazing advocacy and leadership have made her a widely...

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