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  1. The Christmasaurus and the Naughty List The Christmasaurus and the Naughty List
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  2. Once Upon a Crime Once Upon a Crime
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  3. The Good Bear The Good Bear
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  4. DK Life Stories Black History Month DK Life Stories Black History Month
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  5. The Secret Garden The Secret Garden
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  6. A Boy Called Christmas A Boy Called Christmas
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  7. Christmas Stories & Poems Christmas Stories & Poems
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  8. Kay's Marvellous Medicine: A Gross and Gruesome History of the Human Body Kay's Marvellous Medicine: A Gross and Gruesome History of the Human Body
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  9. The Day I Fell Into a Fairytale The Day I Fell Into a Fairytale
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  10. Dragons at Crumbling Castle: And Other Stories Dragons at Crumbling Castle: And Other Stories
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The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity

The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity

Author: David Graeber, David Wengrow Narrator: Malk Williams Release Date: 01/10/2021

Brought to you by Penguin. For generations, our remote ancestors have been cast as primitive and childlike - either free and equal, or thuggish and warlike. Civilization, we are told, could be achieved only by sacrificing those original freedoms or, alternatively, by taming our baser instincts. David Graeber and David Wengrow show how such theories first emerged in the eighteenth century as a reaction to indigenous critiques of European society, and why they are wrong. In doing so, they overturn our view of human history, including the origins of farming, property, cities, democracy, slavery and civilization itself. Drawing on path-breaking research in archaeology and anthropology, the authors show how history becomes a far more interesting place once we begin to see what's really there. If humans did not spend 95 per cent of their evolutionary past in tiny bands of hunter-gatherers, what were they doing all that time? If agriculture, and cities, did not mean a plunge into hierarchy and domination, then what kinds of social and economic organization did they lead to? The answers are often unexpected, and suggest that the course of history may be less set in stone, and more full of playful possibilities than we tend to assume. The Dawn of Everything fundamentally transforms our understanding of the human past and offers a path toward imagining new forms of freedom, new ways of organizing society. This is a monumental book of formidable intellectual range, animated by curiosity, moral vision and faith in the power of direct action. © David Graeber, David Wengrow 2021 (P) Penguin Audio 2021

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Hot Air

Hot Air

Author: Peter Stott Narrator: Malk Williams Release Date: 01/10/2021

Ours is the age of global warming. Rising sea levels, extreme weather, forest fires. Dire warnings are everywhere, so why has it taken so long for the crisis to be recognised? Here, for the first time, climate scientist Peter Stott reveals the bitter fight to get international recognition for what, among scientists, has been known for decades: human activity causes climate change. Across continents and against the efforts of sceptical governments, prominent climate change deniers and shadowy lobbyists, Hot Air is the urgent story of how the science was developed, how it has been repeatedly sabotaged and why humanity hasn't a second to spare in the fight to halt climate change. Hot Air is a compelling indictment of the people and organisations that, for whatever reason, refuse to accept the evidence of human-induced global warming. The scientific case for this has been clear for more than thirty years. It is disappointing that there is still a need for this book, but gratifying to find such a clear exposition of the science and the politics. The most important book you are likely to see this year. ? John Gribbin Hot Air provides a deep insight into the nasty, iniquitous, and nefarious tactics used to deny the reality of climate change. Peter Stott's first-hand account brilliantly documents the 30-year war against climate scientists in the name of fossil fuels, political expedience, and climate denial. ? Prof. Mark Maslin, author of How to Save Our Planet A rare and gripping insight into the drama behind the UN's landmark science reports shaping how the world responds to rising temperatures. With the feel of a past-faced thriller, Peter Stott takes the reader on a tense and sometimes painful journey through battles with climate deniers and oil-rich powers. It's a book that reveals the exhilarating triumphs and personal challenges of the researchers discovering how our planet is changing. ? David Shukman, science editor BBC News Peter Stott has been a key figure both in demonstrating the strength of climate science and in fighting the climate deniers, and Hot Air is a thrilling, enthralling and, yes, enraging account of his years at the heart of the most important battle of our time. ? Rowan Hooper, New Scientist, author of How To Spend A Trillion Dollars A riveting despatch from the frontline of the fight against climate change. Essential reading for anyone interested in the greatest threat human society has ever faced. ? Michael McCarthy, former Environment Editor, The Independent, and author of The Moth Snowstorm Gripping, urgent and human... Stott provides a unique 'eye-of-the-storm' perspective on the story of the century. ? Leo Hickman, director of Carbon Brief In today's world climate scientists don't just do science. As Peter Stott reveals in this extraordinary story, over recent years climatologists have also had to do battle with fossil fuel-financed deniers with a dark and dangerous agenda -- that of blocking international action to tackle the most pressing crisis of our times, global planetary heating. ? Mark Lynas, author of Six Degrees This important book lays out many of the stories behind the most important science in human history: the effort to prove, against the well-funded denialists and vested interests, that the planet was heating, that humans were responsible, and that we better take swift action. If there are historians around someday to tell this epic story in all its complexity, they will lean heavily on this account. ? Bill McKibben, author of Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

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The Sunday Times Investigates: Reporting That Made History

The Sunday Times Investigates: Reporting That Made History

Author: Madeleine Spence Narrator: Malk Williams Release Date: 01/09/2021

The Sunday Times national newspaper is famous for its insight investigative journalist team. This book profiles the major stories from the famous insight team that have had the most impact from the Thalidomide case to the Coronavirus investigation.

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The Man on Hackpen Hill

The Man on Hackpen Hill

Author: J.S. Monroe Narrator: Fran Burgoyne, Malk Williams, Sam Stafford Release Date: 01/09/2021

An original, intelligent and twisty thriller set in rural Wiltshire. A dead body in a crop circle sends a coded message. Can DI Silas Hart uncover the chilling truth before its too late? It isn't unusual for crop circles to appear overnight on Hackpen Hill. In this part of Wiltshire, where golden wheat fields stretch for miles, the locals have got used to discovering strange mathematical patterns stamped into the earth. But this time, it's different. Not only because this particular design of dramatic spiralling hexagons has never been seen before. But because of the dead body positioned precisely in the centre of the circle. DI Silas Hart, of Swindon Police, is at a loss. Only Jim, a scientist at secretive government laboratory Porton Down, knows the chilling truth about the man on Hackpen Hill. And he wants Bella, a trainee journalist on her first ever story, to tell the world. But Silas has other ideas - and a boss intent on a cover up. As Bella and Jim race against time, dark forces conspire against them, leading them to confront the reality of their own past and a world in which nothing is as it seems. Reviews for J.S. Monroe: 'Full of unpredictable twists' The Times 'Intricately woven and heart-stoppingly believable' Clare Mackintosh 'The most ingenious thriller you will read this year' M.J. Arlidge 'Cunning, captivating and creepy' J.P. Delaney 'A tightly coiled and crafted plot' Daily Mail 'Pacy and propulsive' Daily Telegraph 'You won't be able to turn the pages fast enough' Heat 'Clever, imaginative and unusual' Daily Mail

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Einstein’s Fridge: The Science of Fire, Ice and the Universe

Einstein’s Fridge: The Science of Fire, Ice and the Universe

Author: Paul Sen Narrator: Malk Williams Release Date: 01/04/2021

‘Hugely readable and entertaining’ JIM AL-KHALILI A compulsively readable account of the extraordinary people, battling internal demons and external adversaries, who discovered the laws of thermodynamics and the science of heat, and brought about a scientific revolution. Einstein’s Fridge tells the story of how scientists uncovered the least known and yet most consequential of all the sciences, and learned to harness the power of heat and ice. The laws of thermodynamics govern everything from the behaviour of atoms to that of living cells, from the engines that power our world to the black hole at the centre of our galaxy. Not only that, but thermodynamics explains why we must eat and breathe, how the lights come on, and ultimately how the universe will end. The people who decoded its laws came from every branch of the sciences – they were engineers, physicists, chemists, biologists, cosmologists and mathematicians. Their discoveries, set over two hundred years, kick-started the industrial revolution, changed the course of world wars and informed modern understanding of black holes. This book captures the thrill of discovery and the power of revolutionary science to change the world forever.

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Saigon Express: John Winter Book 2

Saigon Express: John Winter Book 2

Author: John Templeton Smith Narrator: Malk Williams Release Date: 01/04/2021

SAIGON EXPRESS is perfect for fans of Frederick Forsyth, Vince Flynn, Andy McNab and James Deegan. A lifetime spent fighting other people's wars had earned John Winter a comfortable early retirement. But when the CIA seizes his money, they quickly realise that their former employee is not a man you want to try to push around. When the former combat pilot and SAS man turned gun-for-hire gives Langley a deadline for its return, the Agency think it holds all the cards. An F-4 Phantom jet fighter, an audacious plan to fly halfway round the world, and a threat to dramatically alter the balance of power in the Middle Easy says they don't. He asked them nicely. They had their chance. He's not going to ask again... "The guy suspense writers read. I'm a big fan" -STEPHEN COONTS

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Homage to Catalonia

Homage to Catalonia

Author: George Orwell Narrator: Malk Williams Release Date: 01/03/2021

Homage to Catalonia is George Orwell’s brutally honest account of his experience as a militiaman during the Spanish Civil War. When civil war broke out in Spain in 1936, Orwell, like many other European socialists, was quick to join the fight against Fascism. And so, in December that year, he found himself in Catalonia with a 40-year-old rifle, no helmet, uniform, maps or tools, and a platoon of near children under his command.

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The Man Who Planted Trees

The Man Who Planted Trees

Author: Jean Giono Narrator: Malk Williams Release Date: 01/03/2021

Discover this beloved masterpiece of nature writing that is a hymn to creation and the power of the individual to do their bit to change the world for the better. In 1910, while hiking through the wild lavender in a wind-swept, desolate valley in Provence, a man comes across a shepherd called Elzéard Bouffier. Staying with him, he watches Elzéard sorting and then planting hundreds of acorns as he walks through the wilderness. Ten years later, after surviving the First World War, he visits the shepherd again and sees the young forest he has created spreading slowly over the valley. Elzéard’s solitary, silent work continues and the narrator returns year after year to see the miracle he is gradually creating: a verdant, green landscape that is a testament to one man’s creative instinct. A beautiful story of hope, survival and selflessness, The Man Who Planted Trees resonates as strongly today as when it was first published. Translated by Peter Doyle.

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White Lie: John Winter Book 1

White Lie: John Winter Book 1

Author: John Templeton Smith Narrator: Malk Williams Release Date: 01/03/2021

Bristling with authenticity and authority, WHITE LIE is military thriller writing of the highest calibre. John Winter thought his flying days were over. But when his new life falls victim to dirty, distant war, Winter's unique skills, honed over years in the military, mean someone's going to pay. The CIA black ops wing is only too happy to let a former British combat pilot, SAS man and mercenary with nothing left to lose make sure they do. Sent on a covert, deniable mission to South America, Winter faces a ruthless and powerful enemy. Success or failure will come down to his ability to lead a rag-tag air force from the cockpit of a lethal but battleworn British jet fighter: the English Electric Lightning F6. "Taut, literate suspense with plenty of action" - STEPHEN COONTS

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The George Orwell Complete Collection

The George Orwell Complete Collection

This audiobook includes unabridged recordings of George Orwell's 5 great novels; 3 books of non-fiction; and 3 of his most well-renowned essays. 1984: Winston Smith begins to rebel against Big Brother's totaletarian control and falls in love with fellow worker, Julia, but soon discovers the true price of freedom is betrayal. Animal Farm: Revolution is afoot for the animals at Manor Farm, and Mr Jones must pay the price. Burmese Days: John Flory, a white timber-merchant in 1920s Burma, sets out to untangle societal conventions and help Dr Veraswami save his reputation. Coming up for Air: In search of a simpler life, George Bowling escapes London and an impending sense of war to return to his childhood village. Keep the Aspidistra Flying: Gordon Comstock quits his advertising job to pursue the creative life in opposition to 'the money god'. Only his ever-faithful Rosemary can rouse him from the stupor and challenge his commitment to his chosen way of life. Down and Out in Paris and London: Orwell recounts his London tramping exploits in Paris and London with a cast of colourful characters. The Road to Wigan Pier: Vivid descriptions of social injustice, cramped slum housing, dangerous mining conditions, squalor, hunger, and growing unemployment create a searing account of working-class life in the bleak industrial heartlands of Yorkshire and Lancashire in the 1930s. Homage to Catalonia: Having enlisted to fight for an anti-Stalinist communist party in Spain, Orwell is soon forced to flee the country and here discusses the destructive nature of Soviet communism. Politics and the English Language: A stinging criticism of the 'ugly and inaccurate' written English of Orwell's time which examines the connection between political orthodoxies and the debasement of language. Notes on Nationalism: A biting state of the nation essay which reflects on patriotism, prejudice, and power. Why I Write: George Orwell describes his personal journey to becoming a writer and offers some important motives for writing. Full chapter listing: - Chapters 2 to 27: 1984 - Chapters 28 to 39: Animal Farm - Chapters 40 to 79: Down and Out in Paris and London - Chapters 80 to 94: The Road to Wigan Pier - Chapters 95 to 121: Burmese Days - Chapters 122 to 137: Homage to Catalonia - Chapters 138 to 162: Coming Up for Air - Chapters 163 to 176: Keep the Aspidistra Flying - Chapters 177 to 179: Politics and the English Language - Chapters 180 to 182: Notes on Nationalism - Chapters 183 to 185: Why I Write

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H.G. Wells Short Stories, Vol. 3

H.G. Wells Short Stories, Vol. 3

H.G. Wells was known as the father of science fiction-but his creative geniusencompassed far more than a single literary genre. He was also a visionary, asatirist, a sociologist, and an historian. This audio anthology contains some of Wells' lesser-known stories and is thethird in a series produced by Raconteurs Audio in collaboration with SpokenRealms. This collection includes: The Argonauts of the Air read by Tim BruceThe Treasure in the Forest read by Nigel PattersonA Slip Under the Microscope read by Liam GerrardThe Temptation of Harringay read by Malk WilliamsThe Reconciliation read by Greg WaglandThe Catastrophe read by Tim BruceThe Truth About Pyecraft read by James GilliesMr Skelmersdale in Fairyland read by Liam GerrardMr Brisher's Treasure read by Malk WilliamsThe New Accelerator read by Nigel PattersonIn the Modern Vein-An Unsympathetic Love Story' read by Greg WaglandUnder the Knife read by James Gillies

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Cathedral

Cathedral

Author: Ben Hopkins Narrator: Malk Williams, Sophie Roberts Release Date: 01/02/2021

A sweeping story about obsession, mysticism, art, and earthly desire. At the centre of this story, is the Cathedral. Its design and construction in the 13th and 14th centuries in the fictional town of Hagenburg unites a vast array of unforgettable characters whose fortunes are inseparable from the shifting political factions and economic interests vying for supremacy. From the Bishop to his treasurer, from local merchants to lowly stonecutters, the fate of everyone, both Gentile and Jew, is affected by the slow rise of Hagenburg's cathedral, a holy building growing over an often unholy city. Around this narrative core, Ben Hopkins has constructed his own monumental edifice, a choral novel that is rich with the vicissitudes of mercantilism, politics, religion, and human enterprise. Ambitious, immersive, a remarkable feat of imagination, Cathedral deftly combines historical fiction, the literary novel of ideas, and a tale of adventure and intrigue. Fans of authors like Umberto Eco, Elif Shafak, Hilary Mantel, Ken Follett and Jose Saramago will delight at the atmosphere, the beautiful prose, and the vivid characters of Ben Hopkins's Cathedral. 'Cathedral is a brilliantly organized mess of great, great characters. It is fascinating, fun, and gripping to the very end.' -Roddy Doyle, Booker Prize-winning author of Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha 'A thoroughly engrossing, beautifully told look at human frailty.' -Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)

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