• The Art of War

    By Sun Tzu

    Read by Mel Foster

    An ancient Chinese military handbook containing warfare strategy from the 5th century BC.

    "Lead, Follow or Get Out of the Way, Sun Tzu's The Art of War is undisputedly one of the bestselling leadership books of all time." - Publishers Weekly

    Released Tue Dec 06 00:00:00 UTC 2016
    English, Unabridged

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  • Sachiko

    By Caren B. Stelson

    Read by Katherine Fenton

    A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story

    The true story of six-year-old Sachiko Yasui's survival of the Nagasaki atomic bomb and aftermath.

    Longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award for Young People's Literature; 2017 Parents’ Choice Award Winner - Awards

    Released Tue Dec 06 00:00:00 UTC 2016
    English, Unabridged

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  • Aim High in Creation!

    By Anna Broinowski

    Read by Emma Fenney

    A One-of-a-Kind Journey Inside North Korea's Propaganda Machine

    An authentic glimpse of a North Korea we’ve never seen before, by a prize-winning filmmaker!

    "An ingenious method of penetrating the most isolated country in the world allows an Australian filmmaker access to what proves to be a surprisingly sympathetic North Korean soul...Startling...Experiencing North Korean 'method acting' in the most visceral way." - Kirkus Reviews

    Released Tue Nov 01 00:00:00 UTC 2016
    English, Unabridged

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  • Confucius

    By Michael Schuman

    Read by Steven Menasche

    And the World He Created

    This is the story of an enigmatic philosopher, told by philosophy, history, and current affairs.

    "Part biography, part history, and part analysis of Chinese current affairs, this remarkable book...traces the lasting influence of Confucianism in China, despite enormous political and social changes in Chinese society." - Publishers Weekly

    Released Tue Aug 23 00:00:00 UTC 2016
    English, Unabridged

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  • Saigon

    By Anthony Grey

    Read by Gordon Griffin

    An Epic Novel of Vietnam

    An epic saga of Vietnam hailed by the "San Francisco Chronicle" as The War and Peace of our age

    “This superb novel could well be the War and Peace of our age. By using a technique of historical progression, author Anthony Grey does for the Vietnam wars what Leo Tolstoy did for the Napoleonic wars.” - San Francisco Chronicle

    Released Tue Jul 26 00:00:00 UTC 2016
    English, Unabridged

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  • India

    By Patrick French

    Read by Walter Dixon

    A Portrait

    Patrick French chronicles epic change, telling human stories to explain a larger national narrative.

    “Fizzing with wit, insight and infectious curiosity...A riveting read...One suspects that French could not pen a boring passage if he tried...A thoroughly enjoyable romp through six momentous decades.” - Sadanand Dhume, The Wall Street Journal Asia

    Released Tue Jul 19 00:00:00 UTC 2016
    English, Unabridged

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  • When China Rules the World

    By Martin Jacques

    Read by Scott Peterson

    The End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order

    Martin Jacques reveals how China will seek to shape the world in its own image.

    A convincing economic, political and cultural analysis of waning Western dominance and the rise of China and a new paradigm of modernity. Jacques (The Politics of Thatcherism) takes the pulse of the nation poised to become, by virtue of its scale and staggering rate of growth, the biggest market in the world…As comprehensive as it is compelling, this brilliant audio book is crucial listening for anyone interested in understanding where the we are and where we are going. - Publishers Weekly - Starred Review

    Released Tue May 24 00:00:00 UTC 2016
    English, Unabridged

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