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    • Quarterly Essay 39: Power Shift

    • Australia's Future Between Washington and Beijing
    • By: Hugh White
    • Narrated by: Hugh White
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 6
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      3 out of 5 stars 4
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    In the September Quarterly Essay, Hugh White considers Australia’s place between Beijing and Washington. As the power balance shifts, and China’s influence grows, what might this mean for the nation?Throughout our history, we have counted first on British then on American primacy in Asia. The rise of China as an economic powerhouse has challenged US dominance in the region and raised questions for Australia that go well beyond diplomacy and defence....

    Regular price: $11.86

    • First Words

    • By: Spalding Gray, Lynda Barry, Tom Bodett, and others
    • Narrated by: Phoenix Audio
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    The explosion in storytelling festivals and one-person shows demonstrate that Americans are growing disenchanted with the mass media and returning to the simple pleasures of a well-told story. Here is a survey of great contemporary monologues, including excerpts by Spalding Gray, Lynda Barry, Tom Bodett, and Peter Matthiessen.

    Regular price: $8.95

    • Quarterly Essay 68: Hugh White on Fading America and Rising China

    • By: Hugh White
    • Narrated by: Hugh White
    • Length: 2 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Our region is experiencing a momentous transition. The US-led order is fading, and China has become ever more powerful. Today the question we face is not whether we fancy living in an Asia in which power is shared between the United States and China. It is how we feel about living in an Asia in which America no longer plays any significant strategic role. In this controversial and gripping essay, Hugh White looks at what has happened to the US globally.

    Regular price: $4.99