Audiobooks by Female Authors

Ahead of International Women’s Day next month, we take a look at outstanding audiobooks by female authors. Become a library member today to get exclusive access to our audiobook collection and other brilliant resources.

Scribbling the Cat (2005) by Alexandra Fuller

In Scribbling the Cat, Fuller tells the story of meeting a man called K, a white African veteran of the Rhodesian War. Together, they travel across Africa to meet other veterans and learn their stories.

The Lady in the Tower (2009) by Alison Weir

In The Lady in the Tower, Alison Weir delves into the secret history of Queen Anne Boleyn, who died in mysterious circumstances after she was imprisoned in the Tower of London for treason by her husband, King Henry VIII.

Giving up the Ghost (2004) by Hilary Mantel

Hilary Mantel is widely recognised for her novels like Wolf Hall. Here, in her autobiography, Giving up the Ghost, she details the troubled years that led her to start writing.

Aim High (2012) by Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson

Tanni Grey-Thompson has spent her life overcoming obstacles to become one of the most successful wheelchair athletes of all time. Aim High tells Grey-Thompson’s story of hard work and sporting glory.

Must You Go? My Life with Harold Pinter (2010) by Antonia Fraser

Writer, Antonia Fraser and the famous British playwright, Harold Pinter enjoyed a long and happy relationship until Pinter’s death in 2008. Here, in Must You Go? My Life with Harold Pinter, Fraser offers a fascinating account of their years together.

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