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Audie Awards annouced, one book wins two prizes

Audie Awards annouced, one book wins two prizes
03 Jun
5:31

The Audie Awards are an annual award for the best audiobooks in English. There are 30 awards for different categories such as ‘Best Audiobook of the Year’, genre-specific audiobooks etc. This year Best Audiobook of the Year was awarded to Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders. The book is read aloud by 166 narrators and some of them are quite famous! Besides George Saunders (the author), the book is also narrated by Nick Offerman, David Sedaris, Carrie Brownstein, Bill Hader, Julianne Moore and 160 others!

The book had won the 2017 Man Booker Prize and was a bestseller.

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas won two awards this year for Best Female Narrator and Young Adult. The book was the author’s debut novel and a bestseller that won multiple awards. It is narrated by Bahni Turpin.

The other winners are:

AUDIO DRAMA

Brother Francis: The Barefoot Saint of Assisi by Paul McCusker

Read by over 30 actors including Joseph Timms, Owen Teale, and Geoffrey Palmer, published by Augustine Institute

AUTOBIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR

Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen

Narrated by Bruce Springsteen, published by Simon & Schuster Audio

BEST MALE NARRATOR

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

Narrated by Trevor Noah

BUSINESS/PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Peak Performance by Brad Stullberg and Steve Magness

Narrated by Christopher Lane,

EROTICA

Claim & Protect by Rhenna Morgan

Narrated by John Lane

EXCELLENCE IN DESIGN

In Death Limited Collector’s Edition by J.D. Robb

Design by Carissa Dreese

EXCELLENCE IN MARKETING

Transform Your Commute Campaign

Penguin Random House Audio

EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION

Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle and Stephen Fry

Narrated by Stephen Fry

FANTASY
The Strange Case Of The Alchemist’s Daughter
by Theodora Goss

Narrated by Kate Reading

FICTION

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Narrated by Cathleen McCarron

HISTORY/BIOGRAPHY

Loving Vs. Virginia by Patricia Hruby Powell

Narrated by Adenrele Ojo and MacLeod Andrews,

HUMOR

Carpet Diem: Or…How to Save the World by Accident by Justin Lee Anderson

Narrated by by Matthew Lloyd Davies

INSPIRATIONAL/FAITH-BASED FICTION

Catching The Wind by Melanie Dobson

Narrated by Nancy Peterson

INSPIRATIONAL/FAITH-BASED NON-FICTION

Fire Road: The Napalm Girl’s Journey Through the Horrors of War to Faith, Forgiveness, and Peace by Kim Phuc Phan Thi

Narrated by Emily Woo Zeller

LITERARY FICTION & CLASSICS

House Of Names by Colm Toibin

Narrated by Juliet Stevenson

MIDDLE GRADE

See You In The Cosmos by Jack Cheng

Narrated by Kivlighan de Montebello, Brittany Pressley, Michael Crouch, and a full cast

MULTI-VOICED PERFORMANCE

Restart by Gordon Korman

Narrated by Jonathan Todd Ross, Laura Knight Keating, Ramon de Ocampo, Andy Paris, Suzy Jackson, Graham Halstead, and John Kroft,

MYSTERY

The Girl Who Takes An Eye For An Eye by David Lagercrantz

Narrated by Simon Vance

NARRATION BY THE AUTHOR OR AUTHORS

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

Narrated by Neil Gaiman

NON-FICTION

American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West by Nate Blakeslee

Narrated by Mark Bramhall

ORIGINAL WORK

Romeo And Juliet: A Novel by David Hewson

Narrated by by Richard Armitage

PARANORMAL

Curse On The Land: Soulwood, Book 2

by Faith Hunter

Narrated by Khristine Hvam

ROMANCE

The Duchess Deal by Tessa Dare

Narrated by by Mary Jane Wells

SCIENCE FICTION

Provenance by Ann Leckie

Narrated by Adjoa Andoh

SHORT STORIES/COLLECTIONS

The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic by Leigh Bardugo

Narrated by Lauren Fortgang

THRILLER/SUSPENSE

The Fourth Monkey by J.D. Barker

Narrated by Edoardo Ballerini and Graham Winton

YOUNG LISTENERS (UP TO AGE 8)

Trombone Shorty by Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews

Narrated by Dion Graham

Source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/books/features/audie-awards-annouced-one-book-wins-two-prizes/articleshow/64435011.cms

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