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Spoken Word Grammy Winners

Michael J Fox & Buck Howdy took home the audiobook gold at the 2010 Grammy Awards last night. Here’s the complete list of winners and nominees, noting the title, narrator, and publisher.

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Spoken Word for Adults:

Always Looking Up
Michael J. Fox
[Hyperion Audio]


Jonathan Winters – A Very Special Time
Jonathan Winters (Music By Verne Langdon & Skip Edwards)
[Dejavu Record Company/The Orchard]

The Lincoln-Douglas Debates
Richard Dreyfuss & David Strathairn
[BBC Audiobooks America]

The Maltese Falcon (Dashiell Hammett)
Various Artists Including Michael Madsen, Sandra Oh, Edward Herrmann & OthersYuri Rasovsky & Josh Stanton, producers
[Blackstone Audio Inc.]

We Can Have Peace In The Holy Land
Jimmy Carter
[Simon & Schuster Audio]

Wishful Drinking
Carrie Fisher
[Simon & Schuster Audio]

Spoken Word for Children:

Aaaaah! Spooky, Scary Stories & Songs
Buck Howdy
[Prairie Dog Entertainment]

Captain Nobody
Dean Pitchford
[Random House Audio/Listening Library]

Nelson Mandela’s Favorite African Folktales
(Various Artists including Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johannson, Helen Mirren, Forest Whitaker & others)
Sharon Gelman, Michele McGonigle & Alfre Woodard, producers
[Hachette Audio]

The Phantom Tollbooth
David Hyde Pierce
[Harper Children’s Audio]

Ed Asner
[Random House Audio/Listening Library]

Through The Looking-Glass And What Alice Found There
Harlan Ellison
[Blackstone Audio Inc.]



About the Author:

Mary Burkey is an independent library consultant in Columbus (OH). An enthusiastic audiophile, she has served on all four of ALA's audiobook award committees as well as the Audies. In addition to writing the "Voices in My Head" column for Booklist, she is the author of Audiobooks for Youth: A Practical Guide to Sound Literature (ALA, 2013). Follow her on Twitter at @mburkey.

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