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Hachette sweeps spoken word Grammy Awards

Jon Stewart & Julie Andrews make an odd couple anywhere but in audiobooks. The two were honored with 2010 Grammy Awards for their spoken word productions for Hachette Audio.

Congratulations to the entire production teams for the Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Story Telling) Winner The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Presents Earth (The Audiobook) written and read by Jon Stewart (With Samantha Bee, Wyatt Cenac, Jason Jones, John Oliver & Sigourney Weaver) and Best Spoken Word Album For Children Winner Julie Andrews’ Collection Of Poems, Songs, And Lullabies compiled and read by Julie Andrews & Emma Walton Hamilton.

Check the Grammy web site for the complete list of winners in over 100 categories.

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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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