2015 Audie Award Winners Announced

The Audie Award winners were announced last evening at a Gala in New York, hosted by Jack Gantos. Selected by the Audio Publishers Association, the Audie Awards celebrate the best in recorded literature. Click here to revisit Mary Burkey’s post on the finalists or visit http://www.theaudies.com/ to learn more about the awards. The winning titles are below, with Booklist reviews linked when available.

 

Mandela An Audio HistoryAudiobook of the Year

Mandela: An Audio History, by Radio Diaries; narrated by Desmond Tutu, Nelson Mandela, and Joe Richman. HighBridge.

Distinguished Achievement in Production

The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman. Read by Derek Jacobi, Neil Gaiman, and others. HarperAudio.

Audio Drama

The Hound of the Baskervilles, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Geoffrey Arend, Wilson Bethel, and others. L.A. Theatre Works.

Autobiography/Memoir

Not My Father’s Son, by Alan Cumming. Read by Alan Cumming. HarperAudio.

Business/Educational

A More Beautiful Question, by Warren Berger. Read by Michael Quinlan. Audible, Inc.

Children’s Titles for Ages 8-12

The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman. Read by Derek Jacobi, Neil Gaiman, and others. HarperAudio.

Children’s Titles for Ages up to 8

H.O.R.S.E., by Christopher Myers. Read by Christopher Myers and Dion Graham. Live Oak Media.

A More Beautiful QuestionClassic

The New York Stories, by John O’Hara. Read by E.L. Doctorow, Becky Ann Baker, and others. Penguin Random House Audio.

Erotica

Alpha, by Jasinda Wilder. Read by Summer Roberts and Tyler Donne. ACX/Seth Clarke.

Fantasy

Words of Radiance, by Brandon Sanderson. Read by Kate Reading and Michael Kramer. Macmillan Audio.

 Fiction

All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr. Read by Zach Appelman. Simon & Schuster.

History/Biography

The Bully Pulpit, by Doris Kearns Goodwin. Read by Edward Herrmann. Simon & Schuster.

Humor

Yes Please, by Amy Poehler. Read by Amy Poehler, Carol Burnett, and others. HarperAudio.

Inspirational/Faith-Based Fiction

The Auschwitz Escape, by Joel C. Rosenberg. Read by Christopher Lane. Brilliance Publishing.

Inspirational/Faith-Based Non-Fiction

Before Amen, by Max Lucado. Read by Ben Holland. Thomas Nelson.

New Graveyard audiobookJudges’ Award: Science & Technology

The Second Machine Age, by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee. Read by Jeff Cummings. Brilliance Publishing.

Literary Fiction

Euphoria, by Lily King. Read by Simon Vance and Xe Sands. Blackstone Audio Inc.

Multi-Voiced Performance

The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman. Read by Derek Jacobi, Neil Gaiman, and others. HarperAudio.

Mystery

The Silkworm, by Robert Galbraith. Read by Robert Glenister. Hachette Audio.

Narration by the Author or Authors

Not My Father’s Son, written and read by Alan Cumming. HarperAudio.

Non-fiction

Furious Cool, by David Henry and Joe Henry. Read by Dion Graham. Tantor Media.

Original Work

Mandela: An Audio History, by Radio Diaries; narrated by Desmond Tutu, Nelson Mandela, and Joe Richman. HighBridge.

Package Design

Light at the End, by Nicholas Briggs. Package Design by Alex Mallinson. Big Finish Productions.

The Girl with All The GiftsParanormal

The Girl with All the Gifts, by M.R. Carey. Read by Finty Williams. Hachette Audio.

Personal Development

What I Know For Sure, by Oprah Winfrey. Read by Oprah Winfrey. Macmillan Audio.

Romance

The Bridges of Madison County, by Robert James Waller. Read by Kelli O’Hara and Steven Pasquale. Hachette Audio.

Science Fiction

The Martian, by Andy Weir. Read by R.C. Bray. Podium Publishing.

Short Stories/Collections

The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher, by Hilary Mantel. Read by Jane Carr. Macmillan Audio.

Solo Narration — Female

Yellow Crocus, by Laila Ibrahim. Read by Bahni Turpin. Brilliance Publishing.

Solo Narration — Male

The Hero’s Guide to Being an Outlaw, by Christopher Healy. Read by Bronson Pinchot. HarperAudio.

Teens

Egg & Spoon, by Gregory Maguire. Read by Michael Page. Brilliance Publishing.

Thriller/Suspense

Those Who Wish Me Dead, by Michael Koryta. Read by Robert Petkoff. Hachette Audio.

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