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Audies Award Finalists and Winners


The Audie Awards recognizes distinction in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment sponsored by the Audio Publishers Association (APA). 2015 is the 20th year of annual Audies Awards. Finalists are announced in 28 categories. 


Explore the 2015 Audie Award Finalists with sound clips and reviews in all categories below. 

Humor

YES PLEASE

WINNER
YES PLEASE

Amy Poehler, Read by Amy Poehler, Carol Burnett, Seth Meyers, Mike Schur, Eileen Poehler, William Poehler, Patrick Stewart, Kathleen Turner

Actress and comedian Amy Poehler’s memoir is full of charm and life lessons, but what’s REALLY fun... Read More

Inspirational/Faith-Based Fiction

THE AUSCHWITZ ESCAPE

WINNER
THE AUSCHWITZ ESCAPE

Joel C. Rosenberg, Read by Christopher Lane

Narrator Christopher Lane doesn't need to add dramatic effect to this harrowing story of escape from... Read More

Inspirational/Faith-Based Non-Fiction

BEFORE AMEN

WINNER
BEFORE AMEN

Max Lucado, Read by Ben Holland

2015 Audies Winner. Review pending.

Judges Award: Science & Technology

THE SECOND MACHINE AGE

WINNER
THE SECOND MACHINE AGE

Erik Brynjolfsson, Andrew McAfee, Read by Jeff Cummings

Narrator Jeff Cummings walks a line between dramatic narration and animated lecturing as he guides... Read More

Literary Fiction

EUPHORIA

WINNER
EUPHORIA

Lily King, Read by Simon Vance, Xe Sands

In a perfect marriage of words and voice, narrators Simon Vance and Xe Sands join author Lily King... Read More

Multi-Voiced Performance

THE GRAVEYARD BOOK

WINNER
THE GRAVEYARD BOOK

Neil Gaiman, Read by Derek Jacobi, Robert Madge, Clare Corbett, Miriam Margolyes, Andrew Scott, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Emilia Fox, Reece Shearsmith, Lenny Henry, Neil Gaiman, and an Ensemble Cast

Neil Gaiman fans, rejoice! There are now TWO wonderful versions of THE GRAVEYARD BOOK to listen to.... Read More

Mystery

THE SILKWORM

WINNER
THE SILKWORM

Robert Galbraith, Read by Robert Glenister

This is a wonderful listen! Once again, talented narrator Robert Glenister brings detective Cormoran... Read More

Narration by the Author or Authors

NOT MY FATHER'S SON

WINNER
NOT MY FATHER'S SON

Alan Cumming, Read by Alan Cumming

Celebrated actor Alan Cumming is best known for his lilting Scottish accent and his well-trained... Read More

Non-Fiction

FURIOUS COOL

WINNER
FURIOUS COOL

David Henry, Joe Henry, Read by Dion Graham

Comedian Richard Pryor was as screwed up as he was gifted, or perhaps his immense talent was born of... Read More

Original Work

MANDELA: AN AUDIO HISTORY

WINNER
MANDELA: AN AUDIO HISTORY

Radio Diaries, Read by Desmond Tutu, Nelson Mandela, Joe Richman

This remarkable audio history begins with Nelson Mandela's voice proclaiming on a crackly recording... Read More

Package Design

THE LIGHT AT THE END

WINNER
THE LIGHT AT THE END

Nicholas Briggs, Read by Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, and a Full Cast

2015 Audies Winner. Review pending.

Paranormal

THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS

WINNER
THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS

M.R. Carey, Read by Finty Williams

Narrator Finty Williams wisely sidesteps the sensationalistic tone that would be easy to bring to... Read More

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