Ten Penguin Random House nominations at the Audie Awards
Last week the American Audio Publishers Association announced their list of nominees for their prestigious annual Audie Awards. Often referred to as the Oscars of the audiobook world, the awards recognise distinction in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment.
Penguin Random House Audio have received a total of ten nominations across six different categories, with two recordings being produced and recorded here in the UK – The Tale of Kitty In Boots narrated by Helen Mirren and Sleeping Giants narrated by a full cast.
The complete Penguin Random House nominations are as follows:
When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi; Foreword by Abraham Verghese, narrated by Sunil Malhotra and Cassandra Campbell
Literary Fiction & Classics
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi, narrated by Dominic Hoffman
Adnan’s Story written and narrated by Rabia Chaudry
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond, narrated by Dion Graham
The Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee, narrated by Dennis Boutsikaris
Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel, narrated by a full cast
Star Wars: The Force Awakens by Alan Dean Foster, narrated by Marc Thompson
Home by Harlan Coben, narrated by Steven Weber
Cross Justice by James Patterson, narrated by Ruben Santiago Hudson and Jefferson Mays
Young Listeners (up to age 8)
The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots by Beatrix Potter, narrated by Helen Mirren