Audie Awards for 2003

The Audio Publishers Association (APA) recognizes excellence in audiobook publishing with the Audie Award announced each June. The awards are given in over twenty categories including fiction, nonfiction, mystery, humor, poetry, self-help, and inspirational.  The winners of the 2002 and 2001 Audie Awards are also available online.

Fiction, Abridged
Jackdaws by Ken Follet, read by Barbara Rosenblat and and Colin Stinton (Penguin Audiobooks)
Fiction, Unabridged
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides, read by Kristoffer Tabori (Audio Renaissance), unabridged CD and eAudiobook
Mystery, Fiction
Jolie Blon’s Bounce by James Lee Burke, read by Will Patton (Simon & Schuster Audio)
Science Fiction
Dune: The Butlerian Jihad by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson, read by Scott Brick (Books on Tape, Inc.)
Inspirational/Faith-Based Fiction
Hidden Victory: A Historical Novel of Jesus by Herbert Francis Smith, S.J., read by Richard Ferrone (Recorded Books, LLC)
Short Stories of W.S. Maugham, Vol. 2 by W.S. Maugham, read by Charlton Griffin (Audio Connoisseur)
Non-Fiction, Abridged
A Beautiful Mind by Sylvia Nasar, read by Edward Herrmann (Simon & Schuster Audio)
Non-Fiction, Unabridged
3000 Degrees: The True Story of a Deadly Fire and the Men Who Fought It by Sean Flynn, read by Richard Rohan (Listen & Live Audio, Inc.)
Lucky Man by Michael J. Fox, read by Michael J. Fox (Simon & Schuster Audio), unabridged CD
Personal Development/Motivational
Anyway: The Paradoxical Commandments by Kent M. Keith, read by Kent M. Keith (Putnam Berkley Audio)
Business Information/Educational
The Art of Profitability by Adrian Slywotzky, read by Scott Mosenson and Jack Ong, with an introduction by Adrian Slywotzky (Time Warner AudioBooks), unabridged CD
Children’s Titles for Ages Up to 8
The Blues of Flats Brown by Walter Dean Myers, read by Charles Turner (Live Oak Media)
Children’s Titles for Ages 8+
Troy by Adéle Geras, read by Miriam Margolyes (Listening Library), unabridged cassette
Conversations with God for Teens by Neale Donald Walsch, read by Neal Donald Walsch, Alanis Morissette, and LeVar Burton with a full cast (Listening Library, an imprint of Random House Audio), unabridged cassette
Things You Shouldn’t Say Past Midnight by Peter Ackerman, read by Jeffrey Donovan, Richard Kind, Clea Lewis, Alan Mandell, Mandy Siegfried, and Joey Slotnik (L.A. Theatre Works), CD
Good Poems selected and introduced by Garrison Keillor, read by Garrison Keillor and other poets (HighBridge), abridged CD
Short Stories/Collections
Classic Women’s Short Stories by Katherine Mansfield, Kate Chopin, and Virginia Woolf, read by Carole Boyd, Liza Ross, and Teresa Gallagher (Naxos AudioBooks, Ltd.)
Original Work
Getting to Know William Shakespeare by Joy Wake, read by Fred Child (Echo Peak Productions), CD
Solo Narration - Male
Tishomingo Blues by Elmore Leonard, read by Frank Muller (Recorded Books, LLC)
Solo Narration - Female
Bronx Primitive: Portraits in a Childhood by Kate Simon, read by Barbara Rosenblat (Jewish Contemporary Classics, Inc.)
Narration - Author or Authors
Fannie Flagg, Standing in the Rainbow (Random House Audio Publishing)
Multi-Voiced Performance
Big Mouth & Ugly Girl by Joyce Carol Oates, read by Hilary Swank and Chad Lowe (HarperCollins Publishers)
Audio Drama
The Guys by Anne Nelson, read by Swoosie Kurtz and Bill Irwin (Random House Audible)
Fiction or Non-Fiction, Licensed or Distributed
Two Plays for Voices by Neil Gaiman, read by Brian Dennehy, Bebe Neuwirth and a full cast (HarperCollins Publishers), unabridged CD
Package Design
John Adams by David McCullough, read by Nelson Runger (Simon & Schuster Audio), unabridged CD
Achievement in Production
The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis, read by a full cast (Focus on the Family), CD