Audie Awards for 2004

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 2003, 2002, and 2001 Audie Awards are also available online.


Audiobook of the Year
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling, read by Jim Dale (Listening Library), unabridged CD
Fiction, Abridged
Brick Lane by Monica Ali, read by Elizabeth Sastre (HighBridge Audio), abridged CD
Fiction, Unabridged
All Over Creation by Ruth Ozeki, read by Anna Fields (Blackstone Audiobooks), unabridged CD
Mystery (Fiction)
Lost Light by Michael Connelly, read by Len Cariou (Time Warner AudioBooks), unabridged CD
Classic
East of Eden by John Steinbeck, read by Richard Poe (Recorded Books, LLC), unabridged CD
Non-Fiction, Abridged
The Opposite of Fate: A Book of Musings by Amy Tan, read by Amy Tan (Brilliance Audio), abridged CD
Non-Fiction, Unabridged
Charlie Wilson’s War by George Crile, read by Christopher Lane (Blackstone Audiobooks), unabridged CD
Personal Development/Motivational
The Ultimate Weight Solution: 7 Keys to Weight Loss Freedom by Dr. Phil McGraw, read by Dr. Phil McGraw (Simon & Schuster Audio), abridged CD
Biography/Memoir
The Nazi Officer’s Wife by Edith Hahn Beer with Susan Sworkin, read by Barbara Rosenblat (Jewish Contemporary Classics, Inc.)
Business Information/Educational
Use What You’ve Got & Other Business Lesson I Learned from My Mom by Barbara Corcoran and Bruce Littlefield, read by Barbara Corcoran (Listen & Live Audio, Inc.), abridged CD
Children’s Titles for Ages Up to 8
Chato and the Party Animals by Gary Soto, read by Luis Guzman (Weston Woods Studios)
Children’s Titles for Ages 8+
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling, read by Jim Dale (Listening Library), unabridged CD and eAudiobook
Science Fiction
Monstrous Regiment by Terry Pratchett, read by Stephen Briggs (Harper Audio)
Inspirational/Spiritual
The Lakota Way: Native American Wisdom on Ethics & Character by Joseph M. Marshall, III, read by Joseph M. Marshall, III (Makoche), unabridged CD
Inspirational/Faith-Based Fiction
Treasure of Stonewycke by Michael Phillips and Judith Pella, read by Davina Porter (Recorded Books, LLC)
Humor
David Sedaris Live at Carnegie Hall live performance by David Sedaris (Time Warner AudioBooks), unabridged CD
Short Stories/Collections
Home on the Prairie by Garrison Keillor, read by Garrison Keillor, et al (HighBridge Audio), unabridged CD
Original Work
The Bronx Soundwalk by Soundwalk, read by Tony Morante, BG18 aka Sotero Ortiz and The Original Jazzy Jay (Oversampling, Inc.)
Solo-Narration – Male
Last Car to Elysian Fields by James Lee Burke, read by Will Patton (Simon & Schuster Audio)
Solo-Narration - Female
The Nazi Officer’s Wife by Edith Hahn Beer with Susan Dworkin, read by Barbara Rosenblat (Jewish Contemporary Classics, Inc.)
Narration by Author or Authors
Naked in Baghdad by Anne Garrels, read by Anne Garrels and Vint Lawrence (Audio Renaissance; A division of Holtzbrinck Publishers, LLC), unabridged CD
Audio Drama
The Complete Arkangel Shakespeare by William Shakespeare, read by a cast of nearly 400 top Shakespearean actors, including Eileen Atkins, Joseph Fiennes, Sir John Gielgud, Ciaran Hinds, Alan Howard, Jan Lapotaire, Amanda Root, David Tennant, and Timothy West (The Audio Partners Publishing Corp.)
Multi-Voiced Performance
Ghost Riders by Sharyn McCrumb, read by Dick Hill and Susie Breck (Brilliance Audio),
Audiobook Adapted From Another Medium
The Killing Tale by W. A. Frankonis, read by read by John Romeo, Mary Jane Hansen, Joel Aroeste, Joe McCormack, Robert Dalton, John McGuire, David Bunce, Carole Edie Smith, Sean Mack, Brendan McDermott, Kathryn Lange, Alain Ackerman, Ron Komora and Sara Leeseman (Family Classics/NYS Theatre Institute)
Package Design
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling, read by Jim Dale (Listening Library), unabridged CD and eAudiobook
Achievement in Production
The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis, read by Full Cast (Focus on the Family), CD