Listen Up Awards for 2001

Listen Up Awards are selected by the audio editors of Publishers Weekly as a way to acknowledge excellence in a creative industry. Categories include fiction, nonfiction, mystery, biography, humor, and religion.


Fiction

Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernieres, read by Stephen Lang (Random)
Soon to Be a Major Motion Picture by Warren Dunford, read by Mitchell Anderson (Fluid Works)
Carter Beats the Devil by Glen David Gold, read by Stanley Tucci (Harper Audio)
Dreamcatcher by Stephen King, read by Jeffrey DeMunn (Simon & Schuster Audio), unabridged CD
Chosen Prey by John Sandford, read by Eric Conger (Putnam)

Nonfiction

Proving Ground by G. Bruce Knecht, read by Stanley Tucci (Time Warner Audio)
Climb: Stories of Survival from Rock, Snow and Ice edited by Clint Willis, read by various narrators (Listen & Live Audio)

Mystery

Funeral in Blue by Anne Perry, read by David Colacci (Brilliance Audio), unabridged CD

Narration (Female)

Stolen Lives: Twenty Years in a Desert Jail by Malika Oufkir and Michele Fitoussi, read by Edita Brychta (Hyperion Audiobooks)
Fatal Voyage by Kathy Reichs, read by Katherine Borowitz (Simon & Schuster Audio)

Narration (Male)

I Thought My Father Was God: And Other True Tales from NPR's National Story Project edited by Paul Auster, read by the editor (Harper Audio)
French Lessons: Adventures with Knife, Fork, and Corkscrew by Peter Mayle, read by Simon Jones (Random), unabridged CD

Author Reading

Paris to the Moon by Adam Gopnik (HighBridge), unabridged CD
The Map That Changed the World by Simon Winchester (HarperCollins), unabridged CD

Dramatization/Live Reading

The Rainmaker by N. Richard Nash, read by a full cast (L.A. Theatre Works)
Texas Bound IV: More Stories by Texas Writers by various authors, read by various readers, (Southern Methodist University)

Biography/Memoir

Ava's Man by Rick Bragg, read by the author (Random)
Call Me Crazy: A Memoir by Anne Heche, read by the author (Simon & Schuster Audio)

Humor

Definitely Above Average by Garrison Keillor, read by the author and other performers (HighBridge)

Religion/Spirituality

Mending Your Heart in a Broken World: Finding Comfort in the Scriptures by Patsy Clairmont, read by the author (Time Warner Audio Books)

Self-Help

The Surrendered Wife: A Practical Guide for Finding Intimacy, Passion and Peace with Your Man by Laura Doyle, read by the author (Simon & Schuster Audio)