Listen Up Awards for 2012

Listen Up Awards are selected each January by the audio editors of Publishers Weekly. A list of winners in all categories of the 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, and 2001 Listen Up Awards is available.

Audio Book of the Year Read by the Author
Fiction Full Cast Production
Nonfiction Audio Book Reader of the Year
Classics  

Audio Book of the Year

Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child by Bob Spitz, read by Kimberly Farr (Random House Audio), unabridged CD

The Folded Earth by Anuradha Roy, read by Sneha Mathan (Dreamscape Media), unabridged CD

A Hundred Flowers by Gail Tsukiyama, read by Simon Vance (Macmillan Audio), unabridged CD and eAudiobook

The Leftovers by Tom Perotta, read by Dennis Boutsikaris (Macmillan Audio), unabridged CD

Miles: The Autobiography by Miles Davis with Quincy Troupe, read by Dion Graham (AudioGO), unabridged CD

Shine Shine Shine by Lydia Netzer, read by Joshilyn Jackson (Macmillan Audio), unabridged CD and eAudiobook

This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Díaz, read by the author (Penguin Audio), unabridged CD

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Fiction

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon, read by David Colacci (Brilliance Audio), unabridged CD

Blind Goddess by Anne Holt, read by Kate Reading (Blackstone Audio), eAudiobook

The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling, read by Tom Hollander (Hachette Audio), unabridged CD

The Folded Earth by Anuradha Roy, read by Sneha Mathan (Dreamscape Media), unabridged CD

Goats by Mark Jude Poirier, read by Ray Porter (Dreamscape Media), unabridged CD

Hologram for the King by Dave Eggers, read by Dion Graham (Recorded Books), unabridged CD and MP3

A Hundred Flowers by Gail Tsukiyama, read by Simon Vance ((Macmillan Audio), unabridged CD and eAudiobook

Pocket Kings by Ted Heller, read by William Roberts (HighBridge Audio), unabridged CD

Selected Shorts: Poe! by Edgar Allan Poe, read by multiple narrators (Symphony Space), unabridged CD

Shine Shine Shine by Lydia Netzer, read by Joshilyn Jackson (Macmillan Audio), unabridged CD and eAudiobook

Silent House by Orhan Pamuk, read by Robert Finn (Random House Audio), unabridged CD

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Nonfiction

American Desperado: My Life--From Mafia Soldier to Cocaine Cowboy to Secret Government Asset by Jon Roberts and Evan Wright, read by Mark Bramhall and multiple narrators (Random House Audio)), unabridged CD

American Sniper by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice, read by John Pruden (HarperAudio), unabridged CD

Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World by H.H. the Dalai Lama, read by Martin Sheen (Brilliance Audio), unabridged CD

Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child by Bob Spitz, read by Kimberly Farr (Random House Audio), unabridged CD

Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies by Ben Macintyre, read by John Lee (Random House Audio), unabridged CD and eAudiobook

From Pearl Harbor to Calvary: The Story of the Lead Pilot of the Pearl Harbor Attack and His Conversion to Christianity by Mitsuo Fuchida, read by Karl Choi (christianaudio), unabridged CD

Fully Alive: Lighten Up and Live--A Journey That Will Change Your Life by Ken Davis, read by the author (Oasis Audio)

Joseph Anton: A Memoir by Salman Rushdie, read by Sam Dastor (Random House Audio), unabridged CD

The Man Who Changed the Way We Eat: Craig Claiborne and the American Food Renaissance by Thomas McNamee, read by Dick Hill (Tantor Media), unabridged CD

Miles: The Autobiography by Miles Davis with Quincy Troupe, read by Dion Graham (AudioGO), unabridged CD

Superman Versus the Ku Klux Klan by Rick Bowers, read by Johnny Heller (Recorded Books), eAudiobook

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Classics

Farewell Waltz by Milan Kundera, read by Richmond Hoxie (HarperAudio)

Flush by Virginia Woolf, read by Eileen Atkins (AudioGO), unabridged CD

Macbeth by William Shakespeare, read by Alan Cumming (Simon & Schuster Audio), unabridged CD

The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens, read by David Timson (Naxos AudioBooks)

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre, read by Michael Jayston (Penguin Audio)

Wessex Tales by Thomas Hardy, read by Neville Jason (Naxos AudioBooks), unabridged CD

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Read by the Author

The Cat's Table by Michael Ondaatje (Random House Audio), unabridged CD

Dan Gets a Minivan: Life at the Intersection of Dude and Dad by Dan Zevin (AudioGO), unabridged CD

I Hate Everyone ... Starting with Me by Joan Rivers (Penguin Audio), unabridged CD

Kicking and Dreaming: A Story of Heart, Soul, and Rock and Roll by Ann Wilson and Nancy Wilson (Harper-Audio)

Rather Outspoken: My Life in the News by Dan Rather (Hachette Audio), unabridged CD

This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz (Penguin Audio), unabridged CD

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Full Cast Production

8 by Dustin Lance Black (L.A. Theatre Works), eAudiobook

Dreadtime Stories: Volume 1: From Fangoria, America's #1 Source for Horror! (AudioGO), unabridged CD

Jeeves & Wooster: The Collected Radio Dramas by P.G. Wodehouse (AudioGO), unabridged CD

Macbeth by William Shakespeare (L.A. Theatre Works), unabridged CD

Sparkling Cyanide by Agatha Christie (AudioGO), unabridged CD

Trouble on His Wings by L. Ron Hubbard (Galaxy Audio), unabridged CD

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Audio Book Reader of the Year

Hope Davis for A Wrinkle in Time (Listening Library), unabridged CD

Dion Graham for Miles: The Autobiography (AudioGO), unabridged CD and Hologram for the King (Recorded Books) , unabridged CD and MP3

Dick Hill for The Man Who Changed the Way We Eat: Craig Claiborne and the American Food Renaissance (Tantor Media), unabridged CD

Joshilyn Jackson for Shine Shine Shine (Macmillan Audio), unabridged CD and eAudiobook

David Timson for The Pickwick Papers Naxos AudioBooks()

Simon Vance for A Hundred Flowers (Macmillan Audio), unabridged CD and eAudiobook

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