The Audie Awards

The Audie Awards are sponsored by the Audio Publishers Association (APA), a not-for-profit trade organization consisting of over 200 member companies including publishers, retailers, distributors, and suppliers along with other industries related to the production, promotion, and sale of audiobooks.

The Audie Awards


Fiction, Abridged
By Russell Banks, Read by George DelHoyo
(Audio Literature)

Fiction, Unabridged
A Widow for One Year
By John Irving, Read by George Guidall
(Random House AudioBooks)

Mystery, Fiction
The Third Man
By Graham Greene, Read by Martin Jarvis
(The Audio Partners Publishing Corp.)

The Grapes of Wrath
By John Steinbeck, Read by Dylan Baker
(Penguin Audiobooks)

Non-Fiction, Abridged
The Professor & The Madman
By Simon Winchester, Read by Simon Jones
(Harper Audio)

Non-fiction, Unabridged
Full Circle
By Michael Palin, Read by the author
(Chivers North America)

Personal Development
The Energy of Money
By Maria Nemeth, Ph.D., Read by the author
(Sounds True)

Business Information
Entrepreneur November 1998
By Rieva Lesonsky, Elaine Fioreillo, Brian Ruberry, Cassandra Cavanah, Danielle Kennedy, Jay Conrad Levinson, Mark Henricks, and Jacquelynn Lynn, Read by Petrea Burchard, Milton Lawrence, John Matthew, Jim Rondeau, and Allison Strong
(DriveTimes Inc.)

Sales Closing for Dummies
By Tom Hopkins, Read by the author
(Harper Audio)

French in a Box
By Donald S. Rivera, Read by the author
(Penton Overseas, Inc.)

Lily's Crossing
By Patricia Reilly Giff, Read by Mia Dillon
(Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing)

Still Me
By Christopher Reeve, Read by the author
(Random House AudioBooks)

Ranting Again
By Dennis Miller, Read by the author
(Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing)

A Night Without Armor
By Jewel, Read by the author
(Harper Audio)

Original Work
Creepers: Haunted Cattle Drive
By Connie Kingrey, Performed by Gerald Drake, James Ahrens, Jonathan Poland, Jackie Perlman, and Kevin Fitzgerald
(K-tel International (USA), Inc.)

You're Not Alone:
Conversations with Breast Cancer Survivors and Those Who Love Them

By Edward Janus, interviews with breast cancer survivors, their partners, and children,
Hosted by Karen Reichart
(Voice Arts Publishing Company)

Solo Narration - Male
City of Darkness
By Ben Bova, Read by Harlan Ellison
(Dove Audio, an imprint of NewStar Publishing)

Solo Narration - Female
Oliver Twist
By Charles Dickens, Read by Miriam Margolyes
(The Audio Partners Publishing Corp.)

Solo Narration - Author or Authors
Still Me
By Christopher Reeve, Read by the author
(Random House AudioBooks)

Multi-Voiced Narration
The Complete Bible, Old Testament
Read by Stephanie Beacham, Theodore Bikel, Roscoe Lee Browne, Christopher Cazenove, Stephen Collins, Julie Harris, Edward Herrmann, Juliet Mills, Roger Rees, John Rubinstein, David Warner, Alfre Woodard, and Michael York
(Dove Audio, an imprint of NewStar Publishing)

Multi-Voiced Presentation
Titanic Disaster
By Tom Kuntz, Read by David Ackroyd, Susan Anspach, David Birney, Roscoe Lee Browne, Richard Cox, Harlan Ellison, Richard Gilliland, Mona Golabek, Michael Gross, Patrick Macnee, Gordon Thomson, William Windom, Michael York and others
(Dove Audio, an imprint of NewStar Publishing)

Theatrical Productions
The Road to Mecca
By Athol Fugard, Performed by Julie Harris, Amy Irving, and Harris Yulin
(L.A. Theatre Works)

Audiobook Adapted from Another Medium
Second Thoughts
By Mort Crim, Read by the author
(Health Communications, Inc.)

Package Design
Cold Mountain
By Charles Frazier, Read by the author
(Random House AudioBooks)

Excellence in Innovation
Sounds Like Murder
(Random House AudioBooks)

Best New Publisher
Journey Through Pet Loss
By Deborah Antinori, MA, RDT, NCC, NBCCH, Read by the author
(YokoSpirit Publications)


Fiction, Abridged:
God's Little Acre by Erskine Caldwell read by Burt Reynolds (Dove Audio)

Fiction, Unabridged:
The Breaker, by Kit Denton, read by Terence Donovan (Bolinda Audio Books)

Mystery (Fiction):
Vintage Crime Stories, by Ruth Rendell, Frances Hegarty, E.W. Homung, Graham Greene, Margery Allingham, and Charles Dickens Read by Patrick Malahide (Tangled Web Audio)

Nonfiction, Abridged:
Women in the Material World, by Faith D'Aluisio and Peter Menzel Read by CCH Pounder, Greg Daniel, Amy Hill, Stephen O'Hara, Maggie Palomo, and Esther Scott (Audio Literature)

Nonfiction, Unabridged:
James Herriot's Animal Stories, by James Herriot, read by Christopher Timothy (Audio Renaissance Tapes)

Personal Development (Self-Help):
The Rest of Us, by Jacquelyn Mitchard, read by the author (Penguin Audiobooks)

Pour Your Heart Into It, by Howard Schultz and Dori Jones Yang, read by Eric Conger (Highbridge Company)

Stokes Field Guide to Bird Songs, by Lang Elliot with Donald and Lillian Stokes, read by the authors (Time Warner AudioBooks)

Package Design:
Lolita, by Vladimir Nabokov, read by Jeremy Irons (Random House AudioBooks)

Original Work:
Diana: A Tribute, produced by the BBC (Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio)

Solo Narration--Male:
American Pastoral, by Philip Roth, read by Ron Silver (Dove Audio)

Solo Narration--Female:
Land Girls, by Angela Huth, read by Carole Boyd (Isis Publishing)

Solo Narration By The Author:
Sula, by Toni Morrison, read by the author (Random House AudioBooks)

Multi-Voiced Narration:
Lewis & Clark, by Dayton Duncan Read by Ken Burns, Adam Arkin, Donovan Sylvest, David Magee, and Jason Culp (Random House AudioBooks)

The Poetry of the Romantics, by John Keats, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Lord Byron, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and William Blake Read by Joan Allen, Christopher Cazenove, Julie Christie, Stephen Fry, Jill Eikenberry, Glenda Jackson, Jude Law, Bill Pullman, Roger Rees, Burt Reynolds, Michael Tucker, Blair Underwood, and Orson Welles (Dove Audio)

Children's Production:
Redwall - Book One: The Wall, by Brian Jacques, read by the author (Listening Library, Inc.)

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, by Douglas Adams, read by the author (Dove Audio)

Just As I Am, by Billy Graham, read by Cliff Barrows (Harper Audio)

Children's Title:
Redwall - Complete Set, by Brian Jacques, read by the author (Listening Library, Inc.)

The Spirit Level, by Seamus Heaney, read by the author (Penguin Audiobooks)

Audiobook Adapted from Another Medium:
Sleeping Beauty, by Ross Macdonald Read by Haskell Anderson, Ed Asner, Bill Atherton, Graham Beckel, Veronica Cartwright, Dennis Christopher, Jeff Corey, J.D. Cullum, Bruce Davidson, Jacqueline Des Lauriers, Christine Ebersole, Pierre Epstein, Penny Fuller, Robin Gammell, Charles Hallahan, Matt Holzman, Stacy Keach, Shirley Knight, Richard Libertini, Audra Lindley, Nan Martin, Richard Masur, Marian Mercer, Claudette Nevins, Warren Olney, Christina Pickles, Mary Kay Place, John Randolph, Pamela Reed, Andy Robinson, Jennifer Salt, Joyce Van Patten, Harris Yulin, Linda Zechowy, and Anthony Zerbe (The Audio Partners)

Multi-Voiced Presentation:
Women in the Material World, by Faith D'Aluisio and Peter Menzel Read by CCH Pounder, Greg Daniel, Amy Hill, Stephen O'Hara, Maggie Palomo, and Esther Scott (Audio Literature)

New Publisher:
Selling Power Live!, by Laura Day, Nido Qubein, Tom Hopkins, Jose Suquet, and Art Sobczak, read by the authors (Personal Selling Power Inc.)


Fiction, Abridged :
Honky Tonk Kat by Karen Kijewski, read by Harley Jane Kozak (Soundlines Entertainment)

Fiction, Unabridged:
The Green Mile by Stephen King, read by Frank Muller (Penguin Audiobooks)

Nonfiction, Abridged:
Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt, read by the author (Simon & Schuster Audio)

Nonfiction, Unabridged:
Genesis, read by Bill Moyers (Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio)

Personal Development (Self-Help):
101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions by Ron Fry, read by the author (HighBridge Audio)

The Art of War by Sun Tzu, Adapted and Introduced by Stephan Rudnicki, read by Ron Silver & B.D. Wong (Dove Audio)

Word by Word by Anne Lamott, read by the author (Writer's AudioShop)

Package Design:
The Odyssey by Homer, Translated by Robert Fagles, read by Ian McKellen (Penguin Audiobooks)

Original Work:
Zeus: A Thunderbolt From the Sky by Julie Fenster, read by Stan Winiarski (B & B Audio)

Solo Narration:
The Odyssey by Homer, read by Ian McKellen (Penguin Audiobooks)

Multi-Voiced Narration:
Grow Old Along With Me The Best Is Yet To Be Edited by Sandra Haldeman Martz, read by Ed Asner, Ellen Burstyn, C.C.H. Pounder & Alfre Woodard (Audio Literature)

Return of the Jedi, read by Anthony Daniels, John Lithgow, Ed Asner, and a full cast (HighBridge Audio)

Children's Production:
Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen Cushman, read by Kate Maberly (Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio)

Calvin Trillin, Piece by Piece by Calvin Trillin, read by the author (HighBridge Audio)

The Christmas Tree by Julie Salamon, read by David Birney (Random House Audio Publishing)

Children's Title:
Babe (The Sheep Pig) by Dick King-Smith, read by Stephen Thorne (HighBridge Audio)

Children's Title, Mixed Media:
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by the Brothers Grimm, retold by Richard Hack, read by Sharon Stone (Dove Audio)

Audiobook Adapted from Another Medium:
The Nixon-Kennedy Debates, read by Sander Vanocur (The Publishing Mills)

New Publisher:
That Eye The Sky by Tim Winton, read by Stig Wemyss (Bolinda Audio Books)