Audie Awards for 2009

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 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, and 2001 Audie Awards are also available online.


Audiobook of the Year
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, read by the author (HarperChildren's Audio) unabridged CD
Distinguished Achievement in Production
Curse of the Blue Tattoo by L.A. Meyer, read by Katherine Kellgren (Listen & Live Audio)
Audiobook Adaptation
English Majors: A Comedy Collection for the Highly Literate by Garrison Keillor, read by Garrison Keillor and cast (HighBridge Audio) unabridged CD
Audio Drama
The Odyssey by Homer, read by Tim McInnerny, Amanda Redman, and a full cast (BBC Audiobooks America) unabridged CD
Biography/Memoir
The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow, read by Erik Singer (Hyperion Audiobooks) unabridged CD
Business/Educational
The Little Red Book of Selling by Jeffrey Gitomer, read by the author (Simon & Schuster Audio) unabridged CD
Children's Titles for Ages Up To 8
James Herriot's Treasury for Children by James Herriot, read by Jim Dale (Macmillan Audio) unabridged CD
Children's Titles For Ages 8-12
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, read by the author (HarperChildren's Audio) unabridged CD
Classic
Great Expectations by Charles Dicken, read by Simon Vance (Tantor Audio) unabridged CD
Fiction (tie)
The Duma Key by Stephen King, read by John Slattery (Simon & Schuster Audio) unabridged CD
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows, read by Paul Boehmer, Susan Duerden, Rosalyn Landor, John Lee, and Juliet Mills (Books on Tape) unabridged CD
History
Gandhi and Churchill by Arthur Herman, read by John Curless (Recorded Books)
Humor
The Learners by Chip Kidd, read by Bronson Pinchot (Blackstone Audio)
Inspirational / Faith-Based Fiction
Prague Counterpoint by Bodie and Brock Thoene, read by Sean Barrett (FamilyAudioLibrary.com)
Inspirational/Faith-Based Non-Fiction
The Word of Promise: Next Generation--New Testament by ICB Translation, read by Sean Astin and cast (Thomas Nelson Inc.)
Literary Fiction
Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis, read by Anthony Heald (Blackstone Audio)
unabridged CD
Multi-Voiced Performance
Mudbound by Hillary Jordan, read by Joey Collins, Peter Jay Fernandez, Kate Forbes, Ezra Knight, Brenda Pressley, and Tom Stechschulte (Recorded Books)
Mystery
Voice of the Violin by Andrea Camilleri, read by Grover Gardner (Blackstone Audio)
unabridged CD
Narration by the Author or Authors
When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris, read by the author (Hachette Audio) unabridged CD and eAudiobook
Non-Fiction
Hot, Flat, and Crowded by Thomas Friedman, read by Oliver Wyman (Macmillan Audio) unabridged CD
Original Work
Louis Vuitton Soundwalk: Beijing by Stephan Crasneanscki, read by Gong Li (Louis Vuitton/Soundwalk)
Package Design
The Founding Fathers by Arthur M. Schlesinger (Macmillan Audio) unabridged CD
Personal Development
You, Staying Young by Michael F. Roizen, M.D., and Mehmet C. Oz, M.D., read by Johnny Heller (Recorded Books) unabridged CD
Politics - Judges' Award
Hot, Flat, and Crowded by Thomas Friedman, read by Oliver Wyman (Macmillan Audio) unabridged CD
Romance
The Dark Highlander by Karen Marie Moning, read by Phil Gigante (Brilliance Audio) unabridged CD
Science Fiction/Fantasy
Calculating God by Robert J. Sawyer, read by Jonathan Davis (Audible)
Short Stories/Collections
Armageddon in Retrospect by Kurt Vonnegut, read by Rip Torn and Mark Vonnegut (Penguin Audio) unabridged CD
Solo Narration - Female
Curse of the Blue Tattoo by L.A. Meyer, read by Katherine Kellgren (Listen & Live Audio)
Solo Narration - Male
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, read by John Lee (Blackstone Audio) unabridged CD
Spanish Language
Por Un Dia Mas by Mitch Albom, read by Jose Manuel Vieira (FonoLibro)
Teens
Curse of the Blue Tattoo by L.A. Meyer, read by Katherine Kellgren (Listen & Live Audio)
Thriller/Suspense
Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith, read by Dennis Boutsikaris (Hachette Audio) unabridged CD