Listen Up Awards for 2008

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.  The awards are announced in January.  Winners in all categories of the 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, and 2001 Listen Up Awards are available online.

Four Best Audios of 2008

The Chopin Manuscript by Jeffery Deaver and others, read by Alfred Molina (Brilliance), unabridged CD and eAudiobook

Lush Life by Richard Price, read by Bobby Cannavale (Macmillan), unabridged CD and eAudiobook

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski, read by Richard Poe (Recorded Books), unabridged CD

When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris, read by the author (Hachette), unabridged CD and eAudiobook