Awards & Recognition Music, Thrills, Comedy, and…Caffeine top Booklist Editors’ Choice Audiobooks 2018: LISTEN NOW

The editors have spoken…and we know you’ll want to listen! These six picks from the Booklist Editors’ Choice: Adult Audio list are phenomenal productions of some of the past year’s most celebrated fiction and non-fiction bestsellers. Read on to find out more about these recommended reads that listeners will be looking for at your library. Or click here to see Booklist‘s full “Audio for Adults” list.

Always Look on the Bright Side of Life
Author: Eric Idle
Read by: Eric Idle
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“The British comedian looks back with (mostly) love at his life and career, engaging listeners as he voices famous Python characters. A must for comedy fans.”—Booklist
Beastie Boys Book
Author: Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz
Read By: Various, Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz
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“It’s a party, a history, a backstage/backseat/basement eavesdrop, and an elegy. Music punctuates the recording with more than 40 voices, mimicking a ‘fly on the wall’ party vibe.”—Booklist
Believe Me
Author: JP Delaney
Read By: Various and Sally Scott
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“Scott carries the recording, punctuated with full-cast micro-plays and other clever features to make full of use of the format, seducing listeners into the maelstrom of this psychological thriller, as a British actress goes undercover to expose a killer.”—Booklist
The Greatest Love Story Ever Told
Author: Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally
Read By: Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally
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“The author-narrators’ incredible comedic talents and clear affection for one another shine through as they hilariously discuss topics ranging from the story of their relationship to their families and fashion.”—Booklist
The Monk of Mokha
Author: Dave Eggers
Read by: Dion Graham
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“Graham always shines in multicharacter works, and his command of pacing is on point here, especially in the most heart-stopping moments in this nonfiction account of a Yemeni American’s unlikely quest to restore Yemen’s place as a coffee producer.”—Booklist
Munich
Author: Robert Harris
Read by: David Rintoul
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“With seemingly effortless changes in accent, vocal tone, and emotional content, Rintoul makes each character distinct, from secretaries to military personnel to heads of state, in this historical thriller about the events leading up to Hitler’s takeover of Czechoslovakia. A tour de force recording.”—Booklist
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