2020 Audie Award finalists
Awards & Recognition The judges have spoken! We’re listening! Do you offer these 2020 Audie Award Nominees at your library?

Join us in celebrating Penguin Random House Audio’s 19 Audie Award finalists, including 4 nominations for Audiobook of the Year! Offer the best in audiobooks to your patrons with this standout list of must-hear productions available from BOT!

Click here to view the full list of nominations on the Audio Publishers Association website.

AUDIOBOOK OF THE YEAR nominees
Angels in America
Also nominated for AUDIO DRAMA
Also a Booklist Editors’ Choice Audio
Becoming
Author: Michelle Obama
Read by: Michelle Obama
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Also nominated for AUTOBIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR and NARRATION BY THE AUTHOR OR AUTHORS
Winner of this year’s GRAMMY Award for Best Spoken Word, as well as a RUSA Listen List Winner, and YALSA Amazing Audiobook for Young Adults! Also a Library Journal Best Audio.
The Testaments
Watch our behind-the-mic video!
Also a Library Journal Best Audio
AUTOBIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR nominees
In addition to BECOMING written and read by Michelle Obama, we also celebrate
Too Much Is Not Enough
Author: Andrew Rannells
Read by: Andrew Rannells
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Listen to Andrew on our This is the Author podcast!
BEST MALE NARRATOR nominee
The Nickel Boys
Author: Colson Whitehead
Read By: JD Jackson and Colson Whitehead
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Also a Library Journal Best Audio
FANTASY nominee
Black Leopard, Red Wolf
Author: Marlon James
Read by: Dion Graham
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FICTION nominee
City of Girls
Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
Read by: Blair Brown
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Listen in to our conversation between narrator and audiobook director!
HISTORY/BIOGRAPHY nominee
Furious Hours
Author: Casey Cep
Read by: Hillary Huber
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HUMOR nominees
Dear Girls
Author: Ali Wong
Read By: Ali Wong and Justin Hakuta
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Listen to Ali on our This is the Author podcast!
Riding the Elephant
Author: Craig Ferguson
Read by: Craig Ferguson
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LITERARY FICTION & CLASSICS nominees
MIDDLE GRADE nominees
In addition to CHARLOTTE’S WEB, we also celebrate
MULTI-VOICED PERFORMANCE nominees
Daisy Jones & The Six
Also a Booklist Editors’ Choice Audio
YOUNG ADULT nominee
Lovely War
Also a Booklist Editors’ Choice Audio
YOUNG LISTENERS nominee
Rumple Buttercup: A Story of Bananas, Belonging, and Being Yourself
Author: Matthew Gray Gubler
Read by: Matthew Gray Gubler
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Listen to Matthew on our This is the Author podcast!
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