23 PRH and PRHGE Audio Finalists Announced for the 2024 Audie Awards®


The Audio Publishers Association has revealed the 2024 Audie Award® finalists, including 20 PRH Audio nominations! The Audie Awards® is the premier awards program in the United States recognizing distinction in audiobooks and spoken-word entertainment. Publishers and rights holders enter titles in various categories for recognition of achievement. Finalists are selected, and then one winner is awarded in each category at the Audies Gala.

Audiobook of the Year 

SURRENDER by Bono; read by Bono (Random House Audio)
Produced by Dan Zitt 

Audio Drama 

by George Mann, read by a full cast (Random House Audio)
Produced by Nick Martorelli and Lauren Klein 


BEHIND THE SEAMS by Dolly Parton; with Holly George-Warren and Rebecca Seaver,
read by Dolly Parton, Holly George-Warren and Rebecca Seaver (Random House Audio)
Produced by Dan Zitt 

Best Fiction Narrator 

Ethan Hawke, THE EYES AND THE IMPOSSIBLE by Dave Eggers (Listening Library)
Produced by Orli Moscowitz 

Eunice Wong, LAND OF MILK AND HONEY by C Pam Zhang (Penguin Audio)
Produced by Karen Dziekonski and Lauren Klein 

Billie Fulford-Brown, THE LAST LIFEBOAT by Hazel Gaynor (Penguin Audio)
Produced by Molly Lo Re 

Best Non-Fiction Narrator 

Dion Graham, THE WAGER by David Grann (Random House Audio)
Produced by Kelly Gildea 

Edoardo Ballerini, THE ART THIEF by Michael Finkel (Random House Audio)
Produced by Linda Korn 

Business & Personal Development 

THE LIGHT WE CARRY by Michelle Obama, read by Michelle Obama (Random House Audio)
Produced by Dan Zitt 

History & Biography 

THE WAGER by David Grann, read by Dion Graham (Random House Audio)
Produced by Kelly Gildea 


HOW TO SURVIVE HISTORY by Cody Cassidy, read by Dennis Boutsikaris (Penguin Audio)
Produced by Sarah Jaffe 

UNCLE OF THE YEAR by Andrew Rannells, read by Andrew Rannells (Random House Audio)
Produced by Iris McElroy and Julie Wilson 

Judge’s Category: UK-Produced Audiobook 

SOMEONE ELSE’S SHOES by Jojo Moyes, read by Daisy Ridley (Penguin Audio)
Produced by PRH Audio UK 

Literary Fiction & Classics

THE MAKING OF ANTOHER MAJOR MOTION PICTURE MASTERPIECE by Tom Hanks, read by Tom Hanks and a full cast (Random House Audio)
Produced by Karen Dziekonski and Lauren Klein 


VERA WONG’S UNSOLICITED ADVICE FOR MURDERERS by Jesse Q. Sutanto, read by Eunice Wong (Penguin Audio)
Produced by Kelly Gildea 

Narration by the Author(s) 

THE LIGHT WE CARRY by Michelle Obama, read by Michelle Obama (Random House Audio)
Produced by Dan Zitt 


POVERTY, BY AMERICA by Matthew Desmond, read by Dion Graham (Random House Audio)
Produced by Brady Emerson 

FIRE WEATHER by John Vaillant, read by Alan Carlson (Random House Audio)
Produced by Julie Wilson 


BAD CREE by Jessica Johns, read by Tanis Parenteau (Random House Audio)
Produced by Nithya Rajendran 

Young Listeners

TWELVE DINGING DOORBELLS by Tameka Fryer Brown, read by January LaVoy (Listening Library)
Produced by Amber Beard 

Español – Spanish Language

CON LUZ PROPIA by Michelle Obama, translated by Gabriel Dols Gallardo, Efrén Del Valle Peñamil, Raúl Sastre Letona, and Carlos Abreu Fetter  (Grupo Editorial)
Narrated by Jane Santos 

EL INGENIOSO HIDALGO DON QUIJOTE DE LA MANCHA by Miguel de Cervantes (Grupo Editorial)
Narrated by Israel Elejalde, Pedro Casablanc, Pepe Viyuela, Víctor Clavijo, María Agúndez, Íñigo Álvarez de Lara, Eugenio Barona, Sol de la Barreda, Laura Carrero del Tío, David Carrillo, Raúl García Arrondo, Óscar Goikoetxea, Eugenio Gómez, Rebeca Hernando, Paula Iwasaki, Arturo Lopez, Ariana Martínez, Antonio Martínez Asensio, Íñigo Montero, Juan Ochoa, Pepe Ocio, Javier Portugués “Portu”, Ignacio Rengel, Diego Rousselon, Asier Sola, Charo Soria, Fernando Soto, and Elsa Veiga.

VINCENT, GIRASOLES CONTRA EL MUNDO incent, Girasoles Contra el Mundo by Mario Iván Martínez (Grupo Editorial)
Narrated by Mario Iván Martínez, Diego Jáuregui, Luaura Luz, Salvador Petrola, Carlos Pascual, Luly Reve, Memije, and Paula Comaduran 

See the full list here. The winners will be announced at the gala Audie Awards ceremony on March 4. 

Posted: January 31, 2024