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Books that have won audiobook production awards such as the Audies Award, Golden Voices winners, and The Listen List.

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  Cover Art: Earth: a Visitor's Guide to the Human Race Earth: a Visitor's Guide to the Human Race
Read by Jon Stewart and others. The beloved anchor of The Daily Show, offers a hilarious satiric guide to the planet Earth and the human race for aliens who will someday discover this planet when we cease to inhabit it. [AudioFile Earphones Award]
2010
Adult Nonfiction CD
  Cover Art: A Song Flung Up to Heaven Angelou, Maya.
A Song Flung Up to Heaven
Read by the author. The noted poet and writer reads the final volume in her autobiography. Beginning in the 1960s as she returns from Africa to the U.S. to work with Malcolm X, Angelou relates her experiences. [Audie Grammy Award -Spoken Word]
2002
Adult Nonfiction CD
  Cover Art: How to Live; or A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer Bakewell, Sarah
How to Live; or A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer
Read by Davina Porter. Michel Eyquem de Montaigne, a nobleman, public official, and winegrower, he wrote free-roaming explorations of his thought and experience, unlike anything written before. [AudioFile Earphones Award]
2011
Adult Nonfiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: God Never Blinks Brett, Regina
God Never Blinks
Read by the author. When the author turned 50, she wrote a column on the 50 lessons life had taught her. It became one of the most popular columns ever published. Brett now expounds on the 50 lessons in deeply personal essays. [Audie Award - Inspirational/Faith Based Non-Fiction]
2010
Adult Nonfiction CD
  Cover Art: Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: an Indian History of the American West Brown, Dee Alexander.
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: an Indian History of the American West
Read by Grover Gardner. The systematic destruction of the American Indians, told in the words of those who were there. Read by Grover Gardner. [AudioFile Earphones Award]
2009
Adult Nonfiction CD
  Cover Art: At Home: a Short History of Private Life Bryson, Bill.
At Home: a Short History of Private Life
Read by the author. Bryson, author of A Short History of Nearly Everything, takes readers on a tour of his house, a rural English parsonage, showing how each room has figured in the evolution of private life. [AudioFile Earphones Award]
2010
Adult Nonfiction CD
  Cover Art: This Time Together: laughter and Reflection Burnett, Carol.
This Time Together: laughter and Reflection
Read by the author. Discusses her remarkable friendships with stars such as Jimmy Stewart and Lucille Ball; her television show that won twenty-five Emmys in its eleven-year run; and sorrows that she overcame with her humor. [AudioFile Earphones Award]
2010
Adult Nonfiction CD
  Cover Art: You Better Not Cry: Stories for Christmas Burroughs, Augusten.
You Better Not Cry: Stories for Christmas
Read by the author. Takes a hilarious look at the holiday season and how it can bring out the best and worst in people. Filled with nostalgia, Burroughs covers a plethora of past and present Christmas happenings. [AudioFile Earphones Award]
2009
Adult Nonfiction CD
  Cover Art: Manhood for Amateurs: The Pleasures and Regrets of a Husband Father and Son Chabon, Michael.
Manhood for Amateurs: The Pleasures and Regrets of a Husband Father and Son
Read by the author. Questions what it means to be a man today in a series of reflections each sparked by an encounter, in the present, that holds some legacy of the past. [AudioFile Earphones Award]
2009
Adult Nonfiction CD
  Cover Art: Washington: a Life Chernow, Ron.
Washington: a Life
Read by Scott Brick. This celebrated biographer provides a richly nuanced portrait of the father of our nation, revealing an astute and surprising portrait of a canny political genius who knew how to inspire people. [AudioFile Earphones Award]
2010
Adult Nonfiction CD
  Cover Art: Abundance: the Future is Better Than You Think Diamandis, Peter H.
Abundance: the Future is Better Than You Think
Read by Arthur Morey. Documents how four forces--exponential technologies, the DIY innovator, the Technophilanthropist, and the Rising Billion--are conspiring to solve our biggest problems. Establishes hard targets for change and lays out a strategic roadmap. [AudioFile Earphone Award]
2012
Adult Nonfiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: Bright-sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America Ehrenreich, Barbara.
Bright-sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America
Read by Kate Reading. A critique on America's culture of optimism. Revealing how Evangelicalism and health care is unwittingly undermining U.S. potential and growth. [AudioFile Earphone Award]
2009
Adult Nonfiction CD
  Cover Art: Get Capone: The Secret Plot That Captured America's Most Wanted Gangster Eig, Jonathan.
Get Capone: The Secret Plot That Captured America's Most Wanted Gangster
Read by Dick Hill. Drawing on recently discovered government documents, wiretap transcripts, and Capone's handwritten personal letters, Eig tells the story of the rise and fall of this notorious criminal. [AudioFile Earphone Award]
2010
Adult Nonfiction CD
  Cover Art: Bossypants Fey, Tina
Bossypants
Read by the author. Frome her youthful days as a nerd, tour of duty on Saturday Night Live, passionately halfhearted pursuit of physical beauty, life as a mother, to her nearly fatal honeymoon, comedian Tina Fey reveals all, and proves that you're no one until someone calls you bossy. [Audie Award - Audiobook of the year]
2011
Adult Nonfiction CD
  Cover Art: Hot Flat and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution and How it Can Renew America Friedman, Thomas L.
Hot Flat and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution and How it Can Renew America
Read by Oliver Wyman. A unique point of view of global climate change by proposing a national plan for going green that will benefit the earth making America's economy stronger and its borders more secure. [Audie Award]
2008
Adult Nonfiction CD
  Cover Art: 1861: The Civil War Awakening Goodheart, Adam
1861: The Civil War Awakening
Read by Jonathan Davis. Goodheart and some of his students found an attic full of family papers spanning 13 generations of the owners' family, and among those papers was a bundle of documents tied up with a ribbon and labeled "1861." [Audie Award - History]
2012
Adult Nonfiction CD
  Cover Art: An Inconvenient Truth: the Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It Gore, Albert
An Inconvenient Truth: the Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It
Read by a Beau Bridges and others. An insightful look at the causes and effects of global warming, and offering everyday solutions we can use to slow down the toll humans take on the planet. [Audie Grammy Award - Best Spoken Word]
2008
Adult Nonfiction CD
  Cover Art: I Claudius: A Full-Cast BBC Radio Drama Graves, Robert.
I Claudius: A Full-Cast BBC Radio Drama
Read by a full cast. Written in the form of Claudius' autobiography, this is the first part of Roberts Graves's account of the madness and debauchery ofancient Rome, and stands as one of the most celebrated, gripping historical novels ever written. [Audie Award - Audio Drama]
2011
Adult Nonfiction CD
  Cover Art: Society's Child: My Autobiography Ian, Janis.
Society's Child: My Autobiography
Read by the author. An intimate portrait of an interracial relationship, 'Society's Child' climbed the charts despite the fact that many radio stations across the country refused to play it because of its controversial subject matter. This was only the beginning. [Audie Award - Narration by Author]
2012
Adult Nonfiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: Einstein: His Life and Universe Isaacson, Walter.
Einstein: His Life and Universe
Read by Edward Hermann. This narrative based on Einstein's papers offers insight into his contributions to science and describes the influence of his discoveries on his own views about morality, politics, and tolerance. [Audie Award - Biography]
2007
Adult Nonfiction CD
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