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20 20 The Year in Audiobooks 2014 Nonfiction & Culture BEST VOICES To effectively convey nonfiction on audio, whether it's about personal growth topics or contemporary culture, a narrator needs to both connect with the spirit of the material he's reading and create a learning atmosphere that opens doors in our brains and makes us hopeful about the ideas he's sharing. In Ty Montague's True Story, narrator Sean Runnette's thoughtful, fluid performance creates a soothing space for listeners and makes it a thoroughly absorbing, must-hear audio. MIKE CHAMBERLAIN A Primate's Memoir by Robert M. Sapolsky (Tantor Media) Promote Yourself by Dan Schawbel (Blackstone Audiobooks) DAVID DRUMMOND The Spirituality of Imperfection by Katherine Ketcham, Ernest Kurtz (Tantor Media) KIMBERLY FARR HRC by Jonathan Allen, Amie Parnes (Random House Audio/Books on Tape) JOHNNY HELLER The Opposite of Worry by Lawrence J. Cohen (Tantor Media) CARRINGTON MACDUFFIE Cycle of Lies by Juliet Macur (Harper Audio) ARTHUR MOREY The Locust Effect by Gary A. Haugen, Victor Boutros (Brilliance Audio) SEAN RUNNETTE True Story by Ty Montague (HighBridge Audio) ROBERT PETKOFF Social Physics by Alex Pentland (Penguin Audio/Recorded Books) DAN WOREN Go Wild by John J. Ratey, Richard Manning (Hachette Audio)

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