June/July 2018

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22 n AudioFile/ A U D I O B O O K O F T H E Y E A R F I N A L I S T S BORN A CRIME: Stories from a South African Childhood Trevor Noah Read by Trevor Noah Trevor Noah's formidable storytelling skills combined with his facility with various South African dialects and accents immerse listeners in this captivating account of his coming-of-age during the Apartheid era. Audible, Inc. Unabridged Trade Ed.: CD, MP3, DD COLUMBUS DAY: Expeditionary Force, Book 1 Craig Alanson Read by R.C. Bray A rousing military science fiction adventure read with humor and gusto by R.C. Bray, chock-full of compelling characters from across the galaxy. Podium Publishing Unabridged Trade Ed.: DD The Audies ® 2018 THE HANDMAID'S TALE: SPECIAL EDITION Margaret Atwood, Valerie Martin Read by Claire Danes, Margaret Atwood, and a Full Cast Claire Danes's flawless performance of this dystopian modern classic is supported by additional material written for the audio by author Margaret Atwood, extending the original work. Audible, Inc. Unabridged Trade Ed.: DD LINCOLN IN THE BARDO George Saunders Read by Nick Offerman, David Sedaris, George Saunders, and a Full Cast In a stunning choral performance featuring 166 voices, Saunders's innovative novel is transformed into an auditory experi- ence unlike any other, revealing President Lincoln's grief after his son's death. Random House Audio Unabridged Trade Ed.: CD, DD Books on Tape Library Ed.: CD, DD THE TOTALLY UNSCIENTIFIC STUDY OF THE SEARCH FOR HUMAN HAPPINESS Paula Poundstone Read by Paula Poundstone Paula Poundstone infuses the story of her career as a comedian and her experiences as a parent with self-deprecating humor and sharp wit, framed by her search for personal happiness. HighBridge Audio Unabridged Trade Ed.: CD, DD The Audies ® AudioFile celebrates the annual Audie Awards and congratulates all of the finalists! Here, we highlight four of the most exciting categories: Audiobook of the Year, Excellence in Production, and Best Female and Best Male Narrator. You can't go wrong listening to any of these exceptional performances! Winners are announced at the Audies Gala on May 31. Complete Finalists and Winners at

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