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Mar 4, 2019

Which audiobook will win the coveted Audiobook of the Year recognition in the 2019 Audie Awards? Six fascinating audiobooks are up for the honor, and in today’s episode we’re highlighting two of them: AN AMERICAN MARRIAGE and BEASTIE BOYS BOOK. The Audie Awards are tonight, so be sure and tune in tomorrow to learn who took home the medal, and listen all week for our special coverage of the 2019 Audies winners.

2019 Audie Finalist

Audiobook of the Year Finalists:
AN AMERICAN MARRIAGE: A Novel by Tayari Jones, read by Sean Crisden, Eisa Davis  

BEASTIE BOYS BOOK by Michael Diamond, Adam Horovitz, read by Michael Diamond (“Mike D” Diamond), Adam “Ad Rock” Horovitz and a Full Cast

CALYPSO by David Sedaris, read by David Sedaris

CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE by Tomi Adeyemi, read by Bahni Turpin 

THE GOOD NEIGHBOR: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers by Maxwell King, read by LeVar Burton 

I'LL BE GONE IN THE DARK: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara, read by Gabra Zackman, Gillian Flynn [Intro.], Patton Oswalt [Afterword] 

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On today’s episode are host Jo Reed and AudioFile Magazine Publisher Michele Cobb.

Support for AudioFile’s Sound Reviews comes from Oasis Audio, publisher of THE GOOD NEIGHBOR: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers, read by LeVar Burton and nominated for the 2019 Audie Awards Audiobook of the Year.