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LIVE POLL: Audie Award Finalists 2015

Several of the Audie 2015 Awards Finalists are based on films or TV shows, or share material with them. 
The Audie Awards (or Audies) are bestowed annually in the USA for outstanding audiobooks. The Audies have been granted by the Audio Publishers Association, the not-for-profit trade organization of the audiobook industry, since 1996. The Audies are often called the Oscars of the audiobook industry. 
Below is a list of these entries. Which one do you hope will win? 

Nominated for Audio Drama 
The Hound of the Baskervilles; by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle adapted by David Pichette and R. Hamilton Wright; Narrated by Geoffrey Arend, Wilson Bethel, Seamus Dever, Sarah Drew, Henri Lubatti, James Marsters, Christopher Neame, Moira Quirk, Darren Richardson; L.A. Theatre Works 

Nominated for Autobiography/Memoir 
My Life in Middlemarch; by Rebecca Mead; Narrated by Kate Reading; Blackstone Audio Inc. 
Living on Air; by Joe Cipriano and Ann Cipriano; Narrated by Joe Cipriano; Joe Cipriano Promos, Inc. 

Nominated for Business/Educational 
Talk Like TED; by Carmine Gallo; Narrated by Carmine Gallo; Macmillan Audio 

Nominated for Children's Titles for Ages Up To 8 
Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker; by Patricia Hruby Powell; Narrated by Lizan Mitchell; Recorded Books 
Timeless Tales of Beatrix Potter; by Beatrix Potter; Narrated by Katherine Kellgren; Tantor Media 

Nominated for Classic 
Andersonville; by MacKinlay Kantor; Narrated by Grover Gardner; Audible, Inc. 
Breakfast at Tiffany's; by Truman Capote; Narrated by Michael C. Hall; Audible, Inc. 
The Odyssey; by Homer/Robert Fitzgerald; Narrated by Dan Stevens; Macmillan Audio 
Darkwater: Voices from within the Veil; by W.E.B. DuBois; Narrated by Bernard K. Addison, Dion Graham, Lisa Renee Pitts, Bahni Turpin, and Mirron Willis; Skyboat Media, Inc. and Blackstone Audio, Inc. 

Nominated for Fiction and Solo Narration-Female 
Written in My Own Heart's Blood; by Diana Gabaldon; Narrated by Davina Porter; Recorded Books 

Nominated for Humor 
Ben Franklin: Unplugged; by Josh Kornbluth; Narrated by Josh Kornbluth; Audible, Inc. 
The Disaster Artist; by Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell; Narrated by Greg Sestero; Tantor Media 
Food: A Love Story; by Jim Gaffigan; Narrated by Jim Gaffigan; Penguin Random House Audio 
You Can Date Boys When You're Forty; by Dave Barry; Narrated by Dave Barry; Penguin Random House Audio 

Nominated for Judges' Award: Science & Technology 
When Google Met Wikileaks; by Julian Assange; Narrated by Tom Pile; Audible, Inc. 

Nominated for Literary Fiction 
The Patrick Melrose Novels; by Edward St. Aubyn; Narrated by Alex Jennings; Macmillan Audio 

Nominated for Narration by the Author or Authors 
Herbie Hancock: Possibilities; written and narrated by Herbie Hancock; Penguin Random House Audio 

Nominated for Non-Fiction 
Being Mortal; by Atul Gawande; Narrated by Robert Petkoff; Macmillan Audio 
Deep Down Dark; by Héctor Tobar; Narrated by Henry Leyva; Macmillan Audio 
Furious Cool; by David Henry and Joe Henry; Narrated by Dion Graham; Tantor Media 
The Innovators; by Walter Isaacson; Narrated by Dennis Boutsikaris; Simon & Schuster 

Nominated for Original Work 
The Child; by Sebastian Fitzek; Narrated by Rupert Penry-Jones, Jack Boulter, Emilia Fox, Stephen Marcus, Robert Glenister, and Andy Serkis; Audible, Inc. 
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark; by A.J. Hartley and David Hewson; Narrated by Richard Armitage; Audible, Inc. (also Solo Narration-Male) 
Mandela: An Audio History; by Nelson Mandela; Narrated by Desmond Tutu, Nelson Mandela, and Joe Richman; Highbridge, a division of Recorded Books 

Nominated for Package Design 
Jean M. Auel's Earth's Children Series - Collector's Edition; by Jean M. Auel; Package Design by Kathlyn Miller; Brilliance Publishing 

Nominated for Personal Development 
Act Like a Success, Think Like a Success; by Steve Harvey; Narrated by Mike Hodge; HarperAudio 
What I Know For Sure; by Oprah Winfrey; Narrated by Oprah Winfrey; Macmillan Audio 

Nominated for Romance 
The Bridges of Madison County; by Robert James Waller; Narrated by Kelli O'Hara and Steven Pasquale; Hachette Audio 

Nominated for Science Fiction 
The Martian; by Andy Weir; Narrated by R.C. Bray; Podium Publishing 

Nominated for Short Stories/Collections 
The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher; by Hilary Mantel; Narrated by Jane Carr; Macmillan Audio 
Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths; by Bernard Evslin; Narrated by Todd Haberkorn; Graymalkin Media 

Nominated for Solo Narration-Male 
Radiance of Tomorrow; by Ishmael Beah; Narrated by Dion Graham; Macmillan Audio 

Nominated for Thriller/Suspense 
The Avengers, Lost Episodes Vol 1: Hot Snow; Adapted by John Dorney; Narrated by Various; Big Finish Productions 

Went live 2/21/15


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