Saturday, June 7, 2014

Listen Up! The Audie Winners for 2014

Looking for an audiobook for your summer road trip? Billy Crystal has won the Audie Award - Best Audiobook of the Year - For Still Foolin' 'Em. (downloadable)

The Audies recognize great audio books and spoken word entertainment. Crystal's book also was the winner in the Humor and in Narration by Author categories.

"Billy Crystal is 65, and he's not happy about it. With his trademark wit and heart, he outlines the absurdities and challenges that come with growing old, from insomnia to memory loss to leaving dinners with half your meal on your shirt.  Crystal's reflections are an unforgettable look at an extraordinary life well lived. Still Foolin' 'Em includes a portion recorded in front of a live studio audience." publisher

Still Foolin' 'Em was also nominated this year for a Grammy Award.

Other winners this year include:


Doctor Sleep by Stephen King

Literary fiction
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt (downloadable)

David and Goliath: underdogs, misfits and the art of battling giants by Malcolm Gladwell (downloadable)

The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks (downloadable)

Science Fiction
Captain Vorpatril's Alliance by Lois McMaster Bujold


The Hit by David Baldacci (downloadable)

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