Do you offer these 2024 Audie Award Winners at your library? Hear Audiobook of the Year, Bono’s SURRENDER, & more!

By Jennifer Rubins | March 5 2024 | Audiobook News

Recommend a true rock ‘n’ roll recording to audio fans at your library! Surrender by U2’s Bono has won Audiobook of the Year at the 2024 Audie Awards. PRH Audio/BOT has 7 winners in all! Check your collections for these diverse and dynamic audiobook productions. Listen to clips by clicking on the covers below and heading to the product page. See the full list of Audie Award Winners here and watch the livestream replay via YouTube here.

Winner: Audiobook of the Year

40 Songs, One Story

Read by the Author

The audiobook also includes music and exclusive clips of newly recorded and reimagined versions of U2 songs including “Sunday Bloody Sunday,” “With Or Without You,” “One,” “Beautiful Day,” and more, heard here for the first time.

“A super audiobook for both U2 diehards and the casual listener, Surrender is highly recommended.”— Booklist, starred review

Best Fiction Narrator: Billie Fulford-Brown

Read by Billie Fulford-Brown

“Billie Fulford-Brown’s performance is heartbreaking and deft. She captures the gripping story of two women and their choices, and its historical setting.”—AudioFile Earphones Award

Winner: Business/Personal Development

Overcoming in Uncertain Times

Read by the Author

Also a GRAMMY® Winner!

“Listeners will feel a familiarity in Obama’s voice and cadence; it’s like hearing from a trusted friend.”—Booklist, starred review

Winner: Mystery

Read by Eunice Wong

Also a RUSA Listen List Winner and Library Journal Best Audiobook!

“Narrator Eunice Wong sparkles as 60-year-old Vera Wong, the owner of a languishing tea shop who determinedly follows a strict daily routine while hoping for something new.”—Library Journal, starred review

Winner: Non-Fiction

Read by Dion Graham

“Dion Graham is a master of nonfiction narration. He knows exactly when to pause, sets off quotations flawlessly, and brings exquisite emotion to the text.”—AudioFile Earphones Award

Winner: Judges Category, UK-Produced

Inaugural Choice Recognition: newly-introduced category recognizes audiobooks that have had significant cultural impact

Read by the Author

“[H]e is an accomplished speaker and his confidence shows in his comfortable, well-modulated narration. It never feels as if he is blandly reading from a script but more that he is conversing personally with listeners who can’t help becoming immersed in his posh English accent.”—Booklist, starred review