Audie Award - Biography/Memoir

The Audie Awards are given out annually by the Audio Publisher's Association for the best in audio books.

Award Year Authors(s) Reader Title Format
2012 Tina Fey Tina Fey Bossypants From her youthful days as a vicious nerd to her tour of duty on Saturday Night Live; from her passionately halfhearted pursuit of physical beauty to her life as a mother eating things off the floor; from her one-sided college romance to her nearly fatal honeymoon, comedian Tina Fey reveals all, and proves that you're no one until someone calls you bossy.
Unabridged CD
Downloadable Audio
2011 Keith Richards Johnny Depp and Joe Hurley Life Keith Richards, one of the Rolling Stones' founding members, opens up about his childhood, rise to superstardom, and personal life. From his turbulent relationships, including his well-publicized estrangement from and reconciliation with Stones' front man Mick Jagger, to his drug shenanigans that made even more of a legend amongst his fans, Richards tells all in this poignant biography. Unabridged CD
2010 Miep Gies, Leslie Gold Barbara Rosenblat Anne Frank Remembered Hiding Otto Frank and his family in an Amsterdam office building during World War II, Miep Gies shares a remarkable story of courage and devastation along with the special friendship of a young girl whose memory remains in hearts across the world.
Unabridged CD
Downloadable Audio
2009 Randy Pausch Erik Singer The Last Lecture "A lot of professors give talks titled "The Last Lecture." While they speak, audiences can't help but mull the same question: What would we want as our legacy? When Randy Pausch, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon, was asked to give such a lecture, he didn't have to imagine it as his last, since he had recently been diagnosed with terminal cancer. But the lecture he gave--"Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams"--wasn't about dying. It was about overcoming obstacles, enabling the dreams of others, of seizing every moment. It was about living"--Container.
Unabridged CD
Downloadable Audio
2008 Walter Isaacson Edward Hermann Einstein: His Life and Universe A narrative portrait based on the complete body of Einstein's papers offers insight into his contributions to science, in an account that describes the influence of his discoveries on his personal views about morality, politics, and tolerance. Unabridged CD
2007 Frank McCourt Frank McCourt Teacher Man The third installment of McCourt's memoirs (after Angela's Ashes and 'Tis) covers his thirty-year teaching career in New York City's public high schools. Unabridged CD
2006 Ruth Reichl Ruth Reichl Garlic and Sapphires
2005 Bob Dylan Sean Penn Bob Dylan Chronicles: Volume One Bob Dylan's Chronicles: Volume One explores the critical junctions in his life and career. Abridged CD
2004 Edith Hahn Beer, Susan Dworkin Barbara Rosenblat The Nazi Officer's Wife
2003 Michael J. Fox Michael J. Fox Lucky Man The beloved comic actor (ABC's "Spin City") shares his inspiring life story, from his early acting years on "Family Ties" to his starring role in the "Back the Future" film series to his current battle with Parkinson's disease.
Abridged CD
Abridged Cassette