Audie Award - Humor

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 William Shatner, Chris Regan William Shatner Shatner Rules: Your Guide to Understanding the Shatnerverse and the World at Large William Shatner has had a million lives, it seems, since he played James Tiberius Kirk on Star Trek. In fact, he's become an icon adored as much for being William Shatner as for his many starring roles. Shatner Rules gives his many fans a glimpse inside the genius of this unpredictable star. With insight, wisdom, and, of course, a heavy dose of humor, Mr. Shatner reveals the truth behind his persona and his own career longevity. Unabridged CD
2011 Sam Hoffman, Eric Spiegelman Various Artists Old Jews Telling Jokes
2010 Garrison Keillor Garrison Keillor and Cast Church People: The Lutherans of Lake Wobegon Garrison Keillor presents a new collection of hilarious skits and stories from A Prairie Home Companion's Lutheran characters and sketches. Unabridged CD
2009 Chip Kidd Bronson Pinchot The Learners
2008 Stephen Colbert Various Artists I Am America (And So Can You!) Contains Stephen's most deeply held knee-jerk beliefs on the American family, race, religion, sex, sports, and many more topics. Includes this comedian and television pundit's "fight for the traditional values that have served this country so well for so long." Abridged CD
2007 Larry Miller Larry Miller Spoiled Rotten America
2006 Al Franken Al Franken The Truth (With Jokes) Al Franken's landmark bestseller, Lies, and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right , was praised as a "bitterly funny assault" ( The New York Times ) that rang "with the moral clarity of an angel's trumpet" ( Associated Press ). Now, this master of political humor strikes again with a powerful and provocative message for all Americans. Unabridged CD
2005 David Sedaris David Sedaris Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim With Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim , David Sedaris returns to his deliriously twisted domain, hilarious childhood dramas infused with melancholy; the gulf of misunderstanding that exists between people of different nations or members of the same family ; and the poignant divide between one's best hopes and most common deeds. Downloadable Audio
2004 David Sedaris David Sedaris David Sedaris Live at Carnegie Hall Sedaris's sold out performance at Carnegie Hall from November 2002. CD
2003 Peter Ackerman Various Artists Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight
2002 George Carlin George Carlin Napalm and Silly Putty
2001 Helen Fielding Tracie Bennett Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason The self-disciplined and glacially poised Bridget is back with another year's worth of unflinching self-analysis, as she lurches through self-help books, struggles with mad advice from her best friends, and deals with a boyfriend-nabbing ex-friend with thighs like a baby giraffe. Unabridged CD
2000 Carl Reiner Carl Reiner How Paul Robeson Saved My Life
2000 Dennis Miller Dennis Miller Ranting Again
1998 Douglas Adams Douglas Adams Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency There is a long tradition of Great Detectives, and Dirk Gently does not belong to it. But his search for a missing cat uncovers a ghost, a time traveler, AND the devastating secret of humankind! Detective Gently's bill for saving the human race from extinction: NO CHARGE. Downloadable Audio
1997 Calvin Trillin Calvin Trillin Calvin Trillin, Piece by Piece