Celebrating the 2021 Audie Awards: Best Humor Audiobook
Colin Jost Wins for A Very Punchable Face
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At our final look at the 2021 Audie Awards, host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Michele Cobb talk about some of the funniest audiobooks in the Audies competition—the nominees for the Humor award. It’s a category where comedians shine, full of audiobooks that will make you laugh out loud. Congratulations to this year’s winner, A Very Punchable Face, written and narrated by Colin Jost. Hear a clip from the winner and more about the audiobook in today’s episode.
Finalists for the 2021 Audie Award for Humor:
Mike Birbiglia and J. Hope Stein, The New One, read by the authors (Hachette Audio)
Mindy Kaling, Nothing Like I Imagined, read by the author (Brilliance Audio)
Amanda Seales, Small Doses, read by the author (Audible, Inc.)
D.L. Hughley and Doug Moe, Surrender, White People! read by D.L. Hughley (Harper Audio)
Colin Jost, A Very Punchable Face, read by the author (Random House Audio)
Samantha Irby, Wow, No Thank You., read by the author (Random House Audio)
Find a full list of 2021 Audie Award finalists and winners at theaudies.com.
Support for our podcast comes from Oasis Audio, publisher of Frankenstein, a breathtaking Audie-nominated full-cast performance of the stage adaptation by A.S. Peterson.