Celebrating the 2021 Audie Awards: Best Male Narrator
Laurence Fishburne Wins for The Autobiography of Malcolm X
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We’re celebrating the Audie Awards all week with host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Michele Cobb. Today they’re discussing last night’s virtual gala and the winner of the Audie Award for Best Male Narrator, a category full of skilled performances. Listen to hear a clip of the winning audiobook: Laurence Fishburne’s narration of The Autobiography of Malcolm X.
The finalists for the 2021 Audie Award for Best Male Narrator are:
Louise Penny, All the Devils Are Here, read by Robert Bathurst, (Macmillan)
Malcolm X with Alex Haley, The Autobiography of Malcolm X, read by Laurence Fishburne (Audible)
Emily Rodda, The Glimme, read by Andrew Scott (Bolinda)
Fredrik Backman, A Man Called Ove, read by George Newbern (Dreamscape)
Carl Hiaasen, Squeeze Me, read by Scott Brick (Random House Audio)
Find a full list of 2021 Audie Award finalists and winners at theaudies.com.
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