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Times Radio is the new live speech and news radio station that launched on Monday 29 June, featuring well-known presenters including John Pienaar, Mariella Frostrup and Aasmah Mir. It aims to be the most intelligent and thought-provoking source of news, analysis and conversation.


THE SHORTLIST


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Margaret Atwood PRH AUDIO


My Sister, the Serial Killer Oyinkan Braithwaite W F HOWES


The Body Bill Bryson AUDIBLE


The Beekeeper of Aleppo Christy Lefteri BONNIER


The Madness of Crowds Douglas Murray BLOOMSBURY


The Secret Commonwealth Philip Pullman PRH AUDIO


Gotta Get Theroux This Louis Theroux MACMILLAN


BOOK OF THE YEAR AUDIOBOOK


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he casting for this audiobook was dubbed “clever” and “inspired” by the judges for this category. The Testaments audiobook starred Ann Dowd, Bryce Dallas Howard and Mae Whitman voicing the three protagonists. The casting of Dowd, who plays Aunt Lydia in “The


Handmaid’s Tale” television series, cleverly brought in the series-watching audience, while the other big names also attracted new listeners. Atwood herself voiced an introduction to the audiobook. One judge felt


WINNER


The Testaments Margaret Atwood PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE AUDIO


this added a “real magic” to the book as the somewhat private author welcomed readers back to the story, after almost 30 years had passed since The Handmaid’s Tale. Alongside the casting, the marketing strategy looked to introduce the audiobook to non-readers. The targeted cinema advertising was “smart” and brought “broad commercial appeal” to the title, said the judges. And it paid off: The Testaments became the fastest-selling Penguin Random House audiobook ever—both in the UK and globally. Ultimately, this is an audiobook that seems to have been “treated as an


equal to the book itself—not a derivative, nor a competitor, or an alternative; it is a different thing of equal value.” The judges felt that “many audiobooks could learn from this superb production”.


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