Tantor Media, a leading publisher of unabridged audiobooks, is proud to announce 13 nominations in 9 categories for the prestigious 2015 Audie Awards, bestowed annually by the Audio Publishers Association for the best in spoken-word entertainment. Winners will be celebrated at the Audies Gala, May 28, at the New York Academy of Medicine, in New York City. 

“Tantor is thrilled to be honored with 13 finalists,” says Tantor Co-Founder Kevin Colebank. “Many thanks to all the talented people who contributed to this success, including authors, narrators, and our Tantor team. It’s very exciting to be recognized for bringing these great titles to life and providing the highest quality listening experience possible.” 

 Audio samples of each finalist can be found on Tantor’s Facebook page:  

 Tantor Media’s 13 Audie Award Finalists are:


Furious Cool: Richard Pryor and the World That Made Him by David Henry and Joe Henry, narrated by Dion Graham   

 Unruly Places: Lost Spaces, Secret Cities, and Other Inscrutable Geographies by Alastair Bonnett, narrated by Derek Perkins   


Rumor Has It by Jill Shalvis, narrated by Karen White 


The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made by Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell, narrated by Greg Sestero  


Enemy Coast Ahead — Uncensored: The Real Guy Gibson by Guy Gibson, narrated by Simon Vance 


A Primate’s Memoir: A Neuroscientist’s Unconventional Life Among the Baboons by Robert M. Sapolsky, narrated by Mike Chamberlain 


Timeless Tales of Beatrix Potter: Peter Rabbit and Friends by Beatrix Potter, narrated by Katherine Kellgren


Suffer the Children by Craig DiLouie, narrated by R.C. Bray


Autism Breakthrough: The Groundbreaking Method That Has Helped Families All Over the World by Raun K. Kaufman, narrated by the Author 

 Learning to Speak Alzheimer’s: A Groundbreaking Approach for Everyone Dealing With the Disease by Joanne Koenig Coste, narrated by Pam Ward

 Strong Mothers, Strong Sons: Lessons Mothers Need to Raise Extraordinary Men by Meg Meeker, MD, narrated by Marguerite Gavin 


Carter Reed by Tijan, narrated by Lucy Rivers 

 One Dom to Love by Shayla Black, Jenna Jacob, and Isabella LaPearl, narrated by Christian Fox 



Tantor Media, Inc. is a leading independent publisher of approximately 5,000 unabridged audiobooks, including New York Times bestsellers and Pulitzer Prize and Man Booker award winners, recorded by critically acclaimed narrators. Tantor is the recipient of multiple Audies Awards, AudioFile Magazine Earphones Awards and Publishers Weekly and Library Journal starred audio reviews. Tantor titles are available through all major retailers and distributors and on tantor.com Founded in 2000, Tantor is headquartered in Old Saybrook, CT and is a division of Recorded Books.


Recorded Books is the largest independent publisher of unabridged audiobooks and provider of digital media to consumer, retail, professional, school, library and infotainment markets. The company owns an exclusive catalog of more than 22,000 audiobook titles narrated by professional, award-winning actors. Recorded Books provides digital audiobooks and eBooks as well as other compelling third-party content, including digital magazines and films, through its proprietary RBdigital Gateway platform. The company operates in the United Kingdom through its W.F. Howes subsidiary and in Australia through its Wavesound subsidiary. Recorded Books was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Prince Frederick, MD. For more information, visit www.recordedbooks.com.