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Do you have a favorite narrator? If you listen to a lot of books, you probably do. Have you ever wondered what those narrators look like? Here are a few that are frequent and/or famous readers:

Scott Brick

Barbara Rosenblat

Will Patton

Jim Dale

Cassandra Campbell

Jesse Eisenberg

George Guidall

Kate Reading (Jennifer Mendenhall)

Alan Cumming

You can also find information about many narrators in Audiofile magazine.

You may also be interested in the Audies, the award that recognizes distinction in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment sponsored by the Audio Publishers Association (APA).  Awards are given in the following categories:

  • Audiobook of the Year
  • Distinguished Achievement in Production
  • Autobiography/Memoir
  • History/Biography
  • Business/Education
  • Personal Development
  • Non-Fiction
  • Judges’ Award: Science and Technology
  • Package Design
  • Humor
  • Inspirational/Faith-Based Non-Fiction
  • Erotica
  • Romance
  • Fiction
  • Literary Fiction
  • Classic
  • Short Stories/Collections
  • Children’s Titles for Ages up to 8
  • Children’s Titles for Ages 8-12
  • Teens
  • Mystery
  • Thriller/Suspense
  • Science Fiction
  • Fantasy
  • Paranormal
  • Multi-voiced Performance
  • Audio Drama
  • Original Work
  • Narration by the Author/Authors
  • Solo Narration – Female
  • Solo Narration – Male