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About Tantor Media

Tantor is an independent audiobook publisher, producing approximately 100 titles every month. The company utilizes proprietary selection methods to identify the most sought after titles and produces them through a network of professional narrators. Tantor's extensive catalog of approximately 5,000 titles includes Man Booker, Pulitzer, and National Book Award winners, as well as countless New York Times bestsellers.

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6 Business Park Road

Old Saybrook, Connecticut, 06475,

United States


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Recorded Books Claims 14 Finalists in the 2017 Audies Competition

Feb 8, 2017

Share Article Recorded Books Inc. and its family of companies receive 14 nominations for the 2017 Audie Awards. There are some truly special books on this list, and some spectacular pairings of story and storyteller/narrator. Prince Frederick, MD (PRWEB)February 08, 2017 Among the finalists announced by the Audio Publishers Association (APA) for the 2017 Audie Awards, Recorded Books Inc., Tantor Media, HighBridge and christianaudio received 14 nominations across a wide range of categories, including Best Male Narrator. “Recording Alan Moore’s ‘very long book about very nearly everything’ [Entertainment Weekly] was a peak experience of 2016. Alan has an imagination the size of several large planets … and a generosity of spirit to match. It’s to Alan, my ‘eternal chum,’ I owe this honor of being nominated,” said Simon Vance, narrator and 2017 Audies finalist. “There are some truly special books on this list, and some spectacular pairings of story and storyteller/narrator,” said Troy Juliar, chief content officer for Recorded Books. “There is a lot here for audio fans to enjoy and savor. We are truly honored to have our work and the work of these authors and narrators acknowledged by the APA.” Recorded Books, Tantor, HighBridge and christianaudio received the following nominations: Best Male Narrator Narrator: Simon Vance (Recorded Books) Business/Personal Development Humans Need Not Apply by Jerry Kaplan Narrator: John Pruden (Tantor) The Baller by Vi Keeland Narrators: Mackenzie Cartwright, Sean Crisden (Tantor) The Darkest Torment by Gena Showalter Narrator: Max Bellmore (Recorded Books) Fantasy League of Dragons by Naomi Novik Narrator: Simon Vance (Tantor) Paul McCartney: The Life by Philip Norman Narrator: Jonathan Keeble (Recorded Books) The Year of Lear by James Shapiro Narrator: Robert Fass (Tantor) Risen: The Novelization of the Major Motion Picture by Angela Hunt Narrator: P.J. Ochlan, Alana Kerr (christianaudio) Mystery The Heavens May Fall by Allen Eskens Narrators: R.C. Bray, David Colacci, Amy McFadden (Tantor) Non-Fiction A Million Years in a Day by Greg Jenner Narrator: Matthew Lloyd Davies (Tantor) Original Work Car Talk Science: MIT Wants Its Diplomas Back by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi Hosts: Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi (HighBridge) Science Fiction Narrator: Mia Barron (Recorded Books) Short Stories/Collections East, West by Salman Rushdie Narrators: Sunil Malhotra, Steven Crossley (Recorded Books) Young Listeners Island Treasures: Growing Up in Cuba by Alma Flor Ada Narrator: Trini Alvarado (Recorded Books) The Audies, often promoted as the “Oscars of the audiobook industry,” is the premier awards program in the United States recognizing distinction in audiobooks and spoken-word entertainment. In March, finalists in four other categories will be announced: Audiobook of the Year, Excellence in Design, Excellence in Marketing, and Excellence in Production. Winners will be announced June 1 at the Audies Gala in New York. For more information or to purchase any of these Audie Award–nominated audiobooks, click here . About Recorded Books Inc. Recorded Books is a leading publisher of spoken-word content. It is the largest independent publisher of audiobooks and provider of digital media to consumer, retail, professional, school, library and infotainment markets. The company owns an exclusive catalog of more than 27,000 audiobook titles narrated by professional, award-winning actors. Recorded Books also provides digital audiobooks and eBooks, as well as other compelling third-party content, including digital magazines and films. 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 . Share article on social media or email: View article via:

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