Behind the Mic is revisiting audiobooks that are up for the 2023 Audie Awards. The Audie Awards are the Oscars of audiobooks and shine a spotlight on excellent audiobook performances. We’re starting with an audiobook that has already won a Grammy this year — Viola Davis’s FINDING ME. Davis’s electric memoir is up for an Audie Award in both the Audiobook of the Year and Narrated by the Author categories, and it was on AudioFile’s list of Best Audiobooks of 2022. Learn more about this audiobook in host Jo Reed’s conversation with AudioFile’s Michele Cobb.
Read the full review of the audiobook on AudioFile’s website. Published by Harper Audio.
Explore a full list of this year’s Audie Award finalists, along with audiobook reviews and sound samples, at theaudies.com
Behind the Mic is supported by Brilliance Publishing who recently released The Survivalists, a sharp, funny novel by Kashana Cauley. An ambitious Black lawyer has dreams of making partner, until she falls for a coffee entrepreneur and moves into his Brooklyn brownstone with his doomsday-prepping roommates. Packed with tension, curiosity and optimized soy protein bars, The Survivalists is a darkly funny novel by Kashana Cauley, a former writer for The Daily Show and Pod Save America.
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