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David Rakoff posthumously nominated for Audie Award

(photo: Paul Roossin)

Several Canadian-authored titles are up for 2014 Audie Awards, including a posthumous nomination for David Rakoff’s final narrated audiobook, Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish.

Organized by the Audio Publishers Association, the U.S. awards recognize the year’s best audiobooks and spoken-word entertainment.

The Canadian finalists are:

  • Fiction: The Imposter Bride by Nancy Richler; Tavia Gilbert, nar. (Tantor Media)
  • Narration by the author: Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish by David Rakoff (Random House Audio/Books on Tape)
  • Non-fiction: David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell, nar. (Hachette Audio)
  • Package design: Clockwork Angels: The Watchmaker’s Edition by Kevin J. Anderson; Neil Peart, nar. (Brilliance Audio)
  • Science fiction: MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood; Bernadette Dunne, Bob Walter, and Robbie Daymond, nars. (Random House Audio/Books on Tape)

The winners will be announced May 29 at a ceremony in New York City.