Entries Tagged as 'Author/Narrator News'

Marlon James Day!

October 29th, 2015 · No Comments · Author/Narrator News

With a three-piece band and Red Stripe beer, Macalester College recognized literary star Marlon James on Wednesday, October 28, which was named Marlon James Day by both Gov. Mark Dayton and Betsy Hodges, mayor of Minneapolis! James, the Jamaican-born novelist who lives in Minneapolis and is on sabbatical from his teaching job at Macalester, recently […]

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The Other Paris

October 21st, 2015 · No Comments · Author/Narrator News

Paris, the City of Light. The city of the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre, of soft cheese and fresh baguettes. Or so tourist brochures would have you believe. In The Other Paris: The People’s City, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Luc Sante reveals the city’s hidden past, its seamy underside, one populated by working and criminal […]

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New Hosts Join NPR’s ‘All Things Considered’

September 23rd, 2015 · No Comments · Author/Narrator News, NPR

Congratulations to NPR’s Ari Shapiro and Kelly McEvers, new hosts of All Things Considered! We’re proud to say that Ari hosts our StoryCorps: OutLoud collection and Kelly does the honors on NPR Driveway Moments: Love Stories. Two of our favorite audios – and people! Ari Shapiro has reported from above the Arctic Circle and aboard […]

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Don’t Look Back: Stories from the Teenage Years

April 6th, 2015 · No Comments · Author/Narrator News

Produced by WNYC and the Brooklyn Academy of Music, RadioLoveFest runs May 5 to 10 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in Fort Greene and will present live versions of some of public radio’s most popular shows and podcasts. One event, “Don’t Look Back: Stories From the Teenage Years,” organized by the Moth and Radio Diaries and […]

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American Sniper’s Assaf Cohen

February 18th, 2015 · No Comments · Author/Narrator News

Assaf Cohen is an American actor. You may have seen him in such television shows as Entourage, Supernatural, Heroes or most recently in the movie American Sniper, starring Bradley Cooper. Love Assaf Cohen on screen? Well, he’s also an audiobook narrator! Assaf Cohen narrated the recent release by Anand Gopal, No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and […]

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We’re going to the Audies!!!

February 11th, 2015 · No Comments · Author/Narrator News

The Audies, sponsored by the Audio Publishers Association (APA), is the premier awards program in the United States recognizing distinction in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment. We’re thrilled to share the exciting news that our title Mandela: An Audio History has been selected as a finalist in the 2015 Audies® competition! And call it a crazy […]

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Host Announced for NPR American Chronicles: First Ladies

August 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Author/Narrator News

HighBridge is pleased to announce that Cokie Roberts will be the host for NPR American Chronicles: First Ladies. While the role of the first lady has changed dramatically over the course of the nation’s history, one thing remains constant: Americans have always been fascinated by the wives of the President. This collection features in-depth profiles […]

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Invictus Star Voices Grange’s Mandela Memoir

June 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Author/Narrator News

HighBridge is pleased to announce that British actress, Adjoa Andoh, will narrate Good Morning, Mr. Mandela, the memoir of Zelda la Grange, Nelson Mandela’s long-time personal assistant. Good Morning, Mr. Mandela tells the story of how the life and beliefs of la Grange, a conservative white Afrikaner who grew up supporting the segregation rules of […]

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Narrators Announced for The Future for Curious People

May 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Author/Narrator News

HighBridge is pleased to announce that Heather Corrigan and Justin D. Torres will be narrating The Future for Curious People, a unique and clever new novel by author Gregory Sherl. The Future for Curious People imagines a world in which an “envisionist” can tell you whether your partner is really your soulmate. With this sort […]

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Nicola Barber to Narrate Jackaby

April 23rd, 2014 · No Comments · Author/Narrator News

HighBridge is excited to announce Jackaby by William Ritter, a new young adult supernatural mystery from Algonquin Young Readers, releasing this September. We are equally excited to announce that two-time Audie Award winner Nicola Barber will be narrating the audiobook. Already being billed as a “Doctor Who meets Sherlock,” Ritter’s debut novel features a detective […]

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