The winners of the Audie Awards, sponsored by the Audiobook Publishers Association, were announced last night at the APA's 23rd annual Audies Gala. The Audiobook of the Year was Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders, read by Nick Offerman, David Sedaris, George Saunders, and a full cast (Random House Audio). See winners in the many categories here.
The winners of the 2017 Reading the West Book Awards, sponsored by the Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association and honoring titles that "exemplify the best in writing and/or illustration whose subject matter is set in the MPIBA region or invokes the spirit of the region," are:
Adult fiction: The Widow Nash by Jamie Harrison (Counterpoint Press)
Adult nonfiction: Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann (Doubleday)
Children's: Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling (Sterling Children's Books)
The winning authors and their books will be celebrated at a luncheon at the MPIBA 2018 Fall Discovery Show in October in Denver, Colo.