Hachette Audio is publisher of a variety of popular genres in audio form, matching HBG material with talented actors, composers, and producers to find its fullest expression. Our audiobooks, available on CD and as digital downloads, are primarily based on unabridged material published in print and as ebooks by Grand Central Publishing, Little, Brown & Company, FaithWords, Center Street, Orbit, and Little, Brown for Young Readers. We are delighted to bring the audiobook format to a larger and larger audience and to collaborate with an ever-growing cast of authors, agents, editors, and sister companies around the world. Hyperion Audio was recently acquired by Hachette Audio, and Gildan Audio is a distribution client.
Author of The Fear, Robert Mugabe and the Martyrdom of Zimbabwe, was born and raised in Zimbabwe. After studying law and international relations at Cambridge and Oxford, he became a foreign correspondent, reporting from over 60 countries, including covering wars in Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Uganda. He is an award-winning documentary-maker and screenwriter. His film, The Industry of Death, won the gold medal for investigative film at the New York Film Festival. He is the author of five non-fiction books including When a Crocodile Eats the Sun, a Memoir of Africa, which won the Borders Original Voices Award and was selected by American Libraries Association as a Notable Book winner for 2008. He has taught writing at the New School, Princeton and Columbia, and he is a 2010 Guggenheim Fellow. He now lives in Manhattan and contributes regularly to National Geographic, New York Times magazine, and BBC Radio, among others.
Kate Atkinson lives in Edinburgh. Her first novel, Behind the Scenes at the Museum, was named Whitbread Book of the Year in the U.K. in 1995, and was followed by Human Croquet, Emotionally Weird, Not the End of the World, Case Histories, One Good Turn, and When Will There Be Good News?. Her latest Started Early, Took My Dog features Jackson Brodie, her irresistibly flawed detective hero.
Michael Koryta's audiobooks read by Robert Petkoff are fan favorites! His latest, The Ridge, is brand new and just as compelling as So Cold the River and The Cypress House.
At turns heartbreaking, uplifting, and riotously funny, QUEEN OF AMERICA reconfirms Luis Alberto Urrea's status as a writer of the first rank. Unfortunately, you'll have to wait for December's publication date to listen to him narrate this new novel. However, for the first time ever, Urrea's important work of nonfiction, The Devil's Highway, will be available for the first time, unabridged, as an audiobook read by the author.