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2006 Audies – Best year to date

This is the last year when I recorded using the ‘Richard Matthews’ name that had been associated up till now with everything I had done for Books-on-Tape/Random House

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Market Forces by Richard K.Morgan

From AudioFile Magazine: In this bizarre tale of the near future, the world has devolved into a Mad Max horror show in which businessmen are required to kill their competition. Simon Vance could have taken this story line either too seriously or too lightly but instead performs the work with the perfect amount of flexibility […]

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Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Anderson

From AudioFile Magazine: For listeners who haven’t heard the classic Andersen fairly tales since their childhood, this collection from a new translation is a joy. All the famous stories are there, including “The Little Mermaid,” “The Ugly Duckling,” and “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” His later works also are included, such as “The Ice Maiden” and […]

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Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

From AudioFile magazine: The foppish English composer living abroad in the ’30s, the vanity publisher imprisoned in a Scottish nursing home, the flinty female journalist exposing corporate malfeasance–these are three story lines from the six tales Mitchell weaves together in a sequence of literary forms (journal, letters, testament, first-person narrative). Each performer reads a section, […]

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