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Genre Study: Audiobooks – Full Cast and Cinematic

August 3, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Assignment: Fully cast and Cinematic/Original


We will be discussing full cast and cinematic audiobooks. A full cast audiobook uses the text of a book, but is read by a full cast of actors as opposed to a single narrator. A cinematic audiobook, also referred to as an audio drama, are scripted to be listened to and typically remove the narrative portions of the text and add music or sound effects.

Please listen to 1-2 audiobooks. Below is a list of suggested titles, but you are free to choose any title that falls within either category.

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Suggested titles: Feel free to use a title off this list or select one of your own.

A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James, read by Cherise Boothe, Dwight Bacquie, Johnathan McClain, Robertson Dean, Robert Younis, Ryan Anderson

 Alien: Out of the Shadows by Tim Lebbon, read by Laurel Lefkow, Rutger Hauer, Matthew Lewis, Kathryn Drysdale, Corey Johnson, Barbara Barnes, Abdul Salis, Andrea Deck, Nathan Osgood, Mac McDonald, Regina Brandolino

 American Gods(10th Anniversary Edition) by Neil Gaiman, read by Fred Berman, Anne Bobby, Dennis Boutsikaris, Tim Cain, Richard Ferrone, Adam Grupper, Sarah Jones, Pete Larkin, Mikhil Maindiratta, Kathleen McInerney, Ron McLarty, Prentice Onayemi, Daniel Oreskes, Paula Parker, Nicole Quinn, Maggi-Meg Reed, Yelena Shmulenson, Teddy Walsh, Alan Winter, Oliver Wyman

 Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid, read by Jennifer Beals, Benjamin Bratt, Judy Greer, Pablo Schreiber

 Doctor Aphra by Sarah Kuhn, read by Emily Woo Zeller, Jonathan Davis, Sean Patrick Hopkins, Sean Kenin, Nicole Lewis, Carol Monda, Euan Morton, Catherine Taber, Marc Thompson

 The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell, read by Tamaryn Payne, Bea Holland, Dominic Thorburn

 The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman, read by Philip Pullman, Joanna Wyatt, Robert Degas, Alison Dowling, Douglas Blackwell, Jill Shiling, Stephen Thorne, Sean Barrett, Garrick Hagon, John O’Connor, Susan Sheridan

 Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff, read by Olivia Taylor Dudley, Lincoln, Jonathan McCain, Kimberly Farr, Donnabella Mortel, Matthew Frow, Ryan Gesell, Sile Bermingham, Beata Pozniak, Jolene Kim, Emma Bering

 The Regional Office is Under Attack! By Manuel Gonzales, read by Mike Chamberlain, Natasha Soudek, Sarah Scott, Susan Hanfield

 Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo, read by Jay Snyder, Brandon Rubin, Fred Berman, Lauren Fortgang, Roger Clark, Elizabeth Evans, Tristan Morris

 Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel, read by Andy Secombe, Eric Meyers, Laurel Lefkow, Charlie Anson, Liza Ross, William Hope, Christopher Ragland, Katharine Mangold, Adna Sablyich

 Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang, read by Greta Jung, Jenny Zhang, Kim Mai Guest

 The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern, read by Dominic Hoffman, Dion Graham, Bahni Turpin, Fiona Hardingham, Allan Corduner, Jorjeana Marie

 World War Z by Max Brooks, read by Max Brooks, Steve Park, Fank Kamai, Nathan Fillion, Paul Sorvino, Adetokumboh M’Cormack, Carl Reiner, Waleed Zuaiter, Jay O. Sanders, Dennis Boutsikaris, Martin Scorsese, Simon Pegg, Denise Crosby, Bruce Boxleitner, Ajay Naidu, Nicki Clyne, Jeri Ryan, Henry Rollins, Maz Jobrani, Mark Hamill, Eamonn Walker, Jurgen Prochnow, David Ogden Stiers, Michelle Kholos Brooks, Kal Penn, Alan Alda, Dean Edwards, Frank Darabont, Becky Ann Baker, Parminder Nagra, Brain Tee, Masi Oka, Frank Kamai, John Tuturro, Ric Young, Alfred Molina, John McElroy, Common, F. Murray Abraham, Rene Auberjonois



August 3, 2023
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm