Their Words, Their Voices

Whether it's a tell-all memoir or a fantastic piece of fiction, authors know their subject matter better than anyone. So when a great author also happens to be a terrific narrator, the result can be a real masterpiece. Here some of the very best author-narrated books.
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    • Love Life

    • By: Rob Lowe
    • Narrated by: Rob Lowe
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,690
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,476
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,467

    Love Life serves up another delicious selection of intimate stories and observations from Rob Lowe's life, told with humor, warmth, and brutal honesty....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Open, Honest, Sentimental... not quite as Intimate

    • By Kelly on 01-07-16
    • By: Rob Lowe
    • Narrated by: Rob Lowe
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
    • Release date: 04-08-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 2,690 ratings

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Coreyography

    • By: Corey Feldman
    • Narrated by: Corey Feldman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,388
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,292
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,290

    A deeply personal and revealing Hollywood-survival story.....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Didn't like the Two Coreys, but liked this.

    • By ricketsj on 04-29-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • I Don't Know What You Know Me From

    • Confessions of a Co-Star
    • By: Judy Greer
    • Narrated by: Judy Greer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 698
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 638
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 635

    Judy Greer is taking pen to paper and in her honest, self-deprecating, and hilariously relatable way reminding us why she's not America's sweetheart but America's best friend....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Yay!!! Another Audible Favorite!

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-10-14

    Regular price: $22.40

    • My Mother Was Nuts

    • A Memoir
    • By: Penny Marshall
    • Narrated by: Penny Marshall
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,932
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,713
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,714

    Most people know Penny Marshall as the director of Big and A League of Their Own. What they don’t know is her trailblazing career was a happy accident....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Listen up - not to be read!

    • By GaylM on 10-17-12

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Who I Am

    • By: Pete Townshend
    • Narrated by: Pete Townshend
    • Length: 17 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 742
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 685
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 678

    From the voice of a generation: the most highly anticipated autobiography of the year, and the story of a man who....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Phenomenal

    • By Cow Poke McGhee on 10-11-12

    Regular price: $39.92

    • Does This Baby Make Me Look Straight?

    • Confessions of a Gay Dad
    • By: Dan Bucatinsky
    • Narrated by: Dan Bucatinsky
    • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 769
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 708
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 706

    Bucatinsky’s soul-baring and honest stories tap into that all-encompassing, and very human, hunger to be a parent - and the life-changing and often ridiculous road to getting there....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Funny and Heartwarming

    • By Mary on 03-25-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Still Foolin' 'Em

    • Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys
    • By: Billy Crystal
    • Narrated by: Billy Crystal
    • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,991
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,639
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,635

    Billy Crystal is 65, and he's not happy about it....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Disarmingly Honest

    • By David Shear on 09-12-13

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Most Talkative

    • Stories from the Front Lines of Pop Culture
    • By: Andy Cohen
    • Narrated by: Andy Cohen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,152
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,037
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,029

    The man behind the Real Housewives writes about his lifelong love affair with pop culture that brought him from the suburbs of St. Louis to his own television show....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • If you're depressed, listen to this book!!!

    • By Roberta on 07-02-12
    • Stories from the Front Lines of Pop Culture
    • By: Andy Cohen
    • Narrated by: Andy Cohen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
    • Release date: 05-08-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,152 ratings

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Seriously...I'm Kidding

    • By: Ellen DeGeneres
    • Narrated by: Ellen DeGeneres
    • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5,358
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,749
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4,717

    "I've experienced a whole lot the last few years and I have a lot to share....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Exactly what you would expect from Ellen

    • By R. Strauss on 12-19-11

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Grace: A Memoir

    • By: Grace Coddington
    • Narrated by: Grace Coddington
    • Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 220
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203

    Beautiful. Willful. Charming. Blunt. Grace Coddington’s extraordinary talent and fierce dedication to her work as creative director of Vogue have made her an international icon....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Grace a Memoir

    • By Mary on 02-13-13

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Kitchen Confidential

    • Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
    • By: Anthony Bourdain
    • Narrated by: Anthony Bourdain
    • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17,604
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14,157
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14,108

    deliciously funny and shockingly delectable audiobook, sure to delight gourmands and philistines alike....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Kitchen Confidential

    • By Holly on 02-20-03

    Regular price: $21.27

    • I, Rhoda

    • By: Valerie Harper
    • Narrated by: Valerie Harper
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 104
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 91

    Valerie Harper is finally ready to tell her story. In this, her first memoir, the beloved and award-winning television actress reflects on the role that made her famous....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What an Amazing Life!

    • By Dr. Z. on 03-11-13

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Handbook for an Unpredictable Life

    • How I Survived Sister Renata and My Crazy Mother, and Still Came Out Smiling (with Great Hair)
    • By: Rosie Perez
    • Narrated by: Rosie Perez
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 220
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203

    Rosie Perez first caught our attention with her fierce dance in the title sequence of Do the Right Thing and has since defined herself as a funny and talented actress....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Had me hooked from page 1...

    • By Rhonda Hill on 05-31-14

    Regular price: $33.60

    • Born Standing Up

    • A Comic's Life
    • By: Steve Martin
    • Narrated by: Steve Martin
    • Length: 4 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,788
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,780
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,743

    In the mid-70s, Steve Martin exploded onto the comedy scene. By 1978 he was the biggest concert draw in the history of stand-up....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic

    • By Andrew on 11-30-07

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Shatner Rules

    • Your Key to Understanding the Shatnerverse and the World at Large
    • By: William Shatner, Chris Regan
    • Narrated by: William Shatner
    • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 505
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 471
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 469

    Admit it. You love William Shatner....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I can't believe he's 80!

    • By colleen on 07-09-12

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Face the Music

    • A Life Exposed
    • By: Paul Stanley
    • Narrated by: Paul Stanley
    • Length: 12 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,137
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,069
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,067

    Face the Music is the shocking, funny, smart, inspirational story of one of rock’s most enduring icons and the group he helped create, define, and immortalize....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Honest, upfront reflection - well worth your time

    • By Stephanie on 04-19-14

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Guts

    • The Endless Follies and Tiny Triumphs of a Giant Disaster
    • By: Kristen Johnston
    • Narrated by: Kristen Johnston
    • Length: 4 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,193
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,093
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,088

    The two-time Emmy Award-winning actress has written her first book, a surprisingly raw and triumphant memoir....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Should win awards for best audiobook performance

    • By Ohjohnny on 03-19-12
    • The Endless Follies and Tiny Triumphs of a Giant Disaster
    • By: Kristen Johnston
    • Narrated by: Kristen Johnston
    • Length: 4 hrs and 21 mins
    • Release date: 03-13-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,193 ratings

    Regular price: $18.85

    • Tough Sh-t

    • Life Advice from a Fat, Lazy Slob Who Did Good
    • By: Kevin Smith
    • Narrated by: Kevin Smith
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,284
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3,054
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,052

    Profane, honest, and totally real advice from comedian and director Kevin Smith - one of America's most original voices....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bow at the feet of Kevin Smith!

    • By january on 05-24-12
    • Life Advice from a Fat, Lazy Slob Who Did Good
    • By: Kevin Smith
    • Narrated by: Kevin Smith
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Release date: 03-20-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3,284 ratings

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Stories I Only Tell My Friends

    • An Autobiography
    • By: Rob Lowe
    • Narrated by: Rob Lowe
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,911
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,872
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,832

    A wryly funny and surprisingly moving account of an extraordinary life lived almost entirely in the public eye....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book and Great Story

    • By Natalie J. Belle MD on 04-30-11

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Drama

    • An Actor's Education
    • By: John Lithgow
    • Narrated by: John Lithgow
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 398
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 358
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 357

    In this riveting and surprising personal history, John Lithgow shares a backstage view of his own struggle, crisis, and discovery....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb

    • By Diane Havens on 05-15-12
    • An Actor's Education
    • By: John Lithgow
    • Narrated by: John Lithgow
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
    • Release date: 09-27-11
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 398 ratings

    Regular price: $28.51

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