New York, NY – The Beastie Boys’ 2018 memoir Beastie Boys Book has been nominated for the 2019 Audie Awards’ Audiobook the Year, the very best honor for the medium. The ficial Beastie Boys Book Twitter account celebrated the monumental information on Monday (February four).
“Whoa…Beastie Boys audioBook simply nominated for ‘Audiobook theYear,” the tweet learn.
The submit got here with the hyperlink to the 2019 nominees.
— Beastie Boys Book (@BeastieBoysBook) February 5, 2019
The lengthy awaited memoir begins with the Beasties’ punk rock origins and frequently pays tribute to the late Adam “MCA” Yauch, who handed away from most cancers in 2012.
The audiobook is narrated by the 2 surviving Beasties — Mike D and Adam “Ad-Rock” Horowitz — and a full forged notable leisure figures, together with Steve Buscemi, Elvis Costello, Chuck D, Snoop Dogg, Will Ferrell, Tim Meadows, MC Serch, LL Cool J and Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon.
Last May, Mike D commented on the guide in an Instagram submit.
“I’m unsure in the event you bear in mind or not, however some time in the past we stated that we had been gonna write a guide about our band,” he wrote. “Well, it’s virtually performed and it’s popping out quickly, and that is what it’s gonna appear to be. Kinda good, proper? It’s received somewhat one thing for everybody.”
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I’m not sure if you remember or not, but a while ago we said that we were gonna write a book about our band. Well, it’s almost done and it’s coming out soon, and this is what it’s gonna look like. Kinda nice, right? It’s got a little something for everyone. Pre-order today at beastieboysbook.com #beastieboysbook
In addition to Beastie Boys Book, An American Marriage by Tayari Jones, Calypso by David Sedaris, Children Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, I’ll Be Gone within the Dark by Michelle McNamara and The Good Neighbor by Maxwell King had been additionally nominated within the class.
The winners might be introduced at an awards ceremony on March four, 2019, at Guastavino’s in New York City.