Audiobooks

We publish a selection of our books as audiobooks. We believe that it is our responsibility and privilege to bring our books to a diverse and dynamic community, making the most of new technologies to ensure that we fulfill our most fundamental mission—to bring scholarly ideas to the world. Our audio publishing program allows us to expand our reach and engage with our readers in a creative and exciting way.

Our commitment to quality is central to our audio publishing, and we deliver the finest narration and sound editing as well as a broad distribution network that allows us to reach scholars, students, and engaged listeners everywhere. We work closely with the audio production company Sound Understanding, who are specialists in nonfiction, as well as the most experienced and engaged narrators.

Featured Audiobooks

Behind the Scenes with Princeton Audio

Get an exciting behind-the-scenes look at the making of the audiobook of acclaimed scientist Martin Rees’s On the Future—the first title to be produced by Princeton Audio, Princeton University Press’s new audiobook division. Go inside the recording studio and watch as Rees narrates the introduction and as acclaimed actor Samuel West skillfully brings the rest of the book to life. Also see Rees and West discuss the book and the process of creating the audiobook, and learn more about the launch of Princeton Audio.

Featured Narrators

Our Partners in Audio Publishing

Princeton University Press is proud to have licensed rights to more than 250 audiobooks to several of the audio publishing industry’s leading publishers. You will find audio editions of our books published under the imprints of Recorded Books, Blackstone Audio, Tantor Media, HighBridge Audio, Audible, University Press Audio, and other partners. Our partners have considerable experience and expertise in audio publishing and we are delighted to make our books available in audio format through their imprints.

A Selection of Our Partner Audiobooks

Welcome to the Universe
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Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss, and J. Richard Gott
The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking
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Edward B. Burger and Michael Starbird
1177 B.C.
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Eric H. Cline