44: Star Wars Audiobooks with Nick Martorelli

Audiobook producer Nick Martorelli joins me to discuss Star Wars audiobook production including the recently released full cast Dooku: Jedi Lost, and the narrators and soundscapes that help bring the Star Wars novels to life. We also discuss upcoming Star Wars releases including Thrawn: Treason and Galaxy's Edge novels.

Nick Martorelli spent a decade as a professional actor before switching to a career in book publishing. He started in ebook production before becoming an audiobook producer with Penguin Random House, where he works on a wide variety of books, including the Star Wars programs. Originally from Philadelphia, Nick considers himself a Trekkie, a Sherlockian, and whatever fans of Superman call themselves.

Referenced Star Wars Works:

Thrawn Trilogy (Legends)

Complete Star Wars Trilogy (NPR audio drama)

Dooku: Jedi Lost

Star Wars: The Mighty Chewbacca in the Forest of Fear

Alphabet Squadron

Thrawn: Treason

Galaxy's Edge: Black Spire

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge: A Crash of Fate

Other referenced works:

Moonraker

The Shadow (1994 Movie)

The Shadow (Radio drama)

Sherlock Holmes (Radio drama)

Dick Tracy (Radio drama)

Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (Radio drama)

Aurora Rising

Related Episodes:

38: Dooku: Jedi Lost (Star Wars)

19: Star Wars: Thrawn Series

38: Dooku: Jedi Lost (Star Wars)

Dooku: Jedi Lost (Star Wars), written by Cavan Scott, and narrated by a full cast is an audio only Star Wars novel that explores Count Dooku's past from his beginnings as a youngling through his departure from the Jedi order. Published by Penguin Random House Audio.

Narrated by a full cast:

  • Orlagh Cassidy as Asajj Ventress
  • Euan Morton as Dooku
  • Pete Bradbury as Gretz Droom
  • Jonathan Davis as Qui-Gon Jinn
  • Neil Hellegers as Ramil
  • Sean Kenin as Sifo-Dyas
  • January LaVoy as Jor Aerith
  • Saskia Maarleveld as Jenza
  • Carol Monda as Lene Kostana
  • Robert Petkoff as Ky Narec
  • Rebecca Soler as Yula Braylon
  • Marc Thompson as Yoda

Advanced copy received for review purposes.

Recording Star Wars Dooku: Jedi Lost audiobook (YouTube)

Thrawn: Alliances (Star Wars)

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