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Hanna Verboom and Jochem Myjer win prize for audiobook

Hanna Verboom and Jochem Myjer win prize for audiobook

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Actress Hanna Verboom and comedian Jochem Myjer are the first winners of the Hebban Awards for the best audiobooks of the year.

That is Sunday be announced during The Perstribune on NPO Radio 1.

Verboom read the novel Second chances by Martyn van Beek for and win the prize in the category of adults. They took on, among others, Hugo Borst, who is his own book Ma read, and Kees Hulst, that The ditch of Herman Koch encourage.

Myjer is awarded in the category child & youth for the audio version of his own children’s book, The Gorgels.

The Hebban Award for best audiobook is the successor of the Audiobook Award, which was awarded by the CPNB. Last year, it was awarded to Adriaan van Dis, whose Character of F. Bordewijk read.

With the announcement of the prizes and ends the Week of the Audiobook. The week is an initiative of website for books and lezerscommunity Hebban, of which more than 127.000 Dutch and Flemish people are members of.

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