Stefan Rudnicki

Stefan Rudnicki is an award winning audiobook narrator, director and producer. He was born in Poland and now resides in Studio City, California. He has narrated more than three hundred audiobooks and has participated in over a thousand as a writer, producer, or director. He is a recipient of multiple Audie Awards and AudioFile Earphones Awards as well as a Grammy Award, a Bram Stoker Award, and a Ray Bradbury Award. He received AudioFile’s award for 2008 Best Voice in Science Fiction and Fantasy. Along with a cast of other narrators, Rudnicki has read a number of Orson Scott Card's best-selling science fiction novels. He worked extensively with many other science fiction authors, including David Weber and Ben Bova. In reviewing the twentieth anniversary edition audiobook of Card’s Ender's Game, Publishers Weekly stated, "Rudnicki, with his lulling, sonorous voice, does a fine job articulating Ender's inner struggle between the kind, peaceful boy he wants to be and the savage, violent actions he is frequently forced to take." Rudnicki is also a stage actor and director.


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Earth Afire by Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston

Watch the trailer for Earth Afire, the second book in the First Formic War series!

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Ender's Game Movie Final Trailer

Watch the second trailer for Ender's Game, staring Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley, Aramis Knight, Hailee Steinfeld, Jimmy Pinchak, Viola Davis, and Abigail Breslin

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Ender's Game Movie Official Trailer

Watch the official Ender's Game movie trailer, staring Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley, Aramis Knight, Hailee Steinfeld, Jimmy Pinchak, Viola Davis, and Abigail Breslin

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Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman on Bones of the Dragon

Authors Tracy Hickman and Margaret Weis discuss their novel Bones of the Dragon from the Dragonships of Vindras series.

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Ben Bova discusses The Aftermath

Hugo Award-winning author Ben Bova discusses The Aftermath, the fourth book in The Asteroid Wars series.

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Orson Scott Card discusses his book, Empire

The American Empire has grown too fast, and the fault lines at home are stressed to the breaking point. The war of words between Right and Left has collapsed into a shooting war, though most people just want to be left alone.

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Orson Scott Card discusses Ender Sequel: Ender in Exile

After twenty-three years, this is the first true, direct sequel to Ender's Game featuring Ender as a teenager.

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Jay Lake Interviews Ken Scholes

Ken Scholes talks about his first book, Lamentation, with friend and author, Jay Lake.

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Bones of the Dragon by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman--Audio Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from the fantasy novel Bones of the Dragon by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman. Welcome to the World of Dragonships! Filled with heroes and heroines young and old (as well as human and non) spanning locales of exotic adventure in a magic-forged world, this is a series that fully illustrates the mastery of world-building and storytelling that has made Weis and Hickman into the bestselling fantasy co-authors of all time.

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Lamentation by Ken Scholes--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Ken Scholes' epic fantasy novel Lamentation, narrated by Stefan Rudnicki, Scott Brick, William Dufris and Maggi-Meg Reed. This remarkable first novel from an award-winning short fiction writer will take readers away to a new world -- an Earth so far in the distant future that our time is not even a memory; a world where magick is commonplace and great areas of the planet are impassable wastes.

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The Crystal City by Orson Scott Card--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Orson Scott Card's fantasy novel The Crystal City, read by Stefan Rudnicki, M.E. Willis and full cast. From the end of the 18th century, Americans travelled west to find new homes and new lands. They brought with them the magics of plain people. It is from these roots of the American dream that award-winning writer Orson Scott Card has crafted what the Charlotte Observer called "a uniquely American fantasy."

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A War of Gifts by Orson Scott Card--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Orson Scott Card's science fiction novel A War of Gifts. Card offers a Christmas gift to his millions of fans with this short novel set during Ender's first years at the Battle School where it is forbidden to celebrate religious holidays.

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Hidden Empire by Orson Scott Card--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Orson Scott Card's science fiction novel Hidden Empire, read by the author, Stefan Rudnicki and Rusty Humphries. In this sequel to Card's bestselling novel Empire, Averell Torrent has become President of the United States, with enormous political and popular support and, if people only realized it, a tight grip on the reins of both political parties. He has launched America into a get-tough, this-world-is-our-empire foreign policy stance.

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Empire by Orson Scott Card--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Orson Scott Card's science fiction novel Empire, narrated by Stefan Rudnicki and the author. The American Empire has grown too fast, and the fault lines at home are stressed to the breaking point. The war of words between Right and Left has collapsed into a shooting war. The battle rages between the high-technology weapons on one side, and militia foot-soldiers on the other, devastating the cities, and overrunning the countryside.

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Ender in Exile by Orson Scott Card--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Orson Scott Card's science fiction novel Ender in Exile, narrated by Stefan Rudnicki and cast. Card returns to his best-selling sci-fi series with this new Ender novel. At the close of Ender's Game, Andrew Wiggin -- called Ender by everyone -- is told that he can no longer live on Earth, and he realizes that this is the truth.

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Shadow Puppets by Orson Scott Card--audiobook excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Orson Scott Card's science fiction novel Shadow Puppets. In this sequel to the New York Times Bestselling Ender's Shadow and Ender's Game, Bestselling author Orson Scott Card brings to life a new chapter in the saga of Ender's Earth. Peter Wiggin, Ender's older, more ruthless, brother, sees that any hope for the future of Earth lies in restoring a sense of unity and purpose.

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Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Orson Scott Card's science fiction novel Speaker for the Dead, the thrilling sequel to Ender's Game and winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards. This full cast unabridged recording includes an original postscript written and recorded by the author.

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Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Orson Scott Card's classic science fiction novel Ender's Game, winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards. This audiobook is narrated by Stefan Rudnicki, Harlan Ellison and cast.

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Mercury by Ben Bova--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Ben Bova's science fiction novel Mercury, part of his bestselling SF series The Grand Tour. The audiobook is read by Stefan Rudnicki, Arte Johnson and Moira Quirk.

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Saturn by Ben Bova--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Ben Bova's science fiction novel Saturn, part of his Grand Tour series. Following the bestselling, widely-praised Venus and Jupiter, Ben Bova offers a new adventure of solar system discovery like nothing previously imagined. Second in size only to Jupiter, bigger than a thousand Earths but light enough to float in water, home of crushing gravity and delicate, seemingly impossible rings, it dazzles and attracts us: Saturn.

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The Aftermath by Ben Bova--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Ben Bova's science fiction novel The Aftermath, narrated by Emily Janice Card, Gabrielle de Cuir, Stephen Hoye, and Stefan Rudnicki. In the wake of the Asteroid Wars that tore across the solar system, Victor Zacharius makes his living running the ore-carrier Syracuse. When the Syracuse stumbles into the middle of a military attack on the habitat Chrysalis, Victor flees in a control pod to draw the attacker's attention away from his family.

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Keeper of Dreams, Volume 1

Orson Scott Card; Read by Stefan Rudnicki
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A volume of short stories from one of science fiction’s most beloved and popular writers.


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Keeper of Dreams, Volume 3

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Keeper of Dreams, Volume 2

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Other Tales from the Ender Universe
Orson Scott Card; Read by Gabrielle De Cuir, Amanda Karr and Stefan Rudnicki
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Welcome to the Enderverse. When Orson Scott Card first published "Ender's Game" as a novella in 1977, few would have predicted that it would become one of...


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