_Publishers Weekly_ has announced its "Listen Up Awards" for the best
audiobooks of 2005. In the Biography/Memoir category, _Mark Twain: A Life_
by Ron Powers (read by the author), was recognized. Incidental music between
tracks is performed by Powers' sons, Dean and Kevin on guitar, along with
Mike Lussen on banjo. Musical selections from the audiobook were featured in
the recent extended interview with Ron Powers on C-SPAN2 on January 1 & 7.

For those who missed the 3-hour C-SPAN2 broadcast of "In Depth with Ron
Powers," it is also available in streaming video at www.booktv.org

Kevin B.