University of Toronto Press Launches an Audiobook Program

Toronto, ON –February 27, 2024 University of Toronto Press (UTP) is pleased to introduce its audiobook program, offering to readers and listeners a robust selection of new and bestselling books in audio format.

With a well-regarded publishing program dating back to 1901 and a global network of authors, University of Toronto Press has a long-standing history of offering critical content to global audiences. Developing its books in audio format is a natural expansion of UTP’s publishing strategy and will help make leading research and stories more accessible to readers.

“With the mission to connect ideas for a better world, the dissemination of knowledge is at the core of what we do,” says Antonia Pop, Vice President, Publishing at UTP. “Audiobooks offer another way to support this mission, and we are very excited to share with global audiences our authors’ unique and critical voices in this format.”  

UTP kicks off its audiobook program with an offering that reflects the range of voices, issues, and perspectives that characterize its celebrated catalogue of print and digital books.  

UTP’s inaugural audiobook lineup features titles from its trade imprint, Aevo UTP, such as Solved: How the World’s Great Cities Are Fixing the Climate Crisis by former Mayor of Toronto David Miller (narrated by the author); Sticky, Sexy, Sad, an illuminating look at the darker side of dating apps by anthropologist of sexuality Treena Orchard; and Business the NHL Way by sports business experts Norm O’Reilly and Rick Burton (with a foreword narrated by NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and afterword narrated by Hayley Wickenheiser, Assistant General Manager to the Toronto Maple Leafs).

The audiobook program will also showcase books from the Rotman-UTP Publishing line such as Paradoxical Leadership: How to Make Complexity an Advantageby corporate strategist Ivo Brughmans and Flow: How the Best Supply Chains Thrive by two of North America’s leading voices in business logistics management, Rob Handfield and Tom Linton.

Among many other diverse titles, the audiobook program will also include anthropologist Michael Lambek’s memoir of life at his family’s renowned glass house, Villa Tugendhat in Brno, Czech Republic, Behind the Glass and a 40th Anniversary Edition of Irving Abella and Harold Troper’s groundbreaking history of Canada’s antisemitic immigration practices during WWII, None Is Too Many (narrated by former Supreme Court Justice Rosie Abella). 

About the University of Toronto Press

The University of Toronto Press (UTP) is one of the largest university presses in North America, publishing landmark scholarship since 1901. Each year UTP releases over 200 new scholarly, course, and general interest books in both print and ebook format and over 55 journals. In addition, UTP manages the distribution for over 200 publishers and imprints in Canada, the US, and around the world, with warehouses in Toronto, Ontario and Buffalo, New York. UTP also runs all of the University of Toronto Bookstores across the three main campuses, serving over 95,000 students and 15,000 faculty. For more information, please visit


Chris Reed, Publicist, University of Toronto Press | 416-978-2239 ext. 2248