Thursday, December 1

1997 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest Winner and Nominees

1997 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest Winner

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

Anne Fadiman

A study in the collision between Western medicine and the beliefs of a traditional culture focuses on a hospitalized child of Laotian immigrants whose belief that illness is a spiritual matter comes into conflict with doctors’ methods….

1997 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest Shortlist

Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster
Jon Krakauer
Our Guys: The Glen Ridge Rape and the Secret Life of the Perfect Suburb
Our Guys: The Glen Ridge Rape and the Secret Life of the Perfect Suburb
Bernard Lefkowitz
Race, Crime, and the Law
Race, Crime, and the Law
Randall Kennedy
The Rise and Fall of Gay Culture
The Rise and Fall of Gay Culture
Daniel Harris

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