Friday, December 9

2006 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest Winner and Nominees

2006 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest Winner

Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance

Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance

Ian Buruma

It was an emblematic crime: on a November day in Amsterdam, an angry young Muslim man shot and killed the Dutch filmmaker Theo van Gogh, iconic European provocateur, for making a movie with the anti-Islam politician Ayaan Hersi Ali. After shooting van Gogh…

2006 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest Shortlist

Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq's Green Zone
Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq’s Green Zone
Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Strange Piece of Paradise
Strange Piece of Paradise
Terri Jentz
The Beautiful Fall: Lagerfeld, Saint Laurent, and Glorious Excess in 1970s Paris
The Beautiful Fall: Lagerfeld, Saint Laurent, and Glorious Excess in 1970s Paris
Alicia Drake
The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast
The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast
Douglas Brinkley

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