Sunday, November 27

2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography Winner

Ida: A Sword Among Lions: Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching

Ida: A Sword Among Lions: Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching

Paula J. Giddings

In the tradition of towering biographies that tell us as much about America as they do about their subject, Ida: A Sword Among Lions is a sweepingnarrative about a country and a crusader embroiled in the struggle against lynching: a practice that imperiled…

2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography Shortlist

American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House
American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House
Jon Meacham
Chagall: A Biography
Chagall: A Biography
Jackie Wullschlager
Democracy's Prisoner: Eugene V. Debs, the Great War, and the Right to Dissent
Democracy’s Prisoner: Eugene V. Debs, the Great War, and the Right to Dissent
Ernest Freeberg
Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
H.W. Brands

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