Sunday, December 4

2012 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest Winner and Nominees

2012 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest Winner

Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity

Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity

Katherine Boo

This brilliant work of reportage on the Mumbai slum called Annawadi, and the true-life stories of some of its inhabitants, is a powerful and unforgettable account of the impact of corruption, inequality, globalization and religion in an Indian megacity. It…

2012 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest Shortlist

Nature Wars: The Incredible Story of How Wildlife Comebacks Turned Backyards into Battlegrounds
Nature Wars: The Incredible Story of How Wildlife Comebacks Turned Backyards into Battlegrounds
Jim Sterba
On Saudi Arabia: Its People, Past, Religion, Fault Lines—and Future
On Saudi Arabia: Its People, Past, Religion, Fault Lines—and Future
Karen Elliott House
Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power
Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power
Steve Coll
The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor
The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor
Jake Tapper

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