Tuesday, December 6

2014 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest Winner and Nominees

2014 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest Winner

The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League

The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League

Jeff Hobbs

Traces a young man’s effort to escape the dangers of the streets and his own nature after graduating from Yale, describing his youth in violent 1980s Newark, efforts to navigate two fiercely insular worlds and life-ending drug deals. 75,000 first printing….

2014 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest Shortlist

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
Atul Gawande
Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free
Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free
Héctor Tobar
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
Bryan Stevenson
The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
Matt Taibbi

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