Tuesday, March 2

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

2017 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Henry David Thoreau: A Life Laura Dassow Walls

Henry David Thoreau: A Life

Laura Dassow Walls

2016 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Hitler: Ascent, 1889-1939 Volker Ullrich

Hitler: Ascent, 1889-1939

Volker Ullrich

2015 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Listening to Stone: The Art and Life of Isamu Noguchi Hayden Herrera

Listening to Stone: The Art and Life of Isamu Noguchi

Hayden Herrera

2014 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Napoleon: A Life Andrew Roberts

Napoleon: A Life

Andrew Roberts

2013 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Bolivar: American Liberator, Marie Arana

Bolivar: American Liberator,

Marie Arana

2012 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

The Passage of Power: Volume 4 of The Years of Lyndon Johnson Robert A. Caro

The Passage of Power: Volume 4 of The Years of Lyndon Johnson

Robert A. Caro

2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Attorney for the Damned, John A. Farrell Clarence Darrow

Attorney for the Damned, John A. Farrell

Clarence Darrow

2010 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption Laura Hillenbrand

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption

Laura Hillenbrand

2009 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits Linda Gordon

Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits

Linda Gordon

2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

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

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

Paula J. Giddings

2007 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Young Stalin Simon Sebag Montefiore

Young Stalin

Simon Sebag Montefiore

2006 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination Neal Gabler

Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination

Neal Gabler

2005 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Matisse the Master: Volume 2. The Conquest of Colour: 1909-1954 Hilary Spurling

Matisse the Master: Volume 2. The Conquest of Colour: 1909-1954

Hilary Spurling

2004 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

de Kooning: An American Master Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan

de Kooning: An American Master

Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan

2003 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization Neil Smith

American Empire: Roosevelt’s Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization

Neil Smith

2002 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Master of the Senate: Volume 3 of The Years of Lyndon Johnson Robert A. Caro

Master of the Senate: Volume 3 of The Years of Lyndon Johnson

Robert A. Caro

2001 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Theodore Rex Edmund Morris

Theodore Rex

Edmund Morris

2000 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Jefferson Davis, American William J. Cooper

Jefferson Davis, American

William J. Cooper

1999 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette Judith Thurman

Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette

Judith Thurman

1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Lindbergh A. Scott Berg

Lindbergh

A. Scott Berg

1997 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Whittaker Chambers: A Biography Sam Tanenhaus

Whittaker Chambers: A Biography

Sam Tanenhaus

1996 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Angela's Ashes: A Memoir Frank McCourt

Angela’s Ashes: A Memoir

Frank McCourt

1995 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Under My Skin: Volume 1 of My Autobiography, to 1949 Doris May Lessing

Under My Skin: Volume 1 of My Autobiography, to 1949

Doris May Lessing

1994 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Shot in the Heart Mikal Gilmore

Shot in the Heart

Mikal Gilmore

1993 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Daniel Boone: The Life and Legend of an American Pioneer John Mack Faragher

Daniel Boone: The Life and Legend of an American Pioneer

John Mack Faragher

1992 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume 1. 1884-1933 Blanche Wiesen Cook

Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume 1. 1884-1933

Blanche Wiesen Cook

1991 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Righteous Pilgrim: The Life and Times of Harold L. Ickes, 1874-1952 Tom H. Watkins

Righteous Pilgrim: The Life and Times of Harold L. Ickes, 1874-1952

Tom H. Watkins

1990 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

A First-Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt Geoffrey C. Ward

A First-Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt

Geoffrey C. Ward

1989 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

This Boy's Life: A Memoir Tobias Wolff

This Boy’s Life: A Memoir

Tobias Wolff

1988 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Nora: The Real Life of Molly Bloom Brenda Maddox

Nora: The Real Life of Molly Bloom

Brenda Maddox

1987 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Hemingway Kenneth S. Lynn

Hemingway

Kenneth S. Lynn

1986 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Alexander Pope: A Life Maynard Mack

Alexander Pope: A Life

Maynard Mack

1985 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Solzhenitsyn: A Biography Michael Scammell

Solzhenitsyn: A Biography

Michael Scammell

1984 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

The Nightmare of Reason: A Life of Franz Kafka Ernst Pawel

The Nightmare of Reason: A Life of Franz Kafka

Ernst Pawel

1983 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House Seymour Hersh

The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House

Seymour Hersh

1982 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Waldo Emerson Gay Wilson Allen

Waldo Emerson

Gay Wilson Allen

1981 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, a Vanished Way of Life…Theodore Roosevelt David McCullough

Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, a Vanished Way of Life…Theodore Roosevelt

David McCullough