Monday, October 25

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

2017 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America Nancy MacLean

Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America

Nancy MacLean

2016 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets Svetlana Alexievich (Author), Bela Shayevich (Translator)

Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets

Svetlana Alexievich (Author), Bela Shayevich (Translator)

2015 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security Sarah Chayes

Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security

Sarah Chayes

2014 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

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

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

Jeff Hobbs

2013 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital, Sheri Fink

Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital,

Sheri Fink

2012 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

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

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

Katherine Boo

2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Thinking Fast and Slow Daniel Kahneman

Thinking Fast and Slow

Daniel Kahneman

2010 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine Michael Lewis

The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

Michael Lewis

2009 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Zeitoun Dave Eggers

Zeitoun

Dave Eggers

2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency Barton Gellman

Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency

Barton Gellman

2007 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Soldier's Heart: Reading Literature Through Peace and War at West Point Elizabeth D. Samet

Soldier’s Heart: Reading Literature Through Peace and War at West Point

Elizabeth D. Samet

2006 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

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

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

Ian Buruma

2005 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Night Draws Near: Iraq's People in the Shadow of America's War Anthony Shadid

Night Draws Near: Iraq’s People in the Shadow of America’s War

Anthony Shadid

2004 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Generation Kill: Devil Dogs, Iceman, Captain America, and the New Face of American War Evan Wright

Generation Kill: Devil Dogs, Iceman, Captain America, and the New Face of American War

Evan Wright

2003 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

The New Chinese Empire And What It Means for the United States Ross Terrill

The New Chinese Empire And What It Means for the United States

Ross Terrill

2002 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Harmful to Minors: The Perils of Protecting Children from Sex Judith Levine

Harmful to Minors: The Perils of Protecting Children from Sex

Judith Levine

2001 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America Barbara Ehrenreich

Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

Barbara Ehrenreich

2000 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Way Out There in the Blue: Reagan, Star Wars and the End of the Cold War Frances FitzGerald

Way Out There in the Blue: Reagan, Star Wars and the End of the Cold War

Frances FitzGerald

1999 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Sidewalk Mitchell Duneier

Sidewalk

Mitchell Duneier

1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda Philip Gourevitch

We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda

Philip Gourevitch

1997 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down Anne Fadiman

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

Anne Fadiman

1996 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War Peter Maass

Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War

Peter Maass

1995 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Life on the Color Line: The True Story of a White Boy Who Discovered He Was Black Gregory Howard Williams

Life on the Color Line: The True Story of a White Boy Who Discovered He Was Black

Gregory Howard Williams

1994 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Diplomacy Henry A. Kissinger

Diplomacy

Henry A. Kissinger

1993 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Mexican Americans: The Ambivalent Minority Peter Skerry

Mexican Americans: The Ambivalent Minority

Peter Skerry

1992 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

The End of History and the Last Man Francis Fukuyama

The End of History and the Last Man

Francis Fukuyama

1991 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Why Americans Hate Politics: The Death of the Democratic Process E.J. Dionne

Why Americans Hate Politics: The Death of the Democratic Process

E.J. Dionne

1990 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Disappearing Through the Skylight: Culture and Technology in the Twentieth Century O.B. Hardison, Jr.

Disappearing Through the Skylight: Culture and Technology in the Twentieth Century

O.B. Hardison, Jr.

1989 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Parting the Waters: Volume 1 of America in the King Years, 1954-1963 Taylor Branch

Parting the Waters: Volume 1 of America in the King Years, 1954-1963

Taylor Branch

1988 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Secrets of the Temple: How the Federal Reserve Runs the Country William Greider

Secrets of the Temple: How the Federal Reserve Runs the Country

William Greider

1987 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe Without Design Richard Dawkins

The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe Without Design

Richard Dawkins

1986 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Move Your Shadow: South Africa, Black and White Joseph Lelyveld

Move Your Shadow: South Africa, Black and White

Joseph Lelyveld

1985 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life Robert Neelly Bellah, Richard Madsen, William M. Sullivan, Ann Swidler, Steven M. Tipton

Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life

Robert Neelly Bellah, Richard Madsen, William M. Sullivan, Ann Swidler, Steven M. Tipton

1984 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Cities and the Wealth of Nations Jane Jacobs

Cities and the Wealth of Nations

Jane Jacobs

1983 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Lost in the Cosmos: The Last Self-Help Book Walker Percy

Lost in the Cosmos: The Last Self-Help Book

Walker Percy

1982 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

The Fate of the Earth Jonathan Schell

The Fate of the Earth

Jonathan Schell

1981 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Prisoner Without a Name, Cell Without a Number Jacobo Timerman, Toby Talbot

Prisoner Without a Name, Cell Without a Number

Jacobo Timerman, Toby Talbot

1980 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Without Fear Or Favor: The New York Times and Our Times Harrison Evans Salisbury

Without Fear Or Favor: The New York Times and Our Times

Harrison Evans Salisbury