Sunday, July 25

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

2017 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

Sour Heart, Lenny Jenny Zhang

Sour Heart, Lenny

Jenny Zhang

2016 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

The Nix Nathan Hill

The Nix

Nathan Hill

2015 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

The Fishermen Chigozie Obioma

The Fishermen

Chigozie Obioma

2014 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

Faces in the Crowd Valeria Luiselli (translated by Christina MacSweeney)

Faces in the Crowd

Valeria Luiselli (translated by Christina MacSweeney)

2013 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

Seating Arrangements, Maggie Shipstead

Seating Arrangements,

Maggie Shipstead

2012 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

Seating Arrangements Maggie Shipstead

Seating Arrangements

Maggie Shipstead

2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

Shards: A Novel Ismet Prcic

Shards: A Novel

Ismet Prcic

2010 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

The House of Tomorrow: A Novel Peter Bognanni

The House of Tomorrow: A Novel

Peter Bognanni

2009 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

American Rust: A Novel Philipp Meyer

American Rust: A Novel

Philipp Meyer

2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

Finding Nouf: A Novel Zoë Ferraris

Finding Nouf: A Novel

Zoë Ferraris

2007 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears: A Novel Dinaw Mengestu

The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears: A Novel

Dinaw Mengestu

2006 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

White Ghost Girls Alice Greenway

White Ghost Girls

Alice Greenway

2005 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

Beasts of No Nation: A Novel Uzodinma Iweala

Beasts of No Nation: A Novel

Uzodinma Iweala

2004 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

Harbor Lorraine Adams

Harbor

Lorraine Adams

2003 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time: A Novel Mark Haddon

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time: A Novel

Mark Haddon

2002 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

Prague: A Novel Arthur Phillips

Prague: A Novel

Arthur Phillips

2001 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

The Dark Room: A Novel Rachel Seiffert

The Dark Room: A Novel

Rachel Seiffert

2000 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

The Romantics: A Novel Pankaj Mishra

The Romantics: A Novel

Pankaj Mishra

1999 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

Amy and Isabelle Elizabeth Strout

Amy and Isabelle

Elizabeth Strout

1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

Kalimantaan C.S. Godshalk

Kalimantaan

C.S. Godshalk

1997 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

Don't Erase Me: Stories Carolyn Ferrell

Don’t Erase Me: Stories

Carolyn Ferrell

1996 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

The Smell of Apples: A Novel Mark Behr

The Smell of Apples: A Novel

Mark Behr

1995 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

American Studies Mark Merlis

American Studies

Mark Merlis

1994 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

The Year of the Frog: A Novel Martin M. Simecka, Peter Petro

The Year of the Frog: A Novel

Martin M. Simecka, Peter Petro

1993 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

Love Enter Paul Kafka

Love Enter

Paul Kafka

1992 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

High Cotton Darryl Pinckney

High Cotton

Darryl Pinckney

1991 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

Pangs of Love David Wong Louie

Pangs of Love

David Wong Louie