Sunday, June 23

1992 Awards

1992 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography

1992 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

1992 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography WinnerEleanor Roosevelt: Volume 1. 1884-1933Blanche Wiesen CookThe central volume in the definitive biography of America's most important First Lady. "Engrossing" (Boston Globe). The captivating second volume of this Eleanor Roosevelt biography covers tumultuous era of the Great Depression, the New Deal, and the gathe...Amazon1992 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography ShortlistA Prophet With Honor: The Billy Graham StoryWilliam MartinAmazonEdgar A. Poe: Mournful and Never-ending RemembranceKenneth SilvermanAmazonFascinating Rhythm: The Collaboration of George and Ira GershwinDeena Ruth RosenbergAmazonSalem Is My Dwelling Place: A Life of Nathaniel HawthorneEdwin Haviland MillerAmazon
1992 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Current Interest

1992 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest Winner and Nominees

1992 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Current Interest WinnerThe End of History and the Last ManFrancis FukuyamaA provocative exploration of issues of human society and destiny answers such questions as, is there a direction to human history? does history have an end? and where are we now?...Amazon1992 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Current Interest ShortlistChain Reaction: The Impact of Race, Rights, and Taxes on American PoliticsThomas Byrne Edsall, Mary D. EdsallAmazonCulture Wars: The Struggle to Define AmericaJames Davison HunterAmazonDen of ThievesJames B. StewartAmazonThe Lady and the Monk: Four Seasons in KyotoPico IyerAmazon
1992 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - First Fiction

1992 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction Winner and Nominees

1992 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - First Fiction WinnerHigh CottonDarryl PinckneyAn elegant, insightful novel that evokes the world of upper-middle-class blacks, following an unnamed narrator from a safe childhood in conservative Indianapolis, to a brief tenure as minister of information for a local radical organization, to the life of...Amazon1992 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - First Fiction Shortlist1959: A NovelThulani DavisAmazonAfter MoondogJane ShapiroAmazonMarine LifeLinda SvendsenAmazonShe's Come UndoneWally LambAmazon
1992 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History

1992 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner and Nominees

1992 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History WinnerBenevolence and Betrayal: Five Italian Jewish Families Under FascismAlexander StilleExploring the experiences of Italian Jews under fascism, five factual narratives and extensive interviews reconstruct Mussolini's Italy for Italian Jews from the perspectives and fates of five different Italian-Jewish families....Amazon1992 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History ShortlistFrontiers: The Epic of South Africa's Creation and the Tragedy of the Xhosa PeopleNoel MostertAmazonOwen Lattimore and the "Loss" of ChinaRobert P. NewmanAmazonThe Campaign of the Century: Upton Sinclair's Race for Governor of California and the Birth of Media PoliticsGreg MitchellAmazonTriumphs and Tragedy: A History of the Mexican PeopleRamón Eduardo RuizAmazon
1992 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Poetry

1992 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry Winner and Nominees

1992 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Poetry WinnerAn Atlas of the Difficult WorldAdrienne RichWinner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. In this, her thirteenth book of verse, the author of "The Dream of a Common Language" and "Snapshots of a Daughter-in-Law" writes of war, oppression, the future, death, mystery, love and the magic of poetry....Amazon1992 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Poetry ShortlistBread Without Sugar: PoemsGerald SternAmazonSub Rosa: PoemsSusan ProspereAmazonThe Father: PoemsSharon OldsAmazonThe Wild IrisLouise GlückAmazon
1992 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Science & Technology

1992 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology Winner and Nominees

1992 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Science & Technology WinnerThe Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human AnimalJared DiamondThe Development of an Extraordinary Species We human beings share 98 percent of our genes with chimpanzees. Yet humans are the dominant species on the planet -- having founded civilizations and religions, developed intricate and diverse forms of communicat...Amazon1992 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Science & Technology ShortlistArtificial Life: A Report from the Frontier Where Computers Meet BiologySteven LevyAmazonBlinded By The Light: New Theories About the Sun and the Search for Dark MatterJohn GribbinAmazonConsciousness ExplainedDaniel C. DennettAmazonThe Left-Hander Syndrome: The Causes & Consequences of Left-HandednessStanley CorenAmazon
1992 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Costa Book Award, Costa Book Award - Novel

1992 Costa Book Award – Novel Winner and Nominees

1992 Costa Book Award - Novel WinnerPoor ThingsAlasdair GrayWhat strange secret made rich, beautiful, tempestuous Bella Baxter irresistible to the poor Scottish medical student Archie McCandless? Was it her mysterious origin in the home of his monstrous friend Godwin Baxter, the genius whose voice could perforate e...Amazon
1992 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, British Science Fiction Association, BSFA - Novel

1992 BSFA – Novel Winner and Nominees

1992 BSFA - Novel WinnerThe Fall of HyperionDan Simmons“State of the art science fiction . . . a landmark novel.”—Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine Now, in the stunning continuation of the epic adventure begun in Hyperion, Simmons returns us to a far future resplendent with drama and invention. On the wo...Amazon1992 BSFA - Novel ShortlistEternal LightPaul J. McAuleyAmazonThe Architecture of DesireMary GentleAmazon
1992 Awards, All Book Awards, August Derleth Award - Horror Novel, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, British Fantasy Awards

1992 British Fantasy Awards – August Derleth Award – Horror Novel Winner and Nominees

1992 British Fantasy Awards - August Derleth Award - Horror Novel WinnerOutside the Dog MuseumJonathan CarrollHarry Radcliffe is a brilliant prize-winning architect---witty and remarkable. He's also a self-serving opportunist, ready to take advantage of whatever situations, and women, come his way. But now, newly divorced and having had an inexplicable nervous bre...Amazon1992 British Fantasy Awards - August Derleth Award - Horror Novel ShortlistSummer of NightDan SimmonsAmazonThe Count of ElevenRamsey CampbellAmazon
1992 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Bram Stoker, Bram Stoker - Novel

1992 Bram Stoker – Novel Winner and Nominees

1992 Bram Stoker - Novel WinnerBoy's LifeRobert R. McCammonEyewitnesses to a horrific murder, Cory Mackenson and his father investigate and come face to face with the vicious Blaylock clan, a secret society united by racial hatred, and a reptilian creature inhabiting the river....Amazon1992 Bram Stoker - Novel ShortlistNeedful ThingsStephen KingAmazonSummer of NightDan SimmonsAmazonThe Dark Tower III: The Waste LandsStephen KingAmazonThe M.D.Thomas M. DischAmazon