Monday, March 4

2008 Awards

2008 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Locus, Locus - SF Novel

2008 Locus – SF Novel Winner and Nominees

2008 Locus - SF Novel WinnerThe Yiddish Policemen's UnionMichael ChabonFor sixty years Jewish refugees and their descendants have prospered in the Federal District of Sitka, a "temporary" safe haven created in the wake of the Holocaust and the shocking 1948 collapse of the fledgling state of Israel. The Jews of the Sitka Dist...Amazon2008 Locus - SF Novel ShortlistAxisRobert Charles WilsonAmazonBlack Man (US title: Thirteen)Richard MorganAmazonBrasylIan McDonaldAmazonHa'pennyJo WaltonAmazonHalting StateCharles StrossAmazonMainspringJay LakeAmazonQueen of CandesceKarl SchroederAmazonSixty Days and CountingKim Stanley RobinsonAmazonSpook CountryWilliam GibsonAmazonThe Accidental Time MachineJoe HaldemanAmazonThe Execution ChannelKen MacLeodAmazonThe PrefectAlastair ReynoldsAmazonThe Sons of ...
2008 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography

2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography WinnerIda: A Sword Among Lions: Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against LynchingPaula J. GiddingsIn the tradition of towering biographies that tell us as much about America as they do about their subject, Ida: A Sword Among Lions is a sweepingnarrative about a country and a crusader embroiled in the struggle against lynching: a practice that imperiled...Amazon2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography ShortlistAmerican Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White HouseJon MeachamAmazonChagall: A BiographyJackie WullschlagerAmazonDemocracy's Prisoner: Eugene V. Debs, the Great War, and the Right to DissentErnest FreebergAmazonTraitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano RooseveltH.W. BrandsAmazon
2008 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Current Interest

2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest Winner and Nominees

2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Current Interest WinnerAngler: The Cheney Vice PresidencyBarton GellmanEvaluates the ways in which Dick Cheney has redefined the role of the American vice presidency by assuming unprecedented responsibilities and wielding history-making power....Amazon2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Current Interest ShortlistMy Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal JourneyJill Bolte TaylorAmazonThe Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American CenturySteve CollAmazonThe Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned into a War on American IdealsJane MayerAmazonThe Forever WarDexter FilkinsAmazon
2008 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Fiction

2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Fiction Winner and Nominees

2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Fiction WinnerHome: A NovelMarilynne RobinsonHundreds of thousands of readers were enthralled and delighted by the luminous, tender voice of John Ames in Gilead, Marilynne Robinson's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Now comes HOME, a deeply affecting novel that takes place in the same period and same Io...Amazon2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Fiction ShortlistLush Life: A NovelRichard PriceAmazonThe God of War: A NovelMarisa SilverAmazonThe Secret Scripture: A NovelSebastian BarryAmazonThe Size of the World: A NovelJoan SilberAmazon
2008 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - First Fiction

2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction Winner and Nominees

2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - First Fiction WinnerFinding Nouf: A NovelZoë FerrarisZoë Ferraris’s electrifying debut of taut psychological suspense offers an unprecedented window into Saudi Arabia and the lives of men and women there. When sixteen-year-old Nouf goes missing, along with a truck and her favorite camel, her prominent family...Amazon2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - First Fiction ShortlistMosquitoRoma TearneAmazonSay You're One of ThemUwem AkpanAmazonThe Outcast: A NovelSadie JonesAmazonThe Story of Edgar Sawtelle: A NovelDavid WroblewskiAmazon
2008 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History

2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner and Nominees

2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History WinnerHitler's Empire: How the Nazis Ruled EuropeMark MazowerThe powerful, disturbing history of Nazi Europe by Mark Mazower, one of Britain's leading historians and bestselling author of Dark Continent and Governing the World Hitler's Empire charts the landscape of the Nazi imperial imagination - from those economi...Amazon2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History ShortlistObscene in the Extreme: The Burning and Banning of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of WrathRick WartzmanAmazonOne Minute to Midnight: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and Castro on the Brink of Nuclear WarMichael DobbsAmazonSweet Land of Liberty: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in the NorthThomas J. SugrueAmazonThis Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil WarDrew Gilpin ...
2008 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Mystery/Thriller

2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Mystery/Thriller Winner and Nominees

2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Mystery/Thriller WinnerEnvy the NightMichael KorytaIt's been seven years since Frank discovered his father's dark secret: that he was a U.S. Marshal a contract killer who committed suicide to avoid prosecution. Now Devin Matteson the man who betrayed his father - drawing him into the killing game and then ...Amazon2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Mystery/Thriller ShortlistBad Traffic: An Inspector Jian NovelSimon LewisAmazonChild 44: A NovelTom Rob SmithAmazonThe Age of Dreaming: A NovelNina RevoyrAmazonThe Finder: A NovelColin HarrisonAmazon
2008 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Poetry

2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry Winner and Nominees

2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Poetry WinnerWatching the Spring Festival: PoemsFrank BidartA first collection of lyrics by the Bollingen Prize-winning author of Star Dust evaluates the role of imminent mortality in forcing the self to question the relation between actual life and the promise of transformation, in a volume that explores such subj...Amazon2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Poetry ShortlistOursCole SwensenAmazonRare High Meadow of Which I Might DreamConnie VoisineAmazonSea Change: PoemsJorie GrahamAmazonThe Kingdom of Ordinary Time: PoemsMarie HoweAmazon
2008 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Science & Technology

2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology Winner and Nominees

2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Science & Technology WinnerThe Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum MechanicsLeonard SusskindWhat happens when something is sucked into a black hole? This question has implications for the most fundamental laws of the universe. The scientific battle to prove the answer would change the course of physics....Amazon2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Science & Technology ShortlistMicrocosm: E.Coli and the New Science of LifeCarl ZimmerAmazonOnly a Theory: Evolution and the Battle for America's SoulKenneth R. MillerAmazonWhat the Nose Knows: The Science of Scent in Everyday LifeAvery GilbertAmazonWorlds Before Adam: The Reconstruction of Geohistory in the Age of ReformMartin J.S. RudwickAmazon
2008 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Young Adult Fiction

2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Young Adult Fiction Winner and Nominees

2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Young Adult Fiction WinnerNationTerry PratchettWhen a giant wave destroys his village, Mau is the only one left. Daphne—a traveler from the other side of the globe—is the sole survivor of a shipwreck. Separated by language and customs, the two are united by catastrophe. Slowly, they are joined by other...Amazon2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Young Adult Fiction ShortlistDark Dude: A NovelOscar HijuelosAmazonSwallow Me WholeNate PowellAmazonThe Graveyard BookNeil Gaiman, Dave McKean, Chris RiddellAmazonThe Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and MaryCandace FlemingAmazon