Wednesday, May 12

Los Angeles Times Book Prize

1983 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography

1983 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

1983 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography WinnerThe Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White HouseSeymour HershPrice of Power examines Henry Kissinger’s influence on the development of the foreign policy of the United States during the presidency of Richard Nixon....Amazon
1989 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History

1989 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner and Nominees

1989 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History WinnerAn Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented HollywoodNeal GablerA provocative, original, and richly entertaining group biography of the Jewish immigrants who were the moving forces behind the creation of America's motion picture industry. The names Harry Cohn, William Fox, Carl Laemmle, Louis B. Mayer, Jack and Harry W...Amazon
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
1994 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Fiction

1994 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Fiction Winner and Nominees

1994 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Fiction WinnerRemembering BabylonDavid MaloufA searing and magnificent picture of Australia at the moment of its foundation, with early settlers staking out their small patch of land and terrified by the harsh and alien continent. Focussing on the hostility between the early British inhabitants and t...Amazon1994 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Fiction ShortlistHolder of the World: A NovelBharati MukherjeeAmazonThe Rifles: Volume 6 of the Seven Dreams sequenceWilliam T. VollmannAmazonThe SoloistMark SalzmanAmazonWhile England SleepsDavid LeavittAmazon
1996 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History

1996 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner and Nominees

1996 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History WinnerBlack SeaNeal AschersonAn acclaimed, award-winning book on a fascinating subject, recently . and updated by the author. Black Sea is a homage to an ocean and its shores and a meditation on Eurasian history, from the earliest times to the present. It explores the culture, h...Amazon1996 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History ShortlistAshes to Ashes: America's Hundred-Year Cigarette War, the Public Health, and the Unabashed Triumph of Philip MorrisRichard KlugerAmazonEndangered Dreams: The Great Depression in CaliforniaKevin StarrAmazonEurope: A HistoryNorman DaviesAmazonWar Before Civilization: The Myth of the Peaceful SavageLawrence H. KeeleyAmazonWilliam Cooper's Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American RepublicAlan...
1998 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Science & Technology

1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology Winner and Nominees

1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Science & Technology WinnerBlood: An Epic History of Medicine and CommerceDouglas StarrEssence and emblem of life--feared, revered, mythologized, and used in magic and medicine from earliest times--human blood is now the center of a huge, secretive, and often dangerous worldwide commerce. It is a commerce whose impact upon humanity rivals th...Amazon1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Science & Technology ShortlistMendel's DwarfSimon MawerAmazonPhantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human MindV.S. Ramachandran, Sandra BlakesleeAmazonTaking Wing: Archaeopteryx and the Evolution of Bird FlightPat ShipmanAmazonThe Baltimore Case: A Trial of Politics, Science, and CharacterDaniel J. KevlesAmazon
2000 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Poetry

2000 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry Winner and Nominees

2000 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Poetry WinnerThe Throne of LabdacusGjertrud SchnackenbergA new collection of poems by the author of A Guilded Lapse of Time revisits the story of Oedipus and Apollo to probe themes of fate and necessity. Reprint....Amazon2000 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Poetry ShortlistMen in the Off HoursAnne CarsonAmazonPastoralCarl PhillipsAmazonSome Ether: PoemsNick FlynnAmazonThe LedgeMichael CollierAmazon
2002 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History

2002 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner and Nominees

2002 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History WinnerSix Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle EastMichael B. OrenRelates the events of the six-day Arab-Israeli war of June, 1967, discussing it in the context of regional and international politics and examining its consequences for the Middle East....Amazon2002 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History ShortlistAt the Hands of Persons Unknown: The Lynching of Black AmericaPhilip DrayAmazonBrotherhood of the Bomb: The Tangled Lives and Loyalties of Robert Oppenheimer, Ernest Lawrence and Edward TellerGregg HerkenAmazonIn the Devil's Snare: The Salem Witchcraft Crisis of 1692Mary Beth NortonAmazonThe Diligent: A Voyage Through the Worlds of the Slave TradeRobert W. HarmsAmazon
2004 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Fiction

2004 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Fiction Winner and Nominees

2004 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Fiction WinnerThe MasterColm Tóibín“Colm Tóibín’s beautiful, subtle illumination of Henry James’s inner life” (The New York Times) captures the loneliness and hope of a master of psychological subtlety whose forays into intimacy inevitably fail those he tried to love. Beautiful and profound...Amazon2004 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Fiction ShortlistGilead: A NovelMarilynne RobinsonAmazonGraceLand: A NovelChris AbaniAmazonHonored Guest: StoriesJoy WilliamsAmazonThe DarlingRussell BanksAmazon