Friday, February 26

Los Angeles Times Book Prize

2014 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - First Fiction

2014 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction Winner and Nominees

2014 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - First Fiction WinnerFaces in the CrowdValeria Luiselli (translated by Christina MacSweeney)Collapsing narratives and the perils of translation from "one of the most important new voices in Mexican writing." (Alma Guillermoprieto)...Amazon2014 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - First Fiction ShortlistA Girl is a Half-Formed ThingEimear McBrideAmazonMan V. Nature: StoriesDiane CookAmazonThe Heaven of Animals: StoriesDavid James PoissantAmazonWolf in White VanJohn DarnielleAmazon
2015 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Young Adult Fiction

2015 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Young Adult Fiction Winner and Nominees

2015 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Young Adult Fiction WinnerMy Seneca VillageMarilyn Nelson"Poetry illustrated in the poet's own words--with brief prose descriptions of what she sees inside her work--this ... collection takes readers back in time and deep into the mind's eye of Marilyn Nelson ... [who] draws upon history, and her ... imagination...Amazon2015 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Young Adult Fiction ShortlistDrowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New OrleansDon BrownAmazonMost Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam WarSteve SheinkinAmazonThe Boy in the Black SuitJason ReynoldsAmazonThe Hired GirlLaura Amy SchlitzAmazon
2017 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History

2017 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner and Nominees

2017 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History WinnerThe Death and Life of the Great LakesDan EganThe Great Lakes--Erie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario, and Superior--hold 20 percent of the world's supply of surface fresh water and provide sustenance, work, and recreation for tens of millions of Americans. But they are under threat as never before, and their...Amazon2017 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History ShortlistHue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in VietnamMark BowdenAmazonLondon’s Triumph: Merchants, Adventurers, and Money in Shakespeare’s CityStephen AlfordAmazonThe Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated AmericaRichard RothsteinAmazonThe Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape AmericaFrances FitzGeraldAmazon
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