Sunday, November 27

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

2009 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography

2009 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

2009 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography WinnerDorothea Lange: A Life Beyond LimitsLinda GordonWinner of the 2010 Bancroft Prize and finalist for the 2009 Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Biography: The definitive biography of a heroic chronicler of America's Depression and one of the twentieth century's greatest photographers. We all know Dorothea L...Amazon2009 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography ShortlistKoestler: The Literary and Political Odyssey of a Twentieth-Century SkepticMichael ScammellAmazonLouis D. Brandeis: A LifeMelvin I. UrofskyAmazonThe Uncrowned King: The Sensational Rise of William Randolph HearstKenneth WhyteAmazonThe Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR's Secretary of Labor and His Moral ConscienceKirstin DowneyAmazon
2000 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography

2000 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

2000 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography WinnerJefferson Davis, AmericanWilliam J. CooperAn engaging portrait of the Southern soldier-statesman who led the Confederacy retraces his evolution from a reluctant supporter of secession to his eventual total embrace of an independent Southern Confederacy....Amazon2000 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography ShortlistFounding Brothers: The Revolutionary GenerationJoseph J. EllisAmazonHitler: Volume 2. 1936-1945 NemesisIan KershawAmazonMao: A LifePhilip ShortAmazonThe First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin FranklinH.W. BrandsAmazon
2001 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography

2001 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

2001 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography WinnerTheodore RexEdmund MorrisTheodore Rex is the story—never fully told before—of Theodore Roosevelt’s two world-changing terms as President of the United States. A hundred years before the catastrophe of September 11, 2001, “TR” succeeded to power in the aftermath of an act of terror...Amazon2001 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography ShortlistBoswell's Presumptuous Task: The Making of the Life of Dr. JohnsonAdam SismanAmazonJohn AdamsDavid McCulloughAmazonMarie Antoinette: The JourneyAntonia FraserAmazonSeabiscuit: An American LegendLaura HillenbrandAmazon
2002 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography

2002 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

2002 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography WinnerMaster of the Senate: Volume 3 of The Years of Lyndon JohnsonRobert A. CaroThe greatest biography of our era ... Essential reading for those who want to comprehend power and politics' The Times Robert A. Caro's legendary, multi-award-winning biography of US President Lyndon Johnson is a uniquely riveting and revelatory account o...Amazon2002 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography ShortlistJesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil WarT.J. StilesAmazonSamuel Pepys: The Unequalled SelfClaire TomalinAmazonSecrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon PapersDaniel EllsbergAmazonThe Country Under My Skin: A Memoir of Love and WarGioconda BelliAmazon
2003 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography

2003 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

2003 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography WinnerAmerican Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to GlobalizationNeil SmithArguing that American globalism had a very distinct geography and was pieced together as part of a powerful geographical vision, this text explores US global ambition. The story unfolds through an account of the career of Isaiah Bowman, the most famous Ame...Amazon2003 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography ShortlistGoyaRobert HughesAmazonJung: A BiographyDeirdre BairAmazonPushkin: A BiographyT.J. BinyonAmazonRiver of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild WestRebecca SolnitAmazon
2004 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography

2004 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

2004 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography Winnerde Kooning: An American MasterMark Stevens and Annalyn SwanTraces the career of abstract expressionist Willem De Kooning, discussing his personal life with wife Elaine Fried, and his battle with alcoholism and Alzheimer's disease....Amazon2004 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography ShortlistAlexander HamiltonRon ChernowAmazonJohn James Audubon: The Making of an AmericanRichard RhodesAmazonWashington Gone Crazy: Senator Pat McCarran and the Great American Communist HuntMichael YbarraAmazonWill in the World: How Shakespeare Became ShakespeareStephen GreenblattAmazon
2005 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography

2005 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

2005 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography WinnerMatisse the Master: Volume 2. The Conquest of Colour: 1909-1954Hilary SpurlingChronicles the later years of the influential artist, interweaving analyses of his work with a study of Matisse's relationships with family and friends, trips around the world, the women in his life, and the continuing influences on the evolution of his a...Amazon2005 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography ShortlistMelville: His World and WorkAndrew DelbancoAmazonMencken: The American IconoclastMarion Elizabeth RodgersAmazonTeam of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham LincolnDoris Kearns GoodwinAmazonThe People's Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American CenturySteven WattsAmazon
2006 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography

2006 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

2006 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography WinnerWalt Disney: The Triumph of the American ImaginationNeal GablerA portrait of the private life and public career of Walt Disney ranges from his deprived youth, to his contributions to the art of animation, to his visionary creation of the first synergistic entertainment empire, to his reclusive and lonely private worl...Amazon2006 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography ShortlistPrisoners: A Muslim and a Jew Across the Middle East DivideJeffrey GoldbergAmazonThe Librettist of Venice: The Remarkable Life of Lorenzo Da PonteRodney BoltAmazonThe Lost: A Search for Six of Six MillionDaniel MendelsohnAmazonThe Most Famous Man in Amerca: The Biography of Henry Ward BeecherDebby ApplegateAmazon
2007 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography

2007 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

2007 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography WinnerYoung StalinSimon Sebag MontefioreWinner of the Costa Biography Award What makes a Stalin? Was he a Tsarist agent or Lenin's bandit? Was he to blame for his wife's death? When did the killing start? Based on revelatory research, here is the thrilling story of how a charismatic cobbler's so...Amazon2007 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography ShortlistBoone: A BiographyRobert MorganAmazonFallen Founder: The Life of Aaron BurrNancy IsenbergAmazonStanley: The Impossible Life of Africa's Greatest ExplorerTim JealAmazonVon Braun: Dreamer of Space, Engineer of WarMichael J. NeufeldAmazon
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