LA Times Book Prize2008

Given by Los Angeles Times

Outros Nomes: Los Angeles Times Book Prize (Inglês)
45 Works 72,489 Books 3,435 Reviews ½ 4.0
The Los Angeles Times has awarded a set of book prizes annually since 1980. Eligibility for the prizes requires a book to have its first United States publication between January 1 and December 31 mostrar mais of any given year. This American publication must be in English; however, English does not have to be the original language of the work. Authors may be of any nationality. They should be alive at the time of their book’s qualifying U.S. publication although eligibility is also extended to significant new translations of the work of deceased writers. Books by current employees of the Los Angeles Times, by current employees of Tribune Company or any of its other affiliates, by currently serving judges of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes, or by immediate family members of these groups are not eligible. mostrar menos
Stages:
Todos, Winner (364), Finalist (1,601)
Categorias:
Years:
Todos, 2023 (61), 2022 (55), 2021 (56), 2020 (28), 2019 (57), 2018 (51), 2017 (50), 2016 (54), 2015 (50), 2014 (46), 2013 (50), 2012 (48), 2011 (50), 2010 (50), 2009 (49), 2008 (45), 2007 (45), 2006 (44), 2005 (45), 2004 (45), 2003 (45), 2002 (45), 2001 (45), 2000 (45), 1999 (40), 1998 (40), 1997 (34), 1996 (53), 1995 (35), 1994 (34), 1993 (33), 1992 (30), 1991 (34), 1990 (18), 1989 (10), 1988 (9), 1987 (9), 1986 (10), 1985 (9), 1984 (9), 1983 (9), 1982 (9), 1981 (10), 1980 (8)
Announced:
Abril 19: Winner2023 Recente
Fevereiro 21: Finalist2023 Recente

Winner 9

Finalist 45

ObraCategoriaAno
Ida: A Sword Among Lions de Paula J. GiddingsBiography2008
Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt de H. W. BrandsBiography2008
Democracy's Prisoner: Eugene V. Debs, the Great War, and the Right to Dissent de Ernest FreebergBiography2008
American Lion de Jon MeachamBiography2008
Chagall: A Biography de Jackie WullschlagerBiography2008
Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency de Barton GellmanCurrent Interest2008
The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century de Steve CollCurrent Interest2008
The Forever War de Dexter FilkinsCurrent Interest2008
The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How The War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals de Jane MayerCurrent Interest2008
My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey de Jill Bolte TaylorCurrent Interest2008
Home de Marilynne RobinsonFiction2008
The Secret Scripture de Sebastian BarryFiction2008
Lush Life de Richard PriceFiction2008
The Size of the World de Joan SilberFiction2008
The God of War de Marisa SilverFiction2008
Finding Nouf de Zoe FerrarisFirst fiction (Art Seidenbaum Award)2008
Say You're One of Them de Uwem AkpanFirst fiction (Art Seidenbaum Award)2008
The Outcast de Sadie JonesFirst fiction (Art Seidenbaum Award)2008
Mosquito de Roma TearneFirst fiction (Art Seidenbaum Award)2008
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle de David WroblewskiFirst fiction (Art Seidenbaum Award)2008
Hitler's Empire: How the Nazis Ruled Europe de Mark MazowerHistory2008
One Minute to Midnight: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and Castro on the Brink of Nuclear War de Michael DobbsHistory2008
This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War (Vintage Civil War Library) de Drew Gilpin FaustHistory2008
Sweet Land of Liberty: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in the North de Thomas J. SugrueHistory2008
Obscene in the Extreme: The Burning and Banning of John Steinbeck's the Grapes of Wrath de Rick WartzmanHistory2008
Envy the Night de Michael KorytaMystery/Thriller2008
The Finder de Colin HarrisonMystery/Thriller2008
Bad Traffic de Simon LewisMystery/Thriller2008
The Age of Dreaming de Nina RevoyrMystery/Thriller2008
Criança 44 de Tom Rob SmithMystery/Thriller2008
Watching the Spring Festival: Poems de Frank BidartPoetry2008
Sea Change: Poems de Jorie GrahamPoetry2008
The Kingdom of Ordinary Time: Poems de Marie HowePoetry2008
Ours de Cole SwensenPoetry2008
Rare High Meadow of Which I Might Dream (Phoenix Poets) de Connie VoisinePoetry2008
The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics de Leonard SusskindScience & Technology2008
What the Nose Knows: The Science of Scent in Everyday Life de Avery GilbertScience & Technology2008
Only a Theory: Evolution and the Battle for America's Soul de Kenneth R. MillerScience & Technology2008
Worlds Before Adam: The Reconstruction of Geohistory in the Age of Reform de Martin J. S. RudwickScience & Technology2008
Microcosm: E. coli and the New Science of Life de Carl ZimmerScience & Technology2008
Nation de Terry PratchettYoung Adult Literature2008
The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary de Candace FlemingYoung Adult Literature2008
O Livro do Cemitério de Neil GaimanYoung Adult Literature2008
Dark Dude de Oscar HijuelosYoung Adult Literature2008
Swallow Me Whole de Nate PowellYoung Adult Literature2008

Descrições

The Los Angeles Times has awarded a set of book prizes annually since 1980. Eligibility for the prizes requires a book to have its first United States publication between January 1 and December 31 of any given year. This American publication must be in English; however, English does not have to be the original language of the work. Authors may be of any nationality. They should be alive at the time of their book’s qualifying U.S. publication although eligibility is also extended to significant new translations of the work of deceased writers. Books by current employees of the Los Angeles Times, by current employees of Tribune Company or any of its other affiliates, by currently serving judges of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes, or by immediate family members of these groups are not eligible. (English, Member-written)
This year’s Los Angeles Times Book Prizes honored outstanding literary achievement in nine categories: biography, current interest, fiction, first fiction, history, mystery/thriller, poetry, science and technology, and young adult fiction. Each winner receives a $1,000 cash award. (English, Member-written)

Etiquetas

20th century(7,295) 21st century(3,917) American(6,190) American history(8,674) American literature(5,314) audiobook(5,936) autobiography(3,673) biography(30,488) biology(3,662) coming of age(5,412) contemporary(4,347) contemporary fiction(4,381) crime(6,090) ebook(8,273) England(4,171) family(8,241) fantasy(9,728) fiction(128,314) friendship(3,862) goodreads(4,984) historical fiction(12,054) history(44,619) humor(3,868) India(4,625) Kindle(7,876) library(4,113) literature(10,786) magical realism(3,891) memoir(10,854) mystery(15,720) non-fiction(56,796) novel(18,603) own(7,206) poetry(10,025) politics(8,269) psychology(5,378) read(19,021) religion(4,780) romance(3,856) science(16,469) science fiction(6,292) short stories(7,533) thriller(3,894) to-read(123,535) unread(8,322) usa(7,796) war(5,431) wwii(8,740) ya(8,728) young adult(11,148)

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