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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 mostrar mais 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 (352), Finalist (1,601)
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Years:
Todos, 2023 (5), 2022 (5), 2021 (5), 2020 (1), 2019 (5), 2018 (5), 2017 (5), 2016 (5), 2015 (5), 2014 (5), 2013 (5), 2012 (5), 2011 (5), 2010 (5), 2009 (5), 2008 (5), 2007 (5), 2006 (5), 2005 (5), 2004 (5), 2003 (4), 2002 (5), 2001 (5), 2000 (5), 1999 (5), 1998 (5), 1997 (5), 1996 (7), 1995 (5), 1994 (5), 1993 (4), 1992 (1), 1991 (5), 1990 (1), 1989 (1)
Announced:
2024-04-19: Winner2023 Upcoming
Fevereiro 21: Finalist2023 Recente

Winner 34

ObraAno
How Far the Light Reaches: A Life in Ten Sea Creatures de Sabrina Imbler2022
The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred de Chanda Prescod-Weinstein2021
The Smallest Lights in the Universe: A Memoir de Sara Seager2020
Figuring de Maria Popova2019
Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America de Beth Macy2018
Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst de Robert M. Sapolsky2017
Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets de Luke Dittrich2016
The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World de Andrea Wulf2015
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History de Elizabeth Kolbert2014
Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth? de Alan Weisman2013
Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History de Florence Williams2012
Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius de Sylvia Nasar2011
The Price of Altruism: George Price and the Search for the Origins of Kindness de Oren Harman2010
The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom de Graham Farmelo2009
The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics de Leonard Susskind2008
I Am a Strange Loop de Douglas Hofstadter2007
In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind de Eric R. Kandel2006
Before The Fallout: From Marie Curie to Hiroshima de Diana Preston2005
The Whale and the Supercomputer: On the Northern Front of Climate Change de Charles Wohlforth2004
Protecting America's Health: The FDA, Business, and One Hundred Years of Regulation de Philip J. Hilts2003
Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA de Brenda Maddox2002
The Invention of Clouds: How an Amateur Meteorologist Forged the Language of the Skies de Richard Hamblyn2001
The Rise and Fall of Modern Medicine de James Le Fanu2000
Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love de Dava Sobel1999
Blood: An Epic History of Medicine and Commerce de Douglas Starr1998
How the Mind Works de Steven Pinker1997
The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark de Carl Sagan1996
Naturalist de Edward O. Wilson1995
The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time de Jonathan Weiner1994
Fuzzy Logic: The Revolutionary Computer Technology That Is Changing Our World de Daniel McNeill1993
The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal de Jared M. Diamond1992
The Truth About Chernobyl de Grigori Medvedev1991
Patenting the Sun: Polio and the Salk Vacine de Jane S. Smith1990
Peacemaking among Primates de Frans B. M. de Waal1989

Finalist 159

ObraAno
Is Math Real?: How Simple Questions Lead Us to Mathematics’ Deepest Truths de Eugenia Cheng2023
The Heat Will Kill You First: Life and Death on a Scorched Planet de Jeff Goodell2023
The Possibility of Life: Science, Imagination, and Our Quest for Kinship in the Cosmos de Jaime Green2023
A Book of Noises: Notes on the Auraculous de Caspar Henderson2023
A City on Mars: Can we settle space, should we settle space, and have we really thought this through? de Kelly Weinersmith2023
How Far the Light Reaches: A Life in Ten Sea Creatures de Sabrina Imbler2022
Life on the Rocks: Building a Future for Coral Reefs de Juli Berwald2022
Fresh Banana Leaves: Healing Indigenous Landscapes through Indigenous Science de Jessica Hernandez Ph.D.2022
Beyond Measure: The Hidden History of Measurement from Cubits to Quantum Constants de James Vincent2022
An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us de Ed Yong2022
The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred de Chanda Prescod-Weinstein2021
Saving Us: A Climate Scientist's Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World de Katharine Hayhoe2021
Wild Souls: Freedom and Flourishing in the Non-Human World de Emma Marris2021
God, Human, Animal, Machine: Technology, Metaphor, and the Search for Meaning de Meghan O'Gieblyn2021
A World on the Wing: The Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds de Scott Weidensaul2021
The Smallest Lights in the Universe: A Memoir de Sara Seager2020
Figuring de Maria Popova2019
Bottle of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom de Katherine Eban2019
Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster de Adam Higginbotham2019
Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men de Caroline Criado Perez2019
Superior: The Return of Race Science de Angela Saini2019
Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America de Beth Macy2018
Timefulness: How Thinking Like a Geologist Can Help Save the World de Marcia Bjornerud2018
Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America de Eliza Griswold2018
What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City de Mona Hanna-Attisha2018
Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Money, Medicine, and Mysteries of Blood de George Rose2018
Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst de Robert M. Sapolsky2017
Making Sense of Science: Separating Substance from Spin de Cornelia Dean2017
A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution de Jennifer A. Doudna2017
Life 3.0 : being human in the age of artificial intelligence de Max Tegmark2017
Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams de Matthew Walker2017
Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets de Luke Dittrich2016
Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War de Mary Roach2016
Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond de Sonia Shah2016
Light: A Radiant History from Creation to the Quantum Age de Bruce Watson2016
I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life de Ed Yong2016
The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World de Andrea Wulf2015
Machines of Loving Grace: The Quest for Common Ground Between Humans and Robots de John Markoff2015
The Evil Hours: A Biography of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder de David J. Morris2015
How to Clone a Mammoth: The Science of De-Extinction de Beth Shapiro2015
Rust : the longest war de Jonathan Waldman2015
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History de Elizabeth Kolbert2014
Cosmigraphics de Michael Benson2014
Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues de Martin J. Blaser2014
This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate de Naomi Klein2014
Dataclysm: Who We Are* *When We Think No One's Looking de Christian Rudder2014
Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth? de Alan Weisman2013
Social: why our brains are wired to connect de Matthew D. Lieberman2013
Animal Wise: The Thoughts and Emotions of Our Fellow Creatures de Virginia Morell2013
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction de Annalee Newitz2013
Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience de Sally Satel2013
Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History de Florence Williams2012
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking de Susan Cain2012
Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe de George Dyson2012
The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human de Jonathan Gottschall2012
The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail — but Some Don't de Nate Silver2012
Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius de Sylvia Nasar2011
A Hole at the Bottom of the Sea: The Race to Kill the BP Oil Gusher de Joel Achenbach2011
The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood de James Gleick2011
Unnatural Selection: Choosing Boys Over Girls, and the Consequences of a World Full of Men de Mara Hvistendahl2011
Blood Work: A Tale of Medicine and Murder in the Scientific Revolution de Holly Tucker2011
The Price of Altruism: George Price and the Search for the Origins of Kindness de Oren Harman2010
The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer de Siddhartha Mukherjee2010
Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming de Naomi Oreskes2010
Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout de Lauren Redniss2010
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks de Rebecca Skloot2010
The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom de Graham Farmelo2009
The Day We Found the Universe de Marcia Bartusiak2009
Cold: Adventures in the World's Frozen Places de Bill Streever2009
Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human de Richard Wrangham2009
Naming Nature: The Clash Between Instinct and Science de Carol Kaesuk Yoon2009
The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics de Leonard Susskind2008
What the Nose Knows: The Science of Scent in Everyday Life de Avery Gilbert2008
Only a Theory: Evolution and the Battle for America's Soul de Kenneth R. Miller2008
Worlds Before Adam: The Reconstruction of Geohistory in the Age of Reform de Martin J. S. Rudwick2008
Microcosm: E. coli and the New Science of Life de Carl Zimmer2008
I Am a Strange Loop de Douglas Hofstadter2007
Animal Architects: Building and the Evolution of Intelligence de James L. Gould2007
The First Word: The Search for the Origins of Language de Christine Kenneally2007
Faust in Copenhagen: A Struggle for the Soul of Physics de Gino Segrè2007
On Deep History and the Brain de Daniel Lord Smail2007
In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind de Eric R. Kandel2006
The First Scientific American: Benjamin Franklin and the Pursuit of Genius de Joyce Chaplin2006
The First Human: The Race to Discover Our Earliest Ancestors de Ann Gibbons2006
This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession de Daniel J. Levitin2006
The Creation: An Appeal to Save Life on Earth de Edward O. Wilson2006
Before The Fallout: From Marie Curie to Hiroshima de Diana Preston2005
Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The New Science of Evo Devo de Sean B. Carroll2005
Ice: The Nature, the History, and the Uses of an Astonishing Substance de Mariana Gosnell2005
Descent: The Heroic Discovery of the Abyss de Brad Matsen2005
The Republican War on Science de Chris Mooney2005
The Whale and the Supercomputer: On the Northern Front of Climate Change de Charles Wohlforth2004
The Proteus Effect: Stem Cells and Their Promise for Medicine de Ann B. Parson2004
Opening Skinner's Box: Great Psychological Experiments of the Twentieth Century de Lauren Slater2004
On the Wing: To the Edge of the Earth with the Peregrine Falcon de Alan Tennant2004
His Brother's Keeper: A Story from the Edge of Medicine de Jonathan Weiner2004
Protecting America's Health: The FDA, Business, and One Hundred Years of Regulation de Philip J. Hilts2003
The Beast in the Garden: The True Story of a Predator's Deadly Return to Suburban America de David Baron2003
The Emperor of Scent: A True Story of Perfume and Obsession de Chandler Burr2003
Merchants of Immortality: Chasing the Dream of Human Life Extension de Stephen S. Hall2003
Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA de Brenda Maddox2002
Love at Goon Park: Harry Harlow and the Science of Affection de Deborah Blum2002
Of Moths and Men de Judith Hooper2002
Salt: A World History de Mark Kurlansky2002
The Demon in the Freezer: A True Story de Richard Preston2002
The Invention of Clouds: How an Amateur Meteorologist Forged the Language of the Skies de Richard Hamblyn2001
In Code: A Mathematical Journey de Sarah Flannery2001
A Different Nature: The Paradoxical World of Zoos and Their Uncertain Future de David Hancocks2001
Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood de Oliver Sacks2001
The Seven Daughters of Eve: The Science That Reveals Our Genetic Ancestry de Bryan Sykes2001
The Rise and Fall of Modern Medicine de James Le Fanu2000
E=mc2: A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation de David Bodanis2000
Einstein in Love: A Scientific Romance de Dennis Overbye2000
Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters de Matt Ridley2000
A Rum Affair: A True Story of Botanical Fraud de Karl Sabbagh2000
Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love de Dava Sobel1999
Mind of the Raven: Investigations and Adventures with Wolf-Birds de Bernd Heinrich1999
The River de Edward Hooper1999
Lucy's legacy : sex and intelligence in human evolution de Alison Jolly1999
The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography de Simon Singh1999
Blood: An Epic History of Medicine and Commerce de Douglas Starr1998
The Baltimore Case: A Trial of Politics, Science, and Character de Daniel J. Kevles1998
Mendel's Dwarf de Simon Mawer1998
Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind de V. S. Ramachandran1998
Taking Wing: Archaeopteryx and the Evolution of Bird Flight de Pat Shipman1998
How the Mind Works de Steven Pinker1997
The Fabric of Reality: The Science of Parallel Universes and Its Implications de David Deutsch1997
Venus Revealed : A New Look Below the Clouds of our Mysterious Twin Planet de David Harry Grinspoon1997
Deadly Feasts: Tracking the Secrets of a Terrifying New Plague de Richard Rhodes1997
The Trouble With Testosterone: And Other Essays On The Biology Of The Human Predicament de Robert M. Sapolsky1997
The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark de Carl Sagan1996
Fermat's Last Theorem: Unlocking the Secret of an Ancient Mathematical Problem de Amir D. Aczel1996
The Most Beautiful Molecule: The Discovery of the Buckyball de Hugh Aldersey-Williams1996
The Forgotten Pollinators de Stephen L. Buchmann1996
Fire in the Mind: Science, Faith, and the Search for Order de George Johnson1996
Home from Nowhere: Remaking Our Everyday World for the 21st Century de James Howard Kunstler1996
The Dying of the Trees de Charles E. Little1996
Naturalist de Edward O. Wilson1995
The Alchemy of the Heavens de Ken Croswell1995
Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain de Antonio Damasio1995
An Anthropologist On Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales de Oliver Sacks1995
The Moral Animal : Why We Are the Way We Are: The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology de Robert Wright1995
The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time de Jonathan Weiner1994
Uncommon Sense: The Heretical Nature of Science de Alan Cromer1994
Signs of Life: The Language and Meanings of DNA de Robert Pollack1994
Why Zebras Dont Get Ulcers: A Guide to Stress, Stress-Related Diseases, and Coping de Robert M. Sapolsky1994
The End of Evolution de Peter Ward1994
Fuzzy Logic: The Revolutionary Computer Technology That Is Changing Our World de Daniel McNeill1993
AI: The Tumultuous History of the Search for Artificial Intelligence de Daniel Crevier1993
Bad Science: The Short Life and Weird Times of Cold Fusion de Gary Taubes1993
The Diversity of Life de Edward O. Wilson1993
The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal de Jared M. Diamond1992
The Truth About Chernobyl de Grigori Medvedev1991
The Ascent of Mind: Ice Age Climates and the Evolution of Intelligence de William Calvin1991
The Man Who Knew Infinity: A Life of the Genius Ramanujan de Robert Kanigel1991
Walking With the Great Apes: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, Birute Galdikas de Sy Montgomery1991
Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos: The Scientific Quest for the Secret of the Universe de Dennis Overbye1991
Patenting the Sun: Polio and the Salk Vacine de Jane S. Smith1990
Peacemaking among Primates de Frans B. M. de Waal1989

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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)

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