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2014 LA Times Book Prize Winners

On April 11, the Los Angeles Times announced the recipients of their 2013 book awards at a gala event at University of Southern California. The winning titles are linked to Booklist reviews when available. To learn more about the LA Book Prizes, visit http://events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks/bookprizes/.

BIOGRAPHY

Bolivar: American Liberator, Marie Arana

 

CURRENT INTEREST

Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital, Sheri Fink

 

FICTION

A Tale for the Time Being, Ruth Ozeki

 

THE ART SEIDENBAUM AWARD FOR FIRST FICTION

We Need New Names, NoViolet Bulawayo

 

GRAPHIC NOVEL / COMICS

Today is the Last Day of the Rest of Your Life, Ulli Lust

 

HISTORY

The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914, Christopher Clark

 

MYSTERY / THRILLER

The Cuckoo’s Calling, Robert Galbraith (J. K. Rowling)

 

POETRY

Collected Poems, Ron Padgett

 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?, Alan Weisman

 

YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE

Boxers & Saints (boxed set), Gene Luen Yang

 

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