Congrats to the Winners of the L. A. Times Book Prizes

We totally missed the announcement of this year’s Los Angeles Times book prizes, which happened last Friday. But it’s never too late to enjoy these winning titles, linked below to their Booklist reviews when available.  You can find a complete list of honorees here.


nix nathan hillArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction

 The Nix, by Nathan Hill



 Hitler: Ascent, 1889-1939, by Volker Ullrich

The Christopher Isherwood Prize for Autobiographical Prose

They Can’t Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America’s Racial Justice Movement, by Wesley Lowery


Current Interest

 Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets, by Svetlana Alexievich, translated by Bela Shayevich


imagine me gone adam haslettFiction

 Imagine Me Gone, by Adam Haslett


Graphic Novel/Comics

Beverly, by Nick Drnaso



An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873, by Benjamin Madley


Mystery / Thriller

 Dodgers, by Bill Beverly


gap gardening rosemarie waldropPoetry

Gap Gardening: Selected Poems, by Rosmarie Waldrop


Science & Technology

 Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets, by Luke Dittrich


Young Adult Literature

 The Lie Tree, by Frances Hardinge




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