LA Times Book Prize2009

Given by Los Angeles Times

Altres noms: Los Angeles Times Book Prize (Anglès)
49 obres 41,444 Llibres 2,008 Ressenyes 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 mostra'n més 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. mostra'n menys
Stages:
Tots, Winner (364), Finalist (1,601)
Categories:
Years:
Tots, 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: Guanyador2023 Recent
febrer 21: Finalista2023 Recent

Winner 9

Finalist 49

ObraCategoriaAny
Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits de Linda GordonBiography2009
The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR's Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience de Kirstin DowneyBiography2009
Koestler: The Literary and Political Odyssey of a Twentieth-Century Skeptic de Michael ScammellBiography2009
Louis D. Brandeis: A Life de Melvin I. UrofskyBiography2009
The Uncrowned King: The Sensational Rise of William Randolph Hearst de Kenneth WhyteBiography2009
Zeitoun de Dave EggersCurrent Interest2009
Columbine de Dave CullenCurrent Interest2009
Strength in What Remains de Tracy KidderCurrent Interest2009
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide de Nicholas D. KristofCurrent Interest2009
The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care de T. R. ReidCurrent Interest2009
A Happy Marriage: A Novel de Rafael YglesiasFiction2009
Heroic Measures de Jill CimentFiction2009
The Man in the Wooden Hat de Jane GardamFiction2009
Blame de Michelle HunevenFiction2009
A Short History of Women de Kate WalbertFiction2009
American Rust de Philipp MeyerFirst fiction (Art Seidenbaum Award)2009
An Elegy for Easterly de Petina GappahFirst fiction (Art Seidenbaum Award)2009
Tinkers de Paul HardingFirst fiction (Art Seidenbaum Award)2009
In Other Rooms, Other Wonders de Daniyal MueenuddinFirst fiction (Art Seidenbaum Award)2009
Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned de Wells TowerFirst fiction (Art Seidenbaum Award)2009
Asterios Polyp de David MazzucchelliGraphic Novel/Comics2009
Luba (Love and Rockets) de Gilbert HernandezGraphic Novel/Comics2009
GoGo Monster de Taiyō MatsumotoGraphic Novel/Comics2009
Scott Pilgrim vs. The Universe de Bryan Lee O'MalleyGraphic Novel/Comics2009
Footnotes in Gaza de Joe SaccoGraphic Novel/Comics2009
Golden Dreams: California in an Age of Abundance, 1950-1963 (Americans and the California Dream) de Kevin StarrHistory2009
The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science de Richard HolmesHistory2009
Passing Strange de Martha A. SandweissHistory2009
Lynching and Spectacle: Witnessing Racial Violence in America, 1890-1940 de Amy Louise WoodHistory2009
Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815 de Gordon S. WoodHistory2009
Bury Me Deep de Megan AbbottMystery/Thriller2009
The Hidden Man de David EllisMystery/Thriller2009
Black Water Rising de Attica LockeMystery/Thriller2009
A Darker Domain de Val McDermidMystery/Thriller2009
Practical Water (Wesleyan Poetry Series) de Brenda HillmanPoetry2009
Apocalyptic Swing (Karen & Michael Braziller Books) de Gabrielle CalvocoressiPoetry2009
Open Interval (Pitt Poetry Series) de Lyrae Van Clief-StefanonPoetry2009
Dearest Creature de Amy GerstlerPoetry2009
What the Right Hand Knows (Stahlecker Selections) de Tom HealyPoetry2009
The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom de Graham FarmeloScience & Technology2009
The Day We Found the Universe de Marcia BartusiakScience & Technology2009
Cold: Adventures in the World's Frozen Places de Bill StreeverScience & Technology2009
Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human de Richard WranghamScience & Technology2009
Naming Nature: The Clash Between Instinct and Science de Carol Kaesuk YoonScience & Technology2009
Marching For Freedom: Walk Together Children and Don't You Grow Weary de Elizabeth PartridgeYoung Adult Literature2009
The Rise and Fall of Senator Joe McCarthy de James Cross GiblinYoung Adult Literature2009
Gullstruck Island de Frances HardingeYoung Adult Literature2009
Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith de Deborah HeiligmanYoung Adult Literature2009
Tales from Outer Suburbia de Shaun TanYoung Adult Literature2009

Descripcions

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, Escrit per membres)
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, Escrit per membres)

Etiquetes

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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