LA Times Book PrizeBiography

Given by Los Angeles Times

Altres noms: Los Angeles Times Book Prize (Anglès)
182 obres 0 Llibres
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 (5), 2022 (5), 2021 (5), 2020 (5), 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 (5), 2002 (5), 2001 (5), 2000 (5), 1999 (5), 1998 (5), 1997 (5), 1996 (8), 1995 (5), 1994 (5), 1993 (5), 1992 (5), 1991 (5), 1990 (5), 1989 (1), 1988 (1), 1987 (1), 1986 (1), 1985 (1), 1984 (1), 1983 (1), 1982 (1), 1981 (1)
Announced:
abril 19: Guanyador2023 Recent
febrer 21: Finalista2023 Recent

Winner 43

ObraAny
The Life and Times of Hannah Crafts de Gregg Hecimovich2023
G-Man: J. Edgar Hoover and the Making of the American Century de Beverly Gage2022
Burning Boy: The Life and Work of Stephen Crane de Paul Auster2021
Mad at the World: A Life of John Steinbeck de William Souder2020
Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century de George Packer2019
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom de David W. Blight2018
Henry David Thoreau: A Life de Laura Dassow Walls2017
Hitler: Ascent: 1889-1939 de Volker Ullrich2016
Listening to Stone: The Art and Life of Isamu Noguchi de Hayden Herrera2015
Napoleon: A Life de Andrew Roberts2014
Bolivar: American Liberator de Marie Arana2013
The Passage of Power de Robert A. Caro2012
Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned de John A. Farrell2011
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption de Laura Hillenbrand2010
Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits de Linda Gordon2009
Ida: A Sword Among Lions de Paula J. Giddings2008
Young Stalin de Simon Sebag Montefiore2007
Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination de Neal Gabler2006
Matisse the Master: A Life of Henri Matisse: The Conquest of Colour: 1909-1954 de Hilary Spurling2005
de Kooning: An American Master de Mark Stevens2004
American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization de Neil Smith2003
Master of the Senate de Robert A. Caro2002
Theodore Rex de Edmund Morris2001
Jefferson Davis, American de William J. Cooper2000
Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette de Judith Thurman1999
Lindbergh de A. Scott Berg1998
Whittaker Chambers: A Biography de Sam Tanenhaus1997
Les Cendres d'Angela de Frank McCourt1996
Under My Skin: Volume One of My Autobiography, to 1949 de Doris Lessing1995
Shot in the Heart de Mikal Gilmore1994
Daniel Boone: The Life and Legend of an American Pioneer de John Mack Faragher1993
Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 1: 1884-1933 de Blanche Wiesen Cook1992
Righteous Pilgrim: The Life and Times of Harold L. Ickes, 1874-1952 de T. H. Watkins1991
A First-Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt de Geoffrey C. Ward1990
This Boy's Life de Tobias Wolff1989
Nora: The Real Life of Molly Bloom de Brenda Maddox1988
Hemingway de Kenneth S. Lynn1987
Alexander Pope: A Life de Maynard Mack1986
Solzhenitsyn: A Biography de Michael Scammell1985
The Nightmare of Reason: A Life of Franz Kafka de Ernst Pawel1984
The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House de Seymour M. Hersh1983
Waldo Emerson de Gay Wilson Allen1982
Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, a Vanished Way of Life and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore Roosevelt de David McCullough1981

Finalist 182

ObraAny
The Life and Times of Hannah Crafts de Gregg Hecimovich2023
Young Queens: Three Renaissance Women and the Price of Power de Leah Redmond Chang2023
Winnie and Nelson: Portrait of a Marriage de Jonny Steinberg2023
Longstreet: The Confederate General Who Defied the South de elizabeth varon2023
The Odyssey of Phillis Wheatley: A Poet's Journeys Through American Slavery and Independence de David Waldstreicher2023
G-Man: J. Edgar Hoover and the Making of the American Century de Beverly Gage2022
Civil Rights Queen: Constance Baker Motley and the Struggle for Equality de Tomiko Brown-Nagin2022
Mr. B: George Balanchine's 20th Century de Jennifer Homans2022
Path Lit by Lightning: The Life of Jim Thorpe de David Maraniss2022
His Name Is George Floyd: One Man's Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice de Robert Samuels2022
Burning Boy: The Life and Work of Stephen Crane de Paul Auster2021
Competing with Idiots: Herman and Joe Mankiewicz, a Dual Portrait de Nick Davis2021
All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days: The True Story of the American Woman at the Heart of the German Resistance to Hitler de Rebecca Donner2021
Mike Nichols: A Life de Mark Harris2021
The Reason for the Darkness of the Night de John Tresch2021
Mad at the World: A Life of John Steinbeck de William Souder2020
Red Comet: The Short Life and Blazing Art of Sylvia Plath de Heather Clark2020
Warhol de Blake Gopnik2020
Eleanor de David Michaelis2020
The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X de Les Payne2020
Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century de George Packer2019
The Club: Johnson, Boswell, and the Friends Who Shaped an Age de Leo Damrosch2019
Fay Wray and Robert Riskin: A Hollywood Memoir de Victoria Riskin2019
Zora and Langston: A Story of Friendship and Betrayal de Yuval Taylor2019
First: Sandra Day O'Connor de Evan Thomas2019
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom de David W. Blight2018
Reporter: A Memoir de Seymour M. Hersh2018
American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic de Victoria Johnson2018
Reagan: An American Journey de Bob Spitz2018
Educated: A Memoir de Tara Westover2018
Henry David Thoreau: A Life de Laura Dassow Walls2017
Grant de Ron Chernow2017
Ali: A Life de Jonathan Eig2017
Richard Nixon: The Life de John A. Farrell2017
Fasting and Feasting: The Life of Visionary Food Writer Patience Gray de Adam Federman2017
Hitler: Ascent: 1889-1939 de Volker Ullrich2016
Charlotte Bronte: A Life de Claire Harman2016
Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies de Ross King2016
Kill 'Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul de James McBride2016
Guilty thing: a life of Thomas De Quincey de Frances Wilson2016
Listening to Stone: The Art and Life of Isamu Noguchi de Hayden Herrera2015
Fortune's Fool (Author Unknown) de Terry Alford2015
Jonas Salk: A Life de Charlotte DeCroes Jacobs2015
Young Orson: The Years of Luck and Genius on the Path to Citizen Kane de Patrick McGilligan2015
Mary McGrory: The First Queen of Journalism de John Norris2015
Napoleon: A Life de Andrew Roberts2014
Updike de Adam Begley2014
Eugene O'Neill: A Life in Four Acts de Robert M. Dowling2014
Isabella: The Warrior Queen de Kirstin Downey2014
Stalin: Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928 de Stephen Kotkin2014
Bolivar: American Liberator de Marie Arana2013
Wilson de A. Scott Berg2013
The Red Man's Bones: George Catlin, Artist and Showman de Benita Eisler2013
Country Girl de Edna O'Brien2013
American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell de Deborah Solomon2013
The Passage of Power de Robert A. Caro2012
The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace de H. W. Brands2012
A Difficult Woman: The Challenging Life and Times of Lillian Hellman de Alice Kessler-Harris2012
The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy de David Nasaw2012
The One: The Life and Music of James Brown de RJ Smith2012
Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned de John A. Farrell2011
Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention de Manning Marable2011
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman de Robert K. Massie2011
Reading My Father: A Memoir de Alexandra Styron2011
My Long Trip Home: A Family Memoir de Mark Whitaker2011
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption de Laura Hillenbrand2010
George, Nicholas and Wilhelm: Three Royal Cousins and the Road to World War I de Miranda Carter2010
The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham: A Biography de Selina Hastings2010
Hitch-22 de Christopher Hitchens2010
Colonel Roosevelt de Edmund Morris2010
Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits de Linda Gordon2009
The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR's Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience de Kirstin Downey2009
Koestler: The Literary and Political Odyssey of a Twentieth-Century Skeptic de Michael Scammell2009
Louis D. Brandeis: A Life de Melvin I. Urofsky2009
The Uncrowned King: The Sensational Rise of William Randolph Hearst de Kenneth Whyte2009
Ida: A Sword Among Lions de Paula J. Giddings2008
Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt de H. W. Brands2008
Democracy's Prisoner: Eugene V. Debs, the Great War, and the Right to Dissent de Ernest Freeberg2008
American Lion de Jon Meacham2008
Chagall: A Biography de Jackie Wullschlager2008
Young Stalin de Simon Sebag Montefiore2007
Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr de Nancy Isenberg2007
Stanley: The Impossible Life of Africa's Greatest Explorer de Tim Jeal2007
Boone: A Biography de Robert Morgan2007
Von Braun: Dreamer of Space, Engineer of War de Michael J. Neufeld2007
Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination de Neal Gabler2006
The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher de Debby Applegate2006
The Librettist of Venice: The Remarkable Life of Lorenzo da Ponte Mozart's Poet, Casanova's Friend, and Italian Opera's de Rodney Bolt2006
Prisoners: A Muslim and a Jew Across the Middle East Divide de Jeffrey Goldberg2006
The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million de Daniel Mendelsohn2006
Matisse the Master: A Life of Henri Matisse: The Conquest of Colour: 1909-1954 de Hilary Spurling2005
Melville: His World and Work de Andrew Delbanco2005
Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln de Doris Kearns Goodwin2005
Mencken: The American Iconoclast de Marion Elizabeth Rodgers2005
The People's Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Century de Steven Watts2005
de Kooning: An American Master de Mark Stevens2004
Alexander Hamilton de Ron Chernow2004
Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare de Stephen Greenblatt2004
John James Audubon: The Making of an American de Richard Rhodes2004
Washington Gone Crazy: Senator Pat McCarran and the Great American Communist Hunt de Michael J. Ybarra2004
American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization de Neil Smith2003
Jung: A Biography de Deirdre Bair2003
Pushkin: A Biography de T. J. Binyon2003
Goya de Robert Hughes2003
River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West de Rebecca Solnit2003
Master of the Senate de Robert A. Caro2002
The Country Under My Skin: A Memoir of Love and War de Gioconda Belli2002
Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers de Daniel Ellsberg2002
Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War de T. J. Stiles2002
Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self de Claire Tomalin2002
Theodore Rex de Edmund Morris2001
Marie Antoinette: The Journey de Antonia Fraser2001
Seabiscuit: An American Legend de Laura Hillenbrand2001
John Adams de David McCullough2001
Boswell's Presumptuous Task: The Making of the Life of Dr. Johnson de Adam Sisman2001
Jefferson Davis, American de William J. Cooper2000
The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin de H. W. Brands2000
Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation de Joseph J. Ellis2000
Hitler: 1936-1945: Nemesis de Ian Kershaw2000
Mao: A Life de Philip Short2000
Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette de Judith Thurman1999
My Grandfather's House: A Genealogy of Doubt and Faith de Robert Clark1999
Byron: Child of Passion, Fool of Fame de Benita Eisler1999
Walt Whitman: The Song of Himself de Jerome Loving1999
Rembrandt's eyes de Simon Schama1999
Lindbergh de A. Scott Berg1998
Other Powers: The Age of Suffrage, Spiritualism, and the Scandalous Victoria Woodhull de Barbara Goldsmith1998
A Traitor's Kiss: The Life of Richard Brinsley Sheridan, 1751-1816 de Fintan O'Toole1998
Victor Hugo: A Biography de Graham Robb1998
The Unknown Matisse de Hilary Spurling1998
Whittaker Chambers: A Biography de Sam Tanenhaus1997
Nazimova: A Biography de Gavin Lambert1997
Burning the Days: Recollection de James Salter1997
Napoleon Bonaparte: A Life de Alan Schom1997
Bogart de A.M. Sperber1997
Les Cendres d'Angela de Frank McCourt1996
Orson Welles: The Road to Xanadu de Simon Callow1996
Tom : the unknown Tennessee Williams de Lyle Leverich1996
Edward Hopper: An Intimate Biography de Gail Levin1996
William Morris: A Life for Our Time de Fiona MacCarthy1996
Hellman and Hammett: The Legendary Passion of Lillian Hellman and Dashiell Hammett de Joan Mellen1996
An Uncommon Woman - The Empress Frederick: Daughter of Queen Victoria, Wife of the Crown Prince of Prussia, Mother of Kaiser Wilhelm de Hannah Pakula1996
A Life of Picasso, Volume 2: 1907-1917 de John Richardson1996
Under My Skin: Volume One of My Autobiography, to 1949 de Doris Lessing1995
D.H. Lawrence: The Story of a Marriage de Brenda Maddox1995
Marie Curie: A Life de Susan Quinn1995
Drinking the Rain: A Memoir de Alix Kates Shulman1995
In Pharaoh's Army: Memories of the Lost War de Tobias Wolff1995
Shot in the Heart de Mikal Gilmore1994
Rodin: The Shape of Genius de Ruth Butler1994
Learned Hand: The Man and the Judge de Gerald Gunther1994
Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life de Joan D. Hedrick1994
An Evil Cradling de Brian Keenan1994
Daniel Boone: The Life and Legend of an American Pioneer de John Mack Faragher1993
Charles Sanders Peirce: A Life de Joseph Brent1993
The Six Wives of Henry VIII de Antonia Fraser1993
Lincoln: An Illustrated Biography de Philip B. Kunhardt1993
Genius in the Shadows: A Biography of Leo Szilard, the Man Behind the Bomb de William Lanouette1993
Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 1: 1884-1933 de Blanche Wiesen Cook1992
A Prophet with Honor : The Billy Graham Story de William Martin1992
Salem Is My Dwelling Place: A Life of Nathaniel Hawthorne de Edwin Haviland Miller1992
Fascinating Rhythm: The Collaboration of George and Ira Gershwin de Deena Rosenberg1992
Edgar A. Poe: Mournful and Never-ending Remembrance de Kenneth Silverman1992
Righteous Pilgrim: The Life and Times of Harold L. Ickes, 1874-1952 de T. H. Watkins1991
O'Keeffe and Stieglitz: An American Romance de Benita Eisler1991
Road Song de Natalie Kusz1991
Benedict Arnold: Patriot and Traitor de Willard Sterne Randall1991
A Life of Picasso, Volume 1: 1881-1906 de John Richardson1991
A First-Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt de Geoffrey C. Ward1990
Simone de Beauvoir: A Biography de Deirdre Bair1990
Means of Ascent de Robert A. Caro1990
The Five of Hearts: An Intimate Portrait of Henry Adams and His Friends, 1880-1918 de Patricia O'Toole1990
One of us : a biography of Margaret Thatcher de Hugo Young1990
This Boy's Life de Tobias Wolff1989
Nora: The Real Life of Molly Bloom de Brenda Maddox1988
Hemingway de Kenneth S. Lynn1987
Alexander Pope: A Life de Maynard Mack1986
Solzhenitsyn: A Biography de Michael Scammell1985
The Nightmare of Reason: A Life of Franz Kafka de Ernst Pawel1984
The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House de Seymour M. Hersh1983
Waldo Emerson de Gay Wilson Allen1982
Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, a Vanished Way of Life and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore Roosevelt de David McCullough1981

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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, 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)

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