LA Times Book Prize1999

Given by Los Angeles Times

Andre Navne: Los Angeles Times Book Prize (Engelsk)
40 Works 87,119 Books 2,544 Reviews 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 of vis mere 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. vis mindre
Stages:
Alle, Winner (352), Finalist (1,601)
Kategorier:
Years:
Alle, 2023 (60), 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:
2024-04-19: Winner2023 Kommende
februar 21: Finalist2023 Nyeste

Winner 8

Finalist 40

VærkKategoriÅr
Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette af Judith ThurmanBiography1999
My Grandfather's House: A Genealogy of Doubt and Faith af Robert ClarkBiography1999
Byron: Child of Passion, Fool of Fame af Benita EislerBiography1999
Walt Whitman: The Song of Himself af Jerome LovingBiography1999
Rembrandt's eyes af Simon SchamaBiography1999
Sidewalk af Mitchell DuneierCurrent Interest1999
A Border Passage: From Cairo to America - A Woman's Journey af Leila AhmedCurrent Interest1999
Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War af Mark BowdenCurrent Interest1999
Chosen by God: A Brother's Journey af Joshua HammerCurrent Interest1999
An Affair of State: The Investigation, Impeachment, and Trial of President Clinton af Richard A. PosnerCurrent Interest1999
Freedom Song: Three Novels af Amit ChaudhuriFiction1999
House of Sand and Fog af Andre Dubus IIIFiction1999
Plainsong af Kent HarufFiction1999
Venten af Ha JinFiction1999
Close Range af Annie ProulxFiction1999
Amy og Isabelle : roman af Elizabeth StroutFirst fiction (Art Seidenbaum Award)1999
By the Shore af Galaxy CrazeFirst fiction (Art Seidenbaum Award)1999
Til lindring af utålelige drifter af Nathan EnglanderFirst fiction (Art Seidenbaum Award)1999
Interpreter of Maladies: Stories af Jhumpa LahiriFirst fiction (Art Seidenbaum Award)1999
Last Things af Jenny OffillFirst fiction (Art Seidenbaum Award)1999
Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II af John W. DowerHistory1999
Empire Express: Building the First Transcontinental Railroad af David Haward BainHistory1999
The First World War af John KeeganHistory1999
Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 af David M. KennedyHistory1999
The Holocaust in American Life af Peter NovickHistory1999
Repair: Poems af C. K. WilliamsPoetry1999
The Red Leaves of Night: Poems af David St. JohnPoetry1999
The Father of the Predicaments (Wesleyan Poetry Series) af Heather McHughPoetry1999
The Oval Hour (Iowa Poetry Prize) af Kathleen PeircePoetry1999
The Dreamhouse (Phoenix Poets Series) af Tom SleighPoetry1999
Galileos datter : en historisk biografi om videnskab, tro og kærlighed af Dava SobelScience & Technology1999
Mind of the Raven: Investigations and Adventures with Wolf-Birds af Bernd HeinrichScience & Technology1999
The River af Edward HooperScience & Technology1999
Lucy's legacy : sex and intelligence in human evolution af Alison JollyScience & Technology1999
Kodebogen : videnskaben om hemmelige budskaber - fra oldtidens Ægypten til kvantekryptering af Simon SinghScience & Technology1999
Frenchtown Summer af Robert CormierYoung Adult Literature1999
Skellig af David AlmondYoung Adult Literature1999
Speak af Laurie Halse AndersonYoung Adult Literature1999
Monster af Walter Dean MyersYoung Adult Literature1999
Stop Pretending: What Happened When My Big Sister Went Crazy af Sonya SonesYoung Adult Literature1999

Beskrivelser

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)

Nøgleord

20th century(7,208) 21st century(3,865) American(6,127) American history(8,578) American literature(5,252) audiobook(5,767) autobiography(3,635) biography(30,094) biology(3,635) coming of age(5,342) contemporary(4,226) contemporary fiction(4,340) crime(5,988) ebook(8,015) England(4,128) family(8,145) fantasy(9,468) fiction(126,799) friendship(3,831) goodreads(4,594) historical fiction(11,725) history(44,011) humor(3,840) India(4,599) Kindle(7,735) library(4,017) literature(10,643) magical realism(3,780) memoir(10,631) mystery(15,472) non-fiction(55,829) novel(18,361) own(7,033) poetry(9,886) politics(8,204) psychology(5,294) read(18,640) religion(4,716) romance(3,715) science(16,251) science fiction(6,053) short stories(7,401) thriller(3,788) to-read(118,469) unread(8,223) usa(7,598) war(5,382) wwii(8,645) ya(8,580) young adult(11,001)

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