LA Times Book Prize2008

Given by Los Angeles Times

Andre Navne: Los Angeles Times Book Prize (Engelsk)
45 Works 71,978 Books 3,426 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 9

Finalist 45

VærkKategoriÅr
Ida: A Sword Among Lions af Paula J. GiddingsBiography2008
Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt af H. W. BrandsBiography2008
Democracy's Prisoner: Eugene V. Debs, the Great War, and the Right to Dissent af Ernest FreebergBiography2008
American Lion af Jon MeachamBiography2008
Chagall: A Biography af Jackie WullschlagerBiography2008
Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency af Barton GellmanCurrent Interest2008
Familien bin Laden : en arabisk familie i det amerikanske århundrede af Steve CollCurrent Interest2008
The Forever War af Dexter FilkinsCurrent Interest2008
The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How The War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals af Jane MayerCurrent Interest2008
My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey af Jill Bolte TaylorCurrent Interest2008
Hjemme af Marilynne RobinsonFiction2008
Det hemmelige skrift af Sebastian BarryFiction2008
Lush Life af Richard PriceFiction2008
The Size of the World af Joan SilberFiction2008
The God of War af Marisa SilverFiction2008
Den sidste sura af Zoe FerrarisFirst fiction (Art Seidenbaum Award)2008
Say You're One of Them af Uwem AkpanFirst fiction (Art Seidenbaum Award)2008
Den udstødte : roman af Sadie JonesFirst fiction (Art Seidenbaum Award)2008
Mosquito af Roma TearneFirst fiction (Art Seidenbaum Award)2008
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle af David WroblewskiFirst fiction (Art Seidenbaum Award)2008
Hitler's Empire: How the Nazis Ruled Europe af Mark MazowerHistory2008
Cubakrisen : Kennedy, Khrusjtjov og Castro på randen af atomkrig af Michael DobbsHistory2008
This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War (Vintage Civil War Library) af Drew Gilpin FaustHistory2008
Sweet Land of Liberty: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in the North af Thomas J. SugrueHistory2008
Obscene in the Extreme: The Burning and Banning of John Steinbeck's the Grapes of Wrath af Rick WartzmanHistory2008
Envy the Night af Michael KorytaMystery/Thriller2008
Kinesisk kabale af Colin HarrisonMystery/Thriller2008
Bad Traffic af Simon LewisMystery/Thriller2008
The Age of Dreaming af Nina RevoyrMystery/Thriller2008
Barn nr. 44 af Tom Rob SmithMystery/Thriller2008
Watching the Spring Festival: Poems af Frank BidartPoetry2008
Sea Change: Poems af Jorie GrahamPoetry2008
The Kingdom of Ordinary Time: Poems af Marie HowePoetry2008
Ours af Cole SwensenPoetry2008
Rare High Meadow of Which I Might Dream (Phoenix Poets) af Connie VoisinePoetry2008
The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics af Leonard SusskindScience & Technology2008
What the Nose Knows: The Science of Scent in Everyday Life af Avery GilbertScience & Technology2008
Only a Theory: Evolution and the Battle for America's Soul af Kenneth R. MillerScience & Technology2008
Worlds Before Adam: The Reconstruction of Geohistory in the Age of Reform af Martin J. S. RudwickScience & Technology2008
Microcosm: E. coli and the New Science of Life af Carl ZimmerScience & Technology2008
Nation af Terry PratchettYoung Adult Literature2008
The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary af Candace FlemingYoung Adult Literature2008
Nobody af Neil GaimanYoung Adult Literature2008
Dark Dude af Oscar HijuelosYoung Adult Literature2008
Swallow Me Whole af Nate PowellYoung Adult Literature2008

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(7,295) 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(9,727) 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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