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35th Annual Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalists Announced

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department,
Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalists Announced
Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalists Announced

Finalists for the 35th annual L.A. Times Book Prizes were announced on March 4. The awards ceremony will take place on April 18 at the Brovard Auditorium on the campus of USC. The the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is being held on the USC campus on April 18 & 19, 2014. There are 50 finalists in 10 categories.

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Biography
Adam Begley, Updike
Andrew Roberts, Napoleon: A Life
 
Current Interest
 
Fiction
Jesse Ball, Silence Once Begun
Siri Hustvedt, The Blazing World
Jenny Offill, Dept. of Speculation
Helen Oyeyemi, Boy, Snow, Bird
 
The Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction
John Darnielle, Wolf in White Van
Valeria Luiselli, Christina Macsweeney (Translator), Faces in the Crowd
David James Poissant, The Heaven of Animals: Stories
 
Graphic Novel/Comics
Jaime Hernandez, The Love Bunglers
Mana Neyestani, An Iranian Metamorphosis
Olivier Schrauwen, Arsène Schrauwen
Mariko Tamaki (Author), Jillian Tamaki (Illustrator), This One Summer
 
History
 
Mystery / Thriller
Peter Heller, The Painter
Laura Lippman, After I’m Gone
Shawn Lawrence Otto, Sins of Our Fathers
 
Poetry
Gillian Conoley, Peace
Fred Moten, The Feel Trio
 
Science & Technology
 
Young Adult Literature
Andrew Smith, Grasshopper Jungle
Jacqueline Woodson, Brown Girl Dreaming
 
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