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Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalists Announced

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department,
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Finalists for the 34th annual L.A. Times Book Prizes were announced last week. The awards ceremony will take place on April 11 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 12 & 13, 2014.

There are 50 finalists in 10 categories:


Current Interest


The Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction

Graphic Novels/Comics

  • Incidents in the Night: Volume 1 by David B.
  • Hand-Drying in America: And Other Stories by Ben Katchor
  • Today is the Last Day of the Rest of Your Life by Ulli Lust
  • The End by Anders Nilsen
  • The Great War: July 1, 1916: The First Day of the Battle of the Somme by Joe Sacco




Science & Technology

Young Adult Literature

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