Tuesday, March 3, 2009

LA Times Book Prize Nominees

The Los Angeles Times Book Prize nominees have been announced in nine categories, including fiction, first fiction, biography, current interest, history, mystery/thriller, poetry, science/technology, and young adult. The fiction list includes many of the usual suspects:

  • Sebastian Barry, The Secret Scripture
  • Richard Price, Lush Life
  • Marilynne Robinson, Home
  • Joan Silber, The Size of the World
  • Marisa Silver, The God of War
See the nominees in the other categories here. The winners will be announced in a ceremony on April 24, kicking off the L.A. Times Festival of Books.

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