Festival of Books: Live coverage of the L.A. Times' annual #bookfest and Book Prize winners

Heaven for book nerds! The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is underway at the USC campus this weekend, where more than 500 authors are reading, discussing, signing, and living and breathing books. The lineup includes former astronaut Buzz Aldrin, U.S. poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, "Top... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

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L.A. Times Book Prize Winners Announced

The 40th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were announced today on Twitter. The prizes are given in 12 categories, and titles from Penguin Random House took home six. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Here are the winners of this year’s LA Times Book Prizes.

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Coronavirus is topic one among newly announced L.A. Times Book Prize winners

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How language can destroy or rebuild, per Times Book Prize fiction winner Ben Lerner

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L.A. Times Book Prizes winners announced

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Susan Orlean talks ‘The Library Book’ on first day of L.A. Times Festival of Books

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Like the rest of our lives, the National Book Festival will be online this year.

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