Times Book Prize winners cover addiction, the border, diversity and more

Some of the most provocative topics in American political discourse — from the opioid crisis to racial identity to the country’s southern border — were at the heart of the books celebrated Friday night during the 39th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes. Held inside USC’s Bovard Auditorium, the... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Times Book Prize winners cover addiction, the border, diversity and more

Some of the most provocative topics in American political discourse — from the opioid crisis to racial identity to the country’s southern border — were at the heart of the books celebrated Friday night during the 39th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes. Held inside USC’s Bovard Auditorium, the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #opioid crisis #racial identity #bovard auditorium


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

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Book Prize winners named in a ceremony filled with support for USC valedictorian Asna Tabassum

Winners at the 2024 L.A. Times Book Prizes included Ed Park for fiction, Ivy Pochoda for mystery/thriller and the pro-Palestinian commencement speaker whose name has become a rallying cry for free speech. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2024-04-20 05:08:39 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times Book Prizes Winners Announced

The 43nd annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were awarded tonight at the University of Southern California's Bovard Auditorium. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-04-22 04:49:44 UTC ]
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Rep. Adam Schiff, Véronique Tadjo and Paul Auster among winners of the L.A. Times Book Prizes

After a few years of virtual ceremonies, the 42nd Los Angeles Times Book Prizes was held in person Friday at USC, kicking off the Festival of Books. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-04-23 04:25:08 UTC ]
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Winners of the 2020 L.A. Times Book Prizes announced

Deesha Philyaw, Victoria Chang and Isabel Wilkerson are among the winners of the 2020 L.A. Times Book Prizes, announced Friday. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-04-17 01:06:54 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Here are the winners of this year’s LA Times Book Prizes.

This is the 40th year of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes (which celebrates excellence in the following twelve categories as well as champions new writers), but it is the first time the winners were announced on Twitter. You can feel like you’re a part of the virtual celebration with this video... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-17 18:00:36 UTC ]
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Coronavirus is topic one among newly announced L.A. Times Book Prize winners

The 14 Times book prize winners, including Steph Cha, Namwali Serpell, Marlon James and George Packer, were honored in a virtual ceremony on Twitter. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-17 15:53:24 UTC ]
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How language can destroy or rebuild, per Times Book Prize fiction winner Ben Lerner

The author of "The Topeka School," winner of the 2019 Times Book Prize for fiction, speaks on poetry, debate, citizenship and crisis homeschooling. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-17 15:30:20 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Book Prizes winners announced

Books on police shootings of black men, the history of the plummeting numbers of California’s Native Americans and the tale of how Adolf Hitler led the Nazi party to power were among the honorees of the 37th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes. The awards were presented Friday night at USC,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Book Prizes and Festival of Books kick off this week. Here's how to watch

The 26th Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is going virtual again this year. The event kicks off April 17 at 10 a.m. Here's how to watch. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-04-16 12:00:30 UTC ]
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At London Book Fair: Writers’ Prize Names Its Winners

At London Book Fair, the top honor from the Writers' Prize, formerly the Rathbones, goes to Liz Berry for 'The Home Child.' The post At London Book Fair: Writers’ Prize Names Its Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-03-14 05:01:24 UTC ]
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Raja Shehadeh, Yiyun Li and Maria Bamford among L.A. Times Book Prize finalists

The L.A. Times Book Prizes honor 66 works in 13 categories celebrating exceptional writing from authors at all stages of their careers. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2024-02-21 13:00:41 UTC ]
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Here’s the winner of the £25,000 British Academy Book Prize.

Today in London, the British Academy announced the winner of the 11th British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding: Courting India: England, Mughal India and the Origins of Empire by Nandini Das. “Nandini Das has written the true origin story of Britain and India,” said Professor... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-10-31 19:20:23 UTC ]
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International Booker Prize Winners on Nostalgia, Translation, and 'Time Shelter'

'Time Shelter,' written by Georgi Gospodinov and translated by Angela Rodel, is the first Bulgarian-language novel to win the prestigious International Booker Prize. The duo spoke with PW about the significance of the award, especially now. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Rachel Howzell Hall, George Saunders, James Hannaham among L.A. Times Book Prize finalists

The Los Angeles Times Book Prizes recognize works in 12 categories, with winners to be announced at USC in person on April 21. James Ellroy will receive a lifetime achievement prize. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-02-22 15:00:07 UTC ]
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Announcing the Winner of Electric Lit’s 2022 Book Cover Tournament

Over the holidays, we asked our social media followers to vote for the best book cover of 2022 and after an especially close competition, a crowd favorite won the hearts of book lovers. From 32 beautiful cover designs, here are the semi-finalists: Valley of Want by Ross White, cover design by... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2022-12-30 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Diane Seuss, Joshua Cohen, Andrea Elliott among Pulitzer Prize winners in books

Times Book Prize winners Diane Seuss and Ada Ferrer were among the 2022 Pulitzer Prize-winning authors. Joshua Cohen won in fiction for 'The Netanyahus.' Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-05-09 21:04:58 UTC ]
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