2009 LA Times Book Prize Finalists

The Los Angeles Times recently announced the 2009 Book Prize finalists within 10 categories of writing which include; biography, current interest, fiction, graphic novel, history, mystery/thriller, poetry, science/technology, young adult literature and the Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction.  The book prizes will be awarded on the 23rd of April 2010.

Here, I have included a selection of categories and their finalists:

Heroic Measures by Jill Ciment
The Man in the Wooden Hat by Jane Gardam
Blame by Michelle Huneven
A Short History of Women by Kate Walbert
A Happy Marriage by Rafael Yglesias

Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction
An Elegy for Easterly by Petina Gappah
Tinkers by Paul Harding
American Rust by Philipp Meyer
In Other Rooms, Other Wonders by Daniyal Mueenuddin
Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned by Wells Tower

Bury Me Deep by Megan Abbott
The Hidden Man by David Ellis
Black Water Rising by Attica Locke
A Darker Domain by Val McDermid
The Ghosts of Belfast by Stuart Neville

To read the full LA Times article and view all categoreis and finalists please visit the website:



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