2011 LA Times Book Prize Finalists

This is the 31st annual event of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes which will be awarded on 29 April 2011 at the Los Angeles Times building.  Here are the finalists in the categories; fiction, first fiction and mystery/thriller.


Nashville Chrome by Rick Bass

Something is Out There: Stories by Richard Bausch

A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

Day for Night by Frederick Reiken


First Fiction

The House of Tomorrow by Peter Bognanni

The Gin Closet by Leslie Jamison

The More I Owe You by Michael Sledge

Portraits of a Few People I’ve Made Cry: Stories by Christine Sneed

The Lotus Eaters by Tatjana Soli



Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin

Faithful Place by Tana French

I’d Know You Anywhere by Laura Lippman

Collusion by Stuart Neville

City of Dragons by Kelli Stanley


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