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Los Angeles Times Book Prize 2011


Los Angeles Times Book Prize 2011

The 2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were presented on Friday, April 20, 2012, in a public ceremony in the Bovard Auditorium on the campus of USC.

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2011 Winners


CLARENCE DARROW: Attorney for the Damned by John A. Farrell (Doubleday)

Current Interest
THINKING FAST AND SLOW by Daniel Kahneman (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction
SHARDS by Ismet Prcic (Black Cat/Grove/Atlantic)

LUMINARIUM by Alex Shakar (SoHo Press)

Graphic Novel
FINDER: Voice by Carla Speed McNeil (Dark Horse)

RAILROADED: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America by Richard White (W.W. Norton & Company)

11/22/1963 by Stephen King (Scribner)

DOUBLE SHADOW: Poems by Carl Phillips (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

Science & Technology
GRAND PURSUIT: The Story of Economic Genius by Sylvia Nasar (Simon & Schuster)

Young Adult Literature
THE BIG CRUNCH by Pete Hautman (Scholastic Press)

Robert Kirsch Award
Rudolfo Anaya

Innovator's Award
Figment, Co-Founded by Jacob Lewis and Dana Goodyear