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Los Angeles Times Book Prizes 2021

The 42nd annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were awarded on April 22nd. The best books of 2021 were recognized in 12 categories, along with the winners of the Robert Kirsch and Innovator’s awards.

Week of October 31, 2022

Paperback releases for the week of October 31st include THESE PRECIOUS DAYS, a deeply personal collection of essays from Ann Patchett, who talks about home, family, friendships and writing; COKIE, Steven V. Roberts' loving tribute to his wife of 53 years, legendary journalist Cokie Roberts, in which he reflects not only on her many accomplishments, but on how she lived each day with a devotion to helping others; BEWILDERMENT by Richard Powers, an Oprah's Book Club pick that poses the intriguing question: How can we tell our children the truth about this beautiful, imperiled planet?; BURNING BOY, Paul Auster's comprehensive, landmark biography of the great American writer Stephen Crane; and the paperback original LAWS OF DEPRAVITY, the first installment in a heart-pounding crime thriller series from actor, director and producer Eriq La Salle, which follows two NYPD detectives and an FBI agent as they race to catch a serial killer before he completes his last cycle of kills and disappears forever.