The Los Angeles Times Book Prize announced the winners in ten categories on Saturday night. They include:
Siri Hustvedt, The Blazing World (Simon & Schuster)
The Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction
Valeria Luiselli, Faces in the Crowd (Coffee House Press)
Jeff Hobbs, The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace (Scribner)
Claudia Rankine, Citizen (Graywolf)
Other winners include Adam Tooze (History); Elizabeth Kolbert (Science & Technology); Tom Bouman (Mystery/Thriller); Candice Fleming (Young Adult); Andrew Roberts (Biography); and Jaime Hernandez (Graphic Novel). As previously announced, T.C. Boyle won the Robert Kirsch Award and Levar Burton was awarded the Innovators’ Prize.
Next up are the Pulitzer Prizes, set to be announced Monday afternoon at 3:00.