The Los Angeles Times Book Prize announced the winners in ten categories on Saturday night. They include:
Valeria Luiselli, The Story of My Teeth (Coffee House)
The Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction
Chigozie Obioma, The Fishermen (Little, Brown)
Sarah Chayes, Thieves of State (Norton)
Jorie Graham, From the New World: Poems 1976-2014 (Ecco)
Other winners include Dan Ephron (History); Andrea Wulf (Science & Technology); Don Winslow (Mystery/Thriller); Riad Sattouf (Young Adult); Hayden Herrera (Biography); and Riad Sattouf (Graphic Novel). As previously announced, Juan Felipe Herrera won the Robert Kirsch Award and James Patterson was awarded the Innovators’ Prize.