Monday, May 2, 2011

Arthur C. Clarke Award and the 2010 L.A. Times Book Prize

More literary awards to announce!
The Arthur C. Clarke Award was given last week to Lauren Beukes for her novel Zoo City.

Additionally, the 2010 L.A. Times Book Prizes were announced this weekend.

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, & Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand (Random House)

Current Interest
The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis (Norton)

A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan (Knopf)

Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction
The House of Tomorrow by Peter Bognanni (Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam)

Graphic Novel
Duncan the Wonder Dog: Show One by Adam Hines (Adhouse Books)

The Killing of Crazy Horse by Thomas Powers (Knopf)

Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin (William Morrow)

Where I Live: New & Selected Poems 1990-2010 by Maxine Kumin (Norton)

Science and Technology
The Price of Altruism: George Price and the Search for the Origins of Kindness by Oren Harman (Norton)

Young Adult Literature
A Conspiracy of Kings by Megan Whalen Turner (Greenwillow/HarperCollins)

Robert Kirsch Award for Lifetime Achievement
Beverly Cleary

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