LA Times Book Awards ~ Shortlist!

The finalists for the 43rd Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were announced Wednesday, with Rachel Howzell HallJames Hannaham and George Saunders among the nominees for the annual literary awards.


Want to read some of the nominees works? We carry many in store and online. 

James Ellroy will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. 

James Ellroy Books


James Hannaham Books

Rachel Howzell Hall Books

George Saunders Books 

Anna Dorn Books

Fernanda Melchor Books


You MIght Go to Prison, Even Though You're Innocent
My Brother, the Messiah
The Big Reveal: An Illustrated Manifesto of Drag
Not So Shy
The Rescue
Chaos To Calm
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Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow: A novel By Gabrielle Zevin Cover Image
Daisy Jones & The Six: A Novel By Taylor Jenkins Reid Cover Image
K√ľnstlers in Paradise By Cathleen Schine Cover Image
Lessons in Chemistry: A Novel By Bonnie Garmus Cover Image
Mouth to Mouth: A Novel By Antoine Wilson Cover Image
Demon Copperhead: An Oprah's Book Club Pick By Barbara Kingsolver Cover Image
Unscripted: The Epic Battle for a Media Empire and the Redstone Family Legacy By James B. Stewart, Rachel Abrams Cover Image
The Candy House: A Novel By Jennifer Egan Cover Image
One Italian Summer: A Novel By Rebecca Serle Cover Image
Birnam Wood: A Novel By Eleanor Catton Cover Image
Poverty, by America By Matthew Desmond Cover Image
8 Rules of Love: How to Find It, Keep It, and Let It Go By Jay Shetty Cover Image
The Lincoln Highway: A Novel By Amor Towles Cover Image
Small Things Like These By Claire Keegan Cover Image
Am I Pretty When I Fly?: An Album of Upside Down Drawings By Joan Baez Cover Image
It Starts with Us: A Novel (It Ends with Us #2) By Colleen Hoover Cover Image
Nora Goes Off Script By Annabel Monaghan Cover Image
The Magnolia Palace: A Novel By Fiona Davis Cover Image
Every Man a King: A King Oliver Novel By Walter Mosley Cover Image
Old Babes in the Wood: Stories By Margaret Atwood Cover Image
Last Call at the Hotel Imperial: The Reporters Who Took On a World at War By Deborah Cohen Cover Image
The Paris Apartment: A Novel By Lucy Foley Cover Image
Commitment: A novel By Mona Simpson Cover Image
Stars in an Italian Sky By Jill Santopolo Cover Image
Trust By Hernan Diaz Cover Image
The House in the Pines: A Novel By Ana Reyes Cover Image
Saving Time: Discovering a Life Beyond the Clock By Jenny Odell Cover Image
I Will Find You By Harlan Coben Cover Image
Big Swiss: A Novel By Jen Beagin Cover Image
The Island of Missing Trees: A Novel By Elif Shafak Cover Image