Thursday, February 22, 2018

Word of Honors

Finalists for the 2017 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were announced yesterday. Among the 10 categories of contestants is Mystery/Thriller, which features the following nominees:

The Late Show, by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown)
The Night Ocean, by Paul LaFarge (Penguin Press)
Bluebird, Bluebird, by Attica Locke (Mulholland)
A Book of American Martyrs, by Joyce Carol Oates (Ecco)
Wonder Valley, by Ivy Pochoda (Ecco)

The winners of this year’s awards are to be declared on April 20 during a ceremony at the University of Southern California’s Bovard Auditorium. That event will be held on the evening before the opening of the two-day Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, also taking place on the 308-acre USC campus in L.A.

(Hat tip to Mystery Fanfare.)

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