Books

SoCal book awards

The Southern California Booksellers Association gives its 2004 awards to Jamesland by Michelle Huneven for fiction, The King of California: J. G. Boswell and the Making of the Secret American Empire by Mark Arax and Rick Wartzman for non-fiction, While I Disappear: A John Ray Horn Novel by Edward Wright for mystery and The Golden Hour by Maiya Williams in children's lit. The full list of nominees included books by Miles Corwin, Denise Hamilton, Mark Salzman, Terril Lee Lankford, Paula Woods, Alan Rifkin and Steve Martin. Also on the list: Nudie The Rodeo Tailor by Jamie Lee Nudie and Mary Lynn Cabrall, the story of the late rhinestone cowboy of Lankershim Boulevard.

Via CaliforniaAuthors.com


More by Kevin Roderick:
Standing up to Harvey Weinstein
The Media
LA Times gets a top editor with nothing but questions
LA Observed Notes: Harvey Weinstein stripped bare
LA Observed Notes: Photos of the homeless, photos that found homes
Recent Books stories on LA Observed:
Pop Sixties
LA Observed Notes: Bookstore stays open, NPR pact
Al Franken in Los Angeles many times over
His British invasion - and ours
Press freedom under Trump and the Festival of Books
Amy Dawes, 56, journalist and author
Richard Schickel, 84, film critic, director and author
The Lost Journalism of Ring Lardner: An Interview with Ron Rapoport


 

LA Observed on Twitter