Cantú, Makkai, Braithwaite Win L.A. Times Book Prizes, PRHPS Client Receives Innovator’s Award

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The Los Angeles Times announced the winners its 39th annual Book Prizes, including three titles published by Penguin Random House imprints, on Friday, April 12, at the University of Southern California, preceding last weekend’s Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. Library of America, a Penguin Random House Publisher Services client, was honored with the Innovator’s Award, which spotlights efforts to bring books, publishing and storytelling into the future.

Our L.A. Times Book Prize Winners:

Current Interest

THE LINE BECOMES A RIVER: Dispatches from the Border by Francisco Cantú (Riverhead)


THE GREAT BELIEVERS: A Novel by Rebecca Makkai (Viking)

Mystery / Thriller

MY SISTER, THE SERIAL KILLER: A Novel by Oyinkan Braithwaite (Doubleday)

Congratulations to Mr. Cantú, Ms. Makkai and Ms. Braithwaite as well as their editors, publishers and everyone at Riverhead, Viking and Doubleday.

To view the complete list of this year’s L.A. Times Book Prize winners, click here.

Posted: April 17, 2019