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Sunday, April 25, 2004

LA Times Book Festival Prize Winners 

The awards were given out last night at the Festival and they are as follows:

History: "An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America", by Henry Wiencek
Fiction: "Train", by Pete Dexter
Mystery/Thriller: "Soul Circus," by George Pelecanos
Biography: "American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization," by Neil Smith
Poetry: "Collected Later Poems," by Anthony Hecht
Science & Technology: "Protecting America's Health: The FDA, Business, and 100 Years of Regulation," by Philip J. Hilts
Current Interest/Nonfiction: "The New Chinese Empire and What It Means for the United States," by Ross Terrill
Best Young Adult Fiction: "A Northern Light," by Jennifer Donnelly
Robert Kirsch Award for writing about the West: "Blues City: A Walk in Oakland," by Ismal Reed
Art Seidenbaum Award for first work of fiction: "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time," by Mark Haddon

Congratulations to all the winners!

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