Los Angeles Times Book Prize
Book Title Author Date
A Tale for the Time Being Ruth Ozeki 2013
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk Ben Fountain 2012
Luminarium Alex Shakar 2011
A Visit from the Goon Squad Jennifer Egan 2010
A Happy Marriage Rafael Yglesias 2009
Home Marilynne Robinson 2008
Be Near Me Andrew O'Hagan 2007
A Woman in Jerusalem A. B. Yehoshua 2006
Memories of My Melancholy Whores Gabriel Garcia Marquez 2005
The Master Colm Toibin 2004
Train Pete Dexter 2003
Atonement Ian McEwan 2002
Why Did I Ever Mary Robinson 2001
Assorted Fire Events: Stories David Means 2000
Freedom Song: Three Novels Amit Chaudhuri 1999
The Rings of Saturn W. G. Sebald 1998
In the Rogue Blood James Carlos Blake 1997
A Fine Balance Rohinton Mistry 1996
The Blue Afternoon William Boyd 1995
Pigs in Heaven Barbara Kingsolver 1993
Maus II: A Survivor's Tale Art Spiegelman 1992
White People Allan Gurganus 1991
Lantern Slides Edna O'Brien 1990
The Heart of the Country
Fay Weldon 1989
Love in the Time of Cholera Gabriel Garcia Marquez 1988
Fools Crow James Welch 1987
The Handmaid's Tale Margaret Atwood 1986
Love Medicine Louise Erdich 1985
The Unbearable Lightness of Being Milan Kundera 1984
Schindler's List Thomas Keneally 1983
A Flag for Sunrise Robert Stone 1982
The White Hotel D. M. Thomas 1981
The Second Coming Walker Percy 1980