1983 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes Winners

Presented at the Los Angeles Times


The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House by Seymour Hersh (Summit Books)

Current Interest

Lost in the Cosmos by Walker Percy (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)


Schindler’s List by Thomas Keneally (Simon & Schuster)


The Wheels of Commerce by Fernand Braudel (Harper & Row)

Mystery / Thriller

[Award added in 2000]


The Changing Light at Sandover by James Merrill (Atheneum)

Science & Technology

[Award added in 1989]

Young Adult Fiction

[Award added in 1998]

The Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction

[Award added in 1991]

The Robert Kirsch Award

M.F.K. Fisher