1988 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes Winners

Presented at the Los Angeles Times


Nora: The Real Life of Molly Bloom by Brenda Maddox (Houghton Mifflin)

Current Interest

Secrets of the Temple: How the Federal Reserve Runs the Country by William Greider (Simon & Schuster)


Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel GarcĂ­a Marquez (Alfred A. Knopf)


Reconstruction: America’s Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877 by Eric Foner (Harper & Row)

Mystery / Thriller

[Award added in 2000]


New and Collected Poems by Richard Wilbur (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich)

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

Thom Gunn