1993 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes Winners

Presented at the Los Angeles Times


Daniel Boone: The Life and Legend of an American Pioneer by John Mack Faragher (Henry Holt)

Current Interest

Mexican Americans: The Ambivalent Minority by Peter Skerry (The Free Press)


Pigs in Heaven by Barbara Kingsolver (HarperCollins)


New Worlds, Ancient Texts: The Power of Tradition and the Shock of Discovery by Anthony Grafton (Harvard University Press)

Mystery / Thriller

[Award added in 2000]


My Alexandria by Mark Doty (University of Illinois Press)

Science & Technology

Fuzzy Logic: The Discovery of a Revolutionary Computer Technology — and How It Is Changing Our World by Daniel McNeill and Paul Freiberger (Simon & Schuster)

Young Adult Fiction

[Award added in 1998]

The Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction

Love <Enter> by Paul Kafka (Houghton Mifflin)

The Robert Kirsch Award

Carolyn See