David L. Ulin 2010 prizes

The LA Times David L. Ulin at the 2010 book prizes (Carolyn Kellogg / Los Angeles Times / February 21, 2013)

Jonathan Gottschall / The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Nate Silver / The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail -- but Some Don't (Penguin Press)

Florence Williams / Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History (W.W. Norton & Co.)


The Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction

David Abrams / Fobbit (Black Cat/Grove/Atlantic,Inc.)

Kevin P. Keating / The Natural Order of Things (Aqueous Books)

Lydia Netzer / Shine Shine Shine (St. Martin's Press)

Maggie Shipstead / Seating Arrangements (Knopf)

Robin Sloan / Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Book Store: A Novel (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)


Young Adult Literature

Paolo Bacigalupi / The Drowned Cities (Little, Brown Books For Young Readers)

A.S. King / Ask the Passengers (Little, Brown Books For Young Readers)

Martine Leavitt / My Book of Life by Angel (Farrar, Straus and Giroux Books for Young Readers)

Matthew Quick / Boy 21 (Little, Brown Books For Young Readers)

Elizabeth Wein / Code Name Verity (Disney-Hyperion)


Innovator's Award

Margaret Atwood

Kirsch Award

Kevin Starr 


[UPDATE 2/21 8:41am: History finalist Geoffrey Kabaservice was incorrectly identified as Richard Kabaservice in an earlier version of this post.]