Marilynne ROBINSON wins the 2008 Los Angeles Times Prize for Fiction
MARILYNNE ROBINSON has won the 2008 Los Angeles Times Prize for Fiction for her novel, Home (Farrar, Straus and Giroux/Virago, 2008) while Zoë Ferraris won the Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction with her novel, Finding Nouf (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2008). Frank Bidart won for poetry with his collection of poems, Watching the Spring Festival (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008). Mark Mazower won the history prize for his book, Hitler’s Empire: How the Nazis Rules Europe (Penguin Press, 2008). The winners were announced on Friday, April 24, 2009.