Monday, April 26, 2010

L. A. Times, IACP Book Awards

Here are the recently announced LAT award-winning books, along with the International Association of Culinary Professional (IACP) Cookbook Awards in the two prestigious annual events.

Linda Gordon, Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits (Norton)

Current Interest
Dave Eggers, Zeitoun (McSweeney's Books)

Rafael Yglesias, A Happy Marriage (Scribner)

Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction
Philipp Meyer, American Rust (Spiegel & Grau)

Graphic Novel
David Mazzucchelli, Asterios Polyp (Pantheon)

Kevin Starr, Golden Dreams: California in an Age of Abundance 1950 - 1963 (Oxford University Press)

Mystery / Thriller
Stuart Neville, The Ghosts of Belfast (Soho Press)

Brenda Hillman, Practical Water (Wesleyan University Press)

Science & Technology
Graham Farmelo, The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom (Basic Books)

Young Adult
Elizabeth Partridge, Marching for Freedom: Walk Together Children and Don't You Grow Weary (Viking Children's)
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IACP 2010 Cookbook Award Winners

“Stephanie Alexander’s Kitchen Garden Companion”
Author: Stephanie Alexander
Editor: Kathleen Gandy
Publisher: Penguin Group (Australia)

“My New Orleans: The Cookbook”
Author: John Besh
Editor: Dorothy Kalins and Jean Lucas
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC

Baking: Savory or Sweet
“Rose’s Heavenly Cakes”
Author: Rose Levy Beranbaum
Editor: Pamela Chirls
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Single Subject
“Go Fish”
Author: Al Brown
Publisher: Random House (New Zealand)

“Gourmet Today”
Author: Ruth Reichl
Editor: Rux Martin
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing

Children, Youth and Family
“Williams-Sonoma Family Meals”
Author: Maria Helm Sinskey
Editor: Kim Laidlaw
Publisher: Oxmoor House

Health and Special Diet
“The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen: Nourishing, Big-Flavor Recipes for Cancer Treatment and Recovery”
Authors: Rebecca Katz and Mat Edelson
Editor: Melissa Moore
Publisher: Celestial Arts, an imprint of Ten Speed Press
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