Kenneth Turan

The Los Angeles Times to Honor Novelist Thomas McGuane at Annual Ceremony Recognizing Outstanding Literary Achievement

The Los Angeles Times today announced the Book Prizes finalists in 11 categories, including the new Christopher Isherwood Prize for Autobiographical Prose. Novelist Thomas McGuane will be honored with the 2016 Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement, which recognizes a writer whose work focuses on the American West. The ceremony will be held at the University of Southern California's Bovard Auditorium on April 21 and will serve as a prologue to the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, the nation's largest literary...