The Southern California Independent Booksellers on Saturday will announce the winners of its annual awards focused on books that “reflect Southern California culture or lifestyle.” Some of the finalists include books written by local authors or focused on Eastside neighborhoods. The nominated tiles include:
- The Madonnas of Echo Park by Brando Skyhorse
- Secret Stairs by Silver Lake resident Charles Fleming
- Silver Lake by Peter Gadol
- Tattoos on the Heart by Father Greg Boyle
The winners will be announced after a day-long after the group’s annual Authors Feast & Trade Show in Hollywood.