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Daniel Mason wins California Book Awards’ top fiction prize; 10 other winners announced

It’s official: Author Daniel Mason will now have his name forever linked to those of famed predecessors John Steinbeck, Wallace Stegner and Joan Didion, as his latest work, “A Registry of My Passage Upon the Earth” (Little, Brown and Company), has just captured the top fiction prize handed out by the California Book Awards jury. The 90th annual awards, administered by the Commonwealth Club of California, also are going to 10 other recipients, all California authors or publishers of books that came out last year.