General Nonfiction Pulitzer Prize Winners
Published on Tuesday, October 6, 2009 - 6:02pm
The Pulitzer Prize has been honoring excellence in journalism and the arts since 1917.
Read these nonfiction prize winners:
- Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II by Douglas A. Blackmon (2009)
- The Years of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939-1945 by Saul Friedländer (2008)
- The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright (2007)
- Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya by Caroline Elkins (2006)
- Ghost Wars by Steve Coll (2005)
- Gulag: A History by Anne Applebaum (2004)
- "A Problem From Hell:" America and the Age of Genocide by Samantha Power (2003)
- Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama, the Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution by Diane McWhorter (2002)
- Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan by Herbert P. Bix (2001)
- Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II by John W. Dower (2000)
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For more past winners and nominees, visit the Pulitzer Prize Website.