Pulitzer Prize: General Non-Fiction

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Pulitzer Prize: General Non-Fiction

  • 1962 The Making of the President 1960 by Theodore H. White (Atheneum)
  • 1963 The Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman (Macmillan)
  • 1964 Anti-Intellectualism in American Life by Richard Hofstadter (Random)
  • 1965 O Strange New World by Howard Mumford Jones (Viking)
  • 1966 Wandering Through Winter by Edwin Way Teale (Dodd)
  • 1967 The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture by David Brion Davis (Cornell Univ. Press)
  • 1968 Rousseau And Revolution, The Tenth And Concluding Volume Of The Story Of Civilization by Will Durant And Ariel Durant (Simon & Schuster)
  • 1969 The Armies Of The Night by Norman Mailer (World)
  • 1969 So Human An Animal by Rene Jules Dubos (Scribner)
  • 1970 Gandhi's Truth by Erik H. Erikson (Norton)
  • 1971 The Rising Sun by John Toland (Random)
  • 1972 Stilwell and the American Experience in China, 1911-1945 by Barbara W. Tuchman (Macmillan)
  • 1973 Children of Crisis, Vols. II and III by Robert Coles (Little)
  • 1973 Fire in the Lake: The Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam by Frances Fitzgerald (Little)
  • 1974 The Denial of Death by the late Ernest Becker (Free Press/Macmillan)
  • 1975 Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard (Harper's Magazine Press)
  • 1976 Why Survive? Being Old In America by Robert N. Butler (Harper)
  • 1977 Beautiful Swimmers by William W. Warner (Atlantic Little Brown)
  • 1978 The Dragons of Eden by Carl Sagan (Random House)
  • 1979 On Human Nature by Edward O. Wilson (Harvard Univ. Press)
  • 1980 Godel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas R. Hofstadter (Basic Books)
  • 1981 Fin-De Siecle Vienna: Politics And Culture by Carl E. Schorske (Knopf)
  • 1982 The Soul of A New Machine by Tracy Kidder (Atlantic-Little, Brown)
  • 1983 Is There No Place On Earth For Me? by Susan Sheehan (Houghton Mifflin)
  • 1984 The Social Transformation Of American Medicine by Paul Starr (Basic Books)
  • 1985 The Good War: An Oral History of World War Two by Studs Terkel (Pantheon)
  • 1986 Move Your Shadow: South Africa, Black and White by Joseph Lelyveld (Times Books)
  • 1986 Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families by J. Anthony Lukas (Alfred A. Knopf)
  • 1987 Arab and Jew: Wounded Spirits in a Promised Land by David K. Shipler (Times Books)
  • 1988 The Making of the Atomic Bomb by Richard Rhodes (Simon and Schuster)
  • 1989 A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam by Neil Sheehan (Random House)
  • 1990 And Their Children After Them by Dale Maharidge and Michael Williamson (Pantheon)
  • 1991 The Ants by Bert Holldobler and Edward O. Wilson (Belknap/Harvard University Press)
  • 1992 The Prize: The Epic Quest For Oil, Money & Power by Daniel Yergin (Simon & Schuster)
  • 1993 Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America by Garry Wills (Simon & Schuster)
  • 1994 Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days Of The Soviet Empire by David Remnick (Random House)
  • 1995 The Beak Of The Finch: A Story Of Evolution In Our Time by Jonathan Weiner (Alfred A. Knopf)
  • 1996 The Haunted Land: Facing Europe's Ghosts After Communism by Tina Rosenberg (Random House)
  • 1997 Ashes To Ashes: America's Hundred-Year Cigarette War, The Public Health, And The Unabashed Triumph Of Philip Morris by Richard Kluger (Alfred A. Knopf)
  • 1998 Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond (W.W. Norton)
  • 1999 Annals of the Former World by John McPhee (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
  • 2000 Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II by John W. Dower (W.W. Norton & Company/The New Press)
  • 2001 Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan by Herbert P. Bix (HarperCollins)
  • 2002 Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama, the Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution by Diane McWhorter (Simon & Schuster)
  • 2003 "A Problem From Hell:" America and the Age of Genocide by Samantha Power (Basic Books)
  • 2004 Gulag: A History by Anne Applebaum (Doubleday)
  • 2005 Ghost Wars by Steve Coll (The Penguin Press)
  • 2006 Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya by Caroline Elkins (Henry Holt)
  • 2007 The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright (Alfred A. Knopf)

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