Pulitzer Prize - Nonfiction

The Pulitzer Prizes are annual awards for achievements in American journalism, letters, drama and music. The prizes have been awarded by the Pulitzer Prize Board at Columbia University since 1917.

2017 - Evicted, Matthew Desmond
2016 - Black Flag, Joby Warrick
2015 - The Sixth Extinction, Elizabeth Kolbert
2014 - Toms River, Dan Fagin
2013 - Devil in the Grove, Gilbert King
2012 - The Swerve, Stephen Greenblatt
2011 - The Emperor of All Maladies, Siddhartha Mukherjee
2010 - The Dead Hand, David Hoffman
2009 - Slavery by Another Name, Douglas Blackmon
2008 - The Years of Extermination, Saul Friedlander
2007 - The Looming Tower, Lawrence Wright
2006 - Imperial Reckoning, Caroline Elkins
2005 - Ghost Wars, Steve Coll
2004 - Gulag, Anne Applebaum
2003 - A Problem from Hell, Samantha Power
2002 - Carry Me Home, Diane McWhorter
2001 - Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan, Herbert P. Bix
2000 - Embracing Defeat, John W. Dower
1999 - Annals of the Former World, John McPhee
1998 - Guns, Germs, and Steel, Jared Diamond
1997 - Ashes to Ashes, Richard Kluger
1996 - The Haunted Land, Tina Rosenberg
1995 - The Beak of the Finch, Jonathan Weiner
1994 - Lenin's Tomb, David Remnick
1993 - Lincoln at Gettysburg, Garry Wills
1992 - The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money, and Power, Daniel Yergin
1991 - The Ants, Bert Holldobler and Edward O. Wilson
1990 - And Their Children After Them, Dale Maharidge and Michael Williamson
1989 - A Bright Shining Lie, Neil Sheehan
1988 - The Making of the Atomic Bomb, Richard Rhodes
1987 - Arab and Jew: Wounded Spirits in a Promised Land, David K. Shipler
1986 - Common Ground, J. Anthony Lukas
1985 - The Good War: An Oral History of World War II, Studs Terkel
1984 - The Social Transformation of American Medicine, Paul Starr
1983 - Is There No Place on Earth for Me, Susan Sheehan
1982 - The Soul of a New Machine, Tracy Kidder
1981 - Fin-De Siecle Vienna: Politics and Culture, Carl E. Schorske
1980 - Godel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid, Douglas R. Hofstadter
1979 - On Human Nature, Edward Osborne Wilson
1978 - The Dragons of Eden, Carl Sagan
1977 - Beautiful Swimmers, William W. Warner
1976 - Why Survive Being Old in America, Robert N. Butler
1975 - Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, Annie Dillard
1974 - The Denial of Death, Ernest Becker
1973 - Children of Crisis, Volumes II and III, Robert Coles
1973 - Fire in the Lake, Frances Fitzgerald
1972 - Stilwell and the American Experience in China, Barbara W. Tuchman
1971 - The Rising Sun, John Toland
1970 - Gandhi's Truth, Erik H. Erikson
1969 - The Armies of the Night, Norman Mailer
1969 - So Human An Animal, Rene Jules Dubos
1968 - Rousseau and Revolution, Will and Ariel Durant
1967 - The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture, David Brion Davis
1966 - Wandering Through Winter, Edwin Way Teale
1965 - O Strange New World, Howard Mumford Jones
1964 - Anti-Intellectualism in American Life, Richard Hofstadter
1963 - The Guns of August, Barbara W. Tuchman
1962 - The Making of the President 1960, Theodore H. White