Pulitzer Prize Winners - General Non-Fiction

  1. 2013: Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys by Gilbert King
  2. 2012: The Swerve: How the World Became Modern -- Stephen Greenblatt
  3. 2011: The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer -- Siddhartha Mukherjee
  4. 2010: The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy -- David E. Hoffman
  5. 2009: Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II -- Douglas A. Blackmon
  6. 2008: The Years of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939-1945 -- Saul Friedländer
  7. 2007: The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 -- Lawrence Wright
  8. 2006: Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya -- Caroline Elkins
  9. 2005: Ghost Wars -- Steve Coll
  10. 2004: Gulag: A History -- Anne Applebaum
  11. 2003: A Problem From Hell: America and the Age of Genocide -- Samantha Power
  12. 2002: Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama, the Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution -- Diane McWhorter
  13. 2001: Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan -- Herbert P. Bix
  14. 2000: Embracing Defeat -- John W. Dower
  15. 1999: Annals of the Former World -- John McPhee
  16. 1998: Guns, Germs & Steel -- Jared Diamond
  17. 1997: Ashes to Ashes -- Kluger, Richard
  18. 1996: Haunted Land -- Tina Rosenberg
  19. 1995: Beak of the Finch -- Jonathan Weiner
  20. 1994: Lenin's Tomb -- David Remnick
  21. 1993: Lincoln at Gettysburg -- Garry Wills
  22. 1992: Prize -- Daniel H. Yergin
  23. 1991: Journey to the Ants -- Bert Holldobler
  24. 1990: And Their Children After Them -- Dale Maharidge
  25. 1989: Bright Shining Lie -- Neil Sheehan
  26. 1988: Making of the Atomic Bomb -- Richard Rhodes
  27. 1987: Arab & Jew -- David K. Shipler
  28. 1986:Tie: Common Ground -- J. Anthony Lukas
  29. 1986:Tie: Move Your Shadow -- Joseph Lelyveld
  30. 1985: Good War -- Studs Terkel
  31. 1984: Social Transformation of American Medicine -- Paul Starr
  32. 1983: Is There No Place on Earth for Me? -- Susan Sheehan
  33. 1982: Soul of a New Machine -- Tracy Kidder
  34. 1981: Fin-de-Siecle Vienna -- Carl E. Schorske
  35. 1980: Godel, Escher, Bach -- Douglas R. Hofstadter
  36. 1979: On Human Nature -- Edward O. Wilson
  37. 1978: Dragons of Eden -- Carl Sagan
  38. 1977: Beautiful Swimmers -- William W. Warner
  39. 1976: Why Survive?: Being Old in America -- Robert N. Butler
  40. 1975: Pilgrim at Tinker Creek -- Annie Dillard
  41. 1974: Denial of Death -- Ernest Becker
  42. 1973:Tie: Fire in the Lake -- Frances Fitzgerarld
  43. 1973:Tie: Children of Crisis Vol. 3: The South Goes North -- Robert Coles
  44. 1972: Stilwell & the American Experience in China, 1911-1945 -- Barbara W. Tuchman
  45. 1971: Rising Sun -- John Toland
  46. 1970: Gandhi's Truth -- Erik H. Erikson
  47. 1969:Tie: Armies of the Night -- Norman Mailer
  48. 1969:Tie: So Human an Animal -- Rene Jules Dubos
  49. 1968: Rousseau & Revolution -- Will Durant
  50. 1967: Problem of Slavery in Western Culture
  51. 1966: Wandering Through Winter -- Edwin Way Teale -- David Brion Davis
  52. 1965: O Strange New World -- Howard M. Jones
  53. 1964: Anti-Intellectualism in American Life -- Richard Hofstadter
  54. 1963: The Guns of August -- Tuchman, Barbara Wertheim
  55. 1962: Making of the President, 1960 -- Theodore H. White
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These are the Pulitzer Prize winners in Non-Fiction.