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Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction

2006 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Pulitzer Prize, Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction

2006 Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

2006 Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction WinnerImperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in KenyaCaroline ElkinsOnly a few years after Britain defeated fascism came the Mau Mau uprising in Kenya - a mass armed rebellion by the Kikuyu people, demanding the return of their land and freedom. The draconian response of Britain's colonial government was to detain nearly t...Amazon2006 Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction ShortlistPostwar: A History of Europe Since 1945Tony JudtAmazonThe Assassins' Gate: America in IraqGeorge PackerAmazon
1992 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Pulitzer Prize, Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction

1992 Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

1992 Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction WinnerThe Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money, and PowerDaniel YerginThe Prize recounts the panoramic history of oil -- and the struggle for wealth power that has always surrounded oil. This struggle has shaken the world economy, dictated the outcome of wars, and transformed the destiny of men and nations. The Prize is as m...Amazon1992 Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction ShortlistBroken VesselsAndre DubusAmazonChain Reaction: The Impact of Race, Rights, and Taxes on American PoliticsThomas Byrne Edsall and Mary D. EdsallAmazon
1993 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Pulitzer Prize, Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction

1993 Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

1993 Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction WinnerLincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade AmericaGarry WillsThe power of words has rarely been given a more compelling demonstration than in the Gettysburg Address. Lincoln was asked to memorialize the gruesome battle. Instead, he gave the whole nation "a new birth of freedom" in the space of a mere 272 words. His ...Amazon1993 Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction ShortlistA Chorus of Stones: The Private Life of WarSusan GriffinAmazonDays of Obligation: An Argument with My Mexican FatherRichard RodriguezAmazonWhere the Buffalo RoamAnne MatthewsAmazon
1994 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Pulitzer Prize, Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction

1994 Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

1994 Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction WinnerLenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet EmpireDavid RemnickWinner of the Pulitzer Prize One of the Best Books of the Year: The New York Times From the editor of The New Yorker: a riveting account of the collapse of the Soviet Union, which has become the standard book on the subject. Lenin’s Tomb combines the globa...Amazon1994 Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction ShortlistThe Cultivation of Hatred: The Bourgeois Experience, Victoria to FreudPeter GayAmazonThe End of the Twentieth Century: And the End of the Modern AgeJohn LukacsAmazon
1995 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Pulitzer Prize, Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction

1995 Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

1995 Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction WinnerThe Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our TimeJonathan WeinerWinner of the Pulitzer Prize Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize On a desert island in the heart of the Galapagos archipelago, where Darwin received his first inklings of the theory of evolution, two scientists, Peter and Rosemary Grant, have spent ...Amazon1995 Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction ShortlistHow We Die: Reflections on Life's Final ChapterSherwin B. NulandAmazonMidnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah StoryJohn BerendtAmazon
1996 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Pulitzer Prize, Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction

1996 Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

1996 Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction WinnerThe Haunted Land: Facing Europe's Ghosts After CommunismTina RosenbergThe Pulitzer Prize-winning look at the collapse of Communism in Eastern Europe...Amazon1996 Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction ShortlistDarwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and The Meanings of LifeDaniel C. DennettAmazonMr. Wilson's Cabinet of WonderLawrence WeschlerAmazon
1997 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Pulitzer Prize, Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction

1997 Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

1997 Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction WinnerAshes to Ashes: America's Hundred-Year Cigarette War, the Public Health, and the Unabashed Triumph of Philip MorrisRichard KlugerNo book before this one has rendered the story of cigarettes -- mankind's most common self-destructive instrument and its most profitable consumer product -- with such sweep and enlivening detail. Here for the first time, in a story full of the complexitie...Amazon1997 Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction ShortlistFame and FollyCynthia OzickAmazonThe Inheritance: How Three Families and America Moved from Roosevelt to Reagan and BeyondSamuel G. FreedmanAmazon
1998 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Pulitzer Prize, Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction

1998 Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

1998 Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction WinnerGuns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human SocietiesJared Diamond"Fascinating.... Lays a foundation for understanding human history."—Bill Gates In this "artful, informative, and delightful" (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books) book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental factors...Amazon1998 Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction ShortlistHow the Mind WorksStephen PinkerAmazonInto Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest DisasterJon KrakauerAmazon
1999 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Pulitzer Prize, Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction

1999 Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

1999 Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction WinnerAnnals of the Former WorldJohn McPheeAs clearly and succinctly written as it is profoundly informed, this is our finest popular survey of geology and a masterpiece of modern nonfiction. Annals of the Former World is the winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction....Amazon1999 Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction ShortlistCrime and Punishment in AmericaElliott CurrieAmazonThe Nurture Assumption: Why Children Turn Out the Way They DoJudith Rich HarrisAmazon
2000 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Pulitzer Prize, Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction

2000 Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

2000 Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction WinnerEmbracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War IIJohn W. DowerWinner of the Pulitzer Prize, the 1999 National Book Award for Nonfiction, finalist for the Lionel Gelber Prize and the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize, Embracing Defeat is John W. Dower's brilliant examination of Japan in the immediate, shattering afterma...Amazon2000 Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction ShortlistLiving on the Wind: Across the Hemisphere with Migratory BirdsScott WeidensaulAmazonThe Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions and the Quest for the Ultimate TheoryBrian GreeneAmazon