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The Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, awarded since 1962.

1962
Theodore H. White The Making of the President, 1960
1963
Barbara Tuchman The Guns of August
1964
Richard Hofstadter Anti-Intellectualism in American Life
1965
Howard Mumford Jones O Strange New World
1966
Edwin Way Teale Wandering Through Winter
1967
David Brion Davis The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture
1968
Will and Ariel Durant Rousseau and Revolution (The Story of Civilization)
1969
Norman Mailer The Armies of the Night
1969
Rene Jules Dubos So Human an Animal
1970
Erik H. Erikson Gandhi's Truth
1971
John Toland The Rising Sun
1972
Barbara Tuchman Stilwell and the American Experience in China, 1911-1945
1973
Robert Coles Children of Crisis, Vols. II and III
1973
Frances Fitzgerald Fire in the Lake: The Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam
1974
Ernest Becker The Denial of Death
1975
Annie Dillard Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
1976
Robert N. Butler Why Survive? Being Old in America
1977
William W. Warner Beautiful Swimmers
1978
Carl Sagan The Dragons of Eden
1979
Edward O. Wilson On Human Nature
1980
Douglas Hofstadter Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
1981
Carl E. Schorske Fin-De Siecle Vienna: Politics and Culture
1982
Tracy Kidder The Soul of a New Machine
1983
Susan Sheehan Is There No Place on Earth For Me?
1984
Paul Starr The Social Transformation of American Medicine
1985
Studs Terkel The Good War: An Oral History of World War Two
1986
Joseph Lelyveld Move Your Shadow: South Africa, Black and White
1986
J. Anthony Lukas Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families
1987
David K. Shipler Arab and Jew: Wounded Spirits in a Promised Land
1988
Richard Rhodes The Making of the Atomic Bomb
1989
Neil Sheehan A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam
1990
Dale Maharidge and Michael Williamson And Their Children After Them
1991
Bert Hölldobler and Edward O. Wilson The Ants
1992
Daniel Yergin The Prize: The Epic Quest For Oil, Money & Power
1993
Garry Wills Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America
1994
David Remnick Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire
1995
Jonathan Weiner The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time
1996
Tina Rosenberg The Haunted Land: Facing Europe's Ghosts After Communism
1997
Richard Kluger Ashes To Ashes: America's Hundred-Year Cigarette War, The Public Health, and the Unabashed Triumph of Philip Morris
1998
Jared Diamond Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
1999
John McPhee Annals of the Former World
2000
John W. Dower Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II
2001
Herbert P. Bix Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan
2002
Diane McWhorter Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama, the Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution
2003
Samantha Power A Problem From Hell: America and the Age of Genocide
2004
Anne Applebaum Gulag: A History
2005
Steve Coll Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001
2006
Caroline Elkins Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya
2007
Lawrence Wright The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11
2008
Saul Friedländer The Years of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939-1945
2009
Douglas A. Blackmon Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II
2010
David E. Hoffman The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy
2011
Siddhartha Mukherjee Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
2012
Stephen Greenblatt The Swerve: How the World Became Modern



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