2001 Winners
and Finalists


Letters, Drama, and Music

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon (Random House)
Proof by David Auburn
Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph J. Ellis (Alfred A. Knopf)
Biography or Autobiography
W.E.B. Du Bois: The Fight for Equality and the American Century, 1919-1963 by David Levering Lewis (Henry Holt and Company)
Different Hours by Stephen Dunn (W.W. Norton & Company)
General Nonfiction
Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan by Herbert P. Bix (HarperCollins)
Symphony No. 2 for String Orchestra by John Corigliano (G. Schirmer)

Special Citations

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Pulitzer Prize Board

The board overseeing the prizes

Press Releases

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Public Service
The Oregonian, Portland
Breaking News Reporting
Staff of The Miami Herald
Investigative Reporting
David Willman of Los Angeles Times
Explanatory Reporting
Staff of Chicago Tribune
Beat Reporting
David Cay Johnston of The New York Times
National Reporting
Staff of The New York Times
International Reporting
Ian Johnson of The Wall Street Journal

Paul Salopek of Chicago Tribune
Feature Writing
Tom Hallman Jr. of The Oregonian, Portland
Dorothy Rabinowitz of The Wall Street Journal
Gail Caldwell of The Boston Globe
Editorial Writing
David Moats of Rutland (VT) Herald
Editorial Cartooning
Ann Telnaes of Tribune Media Services
Breaking News Photography
Alan Diaz of Associated Press
Feature Photography
Matt Rainey of The Star-Ledger, Newark, NJ