2007 Winners
and Finalists


Letters, Drama, and Music

The Road by Cormac McCarthy (Alfred A. Knopf)
Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire
The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation by Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff (Alfred A. Knopf)
Biography or Autobiography
The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher by Debby Applegate (Doubleday)
Native Guard by Natasha Trethewey (Houghton Mifflin)
General Nonfiction
The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright (Alfred A. Knopf)
Sound Grammar by Ornette Coleman

Special Citations

Pulitzer Prize Board

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Press Releases


Public Service
The Wall Street Journal
Breaking News Reporting
Staff of The Oregonian, Portland
Investigative Reporting
Brett Blackledge of The Birmingham (AL) News
Explanatory Reporting
Kenneth R. Weiss, Usha Lee McFarling, reporters, and Rick Loomis, photographer, of the Los Angeles Times
Local Reporting
Debbie Cenziper of The Miami Herald
National Reporting
Charlie Savage of The Boston Globe
International Reporting
Staff of The Wall Street Journal
Feature Writing
Andrea Elliott of The New York Times
Cynthia Tucker of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Jonathan Gold of LA Weekly
Editorial Writing
Arthur Browne, Beverly Weintraub and Heidi Evans of New York Daily News
Editorial Cartooning
Walt Handelsman of Newsday, Long Island, NY
Breaking News Photography
Oded Balilty of Associated Press
Feature Photography
Renée C. Byer of The Sacramento Bee