The 2003 Pulitzer Prize Winners

General Nonfiction

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For a distinguished book of non-fiction by an American author that is not eligible for consideration in any other category, Seven thousand five hundred dollars ($7,500).

Awarded to "A Problem From Hell": America and the Age of Genocide by Samantha Power (Basic Books)

Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger presents Samantha Power with the 2003 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction.


Also nominated as finalists in this category were: "The Anthropology of Turquoise: Meditations on Landscape, Art, and Spirit" by Ellen Meloy (Pantheon Books), and "The Blank Slate: the Modern Denial of Human Nature" by Steven Pinker (Viking).