The 2004 Pulitzer Prize Winners

General Nonfiction

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For a distinguished book of nonfiction by an American author that is not eligible for consideration in any other category, Ten thousand dollars ($10,000).

Awarded to Gulag: A History by Anne Applebaum (Doubleday)

Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger presents Anne Applebaum with the 2004 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction.


Also nominated as finalists in this category were: "Rembrandt's Jews" by Steven Nadler (The University of Chicago Press), and "The Mission: Waging War and Keeping Peace with America's Military" by Dana Priest (W.W. Norton).