The 2006 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 Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya by Caroline Elkins (Henry Holt)

Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger presents Caroline Elkins with the 2006 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction.


Also nominated as finalists in this category were: "Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945" by Tony Judt (The Penguin Press), and "The Assassins' Gate: America in Iraq" by George Packer (Farrar, Straus & Giroux).