The 2007 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 The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright (Alfred A. Knopf)

Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger (left) presents Lawrence Wright with the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction.


Also nominated as finalists in this category were: "Crazy: A Father's Search Through America's Mental Health Madness" by Pete Earley (G.P. Putnam & Sons), and "Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq" by Thomas E. Ricks (The Penguin Press).