The Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction is an annual award given to a book that presents a compelling, well-researched and readable exploration of an important topic in the fields of science, history, politics, culture or other areas of human knowledge. The award aims to recognize outstanding works of nonfiction that deepen our understanding of the world around us and contribute to public discourse.
His Name Is George Floyd: One Man’s Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice
by Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa
Kingdom of Characters: The Language Revolution That Made China Modern
Sounds Wild and Broken: Sonic Marvels, Evolution’s Creativity, and the Crisis of Sensory Extinction
David George Haskell
Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives and on the Health of Our Nation