The New York Times, for reporting led by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, and The New Yorker, for reporting by Ronan Farrow
Finalist The Kansas City Star
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Breaking News Reporting
Staff of The Press-Democrat, Santa Rosa, Calif.
Finalists Staff of The Houston Chronicle | Staff of The New York Times
Staff of The Washington Post
Finalists Carol Marbin Miller and Audra D.S. Burch of Miami Herald | Tim Eberly of The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va.
Staffs of The Arizona Republic and USA Today Network
Finalists Michael Kimmelman of The New York Times | Staff of ProPublica
Staff of The Cincinnati Enquirer
Finalists Jason Grotto, Sandhya Kambhampati and Ray Long of The Chicago Tribune and ProPublica Illinois | Staff of The Boston Globe
Staffs of The New York Times and The Washington Post
Finalists Amy Julia Harris and Shoshana Walter of Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting | Brett Murphy of USA Today Network
Clare Baldwin, Andrew R.C. Marshall and Manuel Mogato of Reuters
Finalists Staff of The Associated Press | Staff of BuzzFeed News
Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah, freelance reporter, GQ
Finalists John Woodrow Cox of The Washington Post | Norimitsu Onishi of The New York Times
John Archibald of Alabama Media Group, Birmingham, Ala.
Finalists Jelani Cobb of The New Yorker | Steve Lopez of The Los Angeles Times
Jerry Saltz of New York magazine
Finalists Carlos Lozada of The Washington Post | Manohla Dargis of The New York Times
Andie Dominick of The Des Moines Register
Finalists Editorial Staff of The New York Times | Sharon Grigsby of The Dallas Morning News
Jake Halpern, freelance writer, and Michael Sloan, freelance cartoonist, The New York Times
Finalists Mark Fiore, freelance cartoonist | Mike Thompson of The Detroit Free Press
Breaking News Photography
Ryan Kelly of The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Va.
Finalist Ivor Prickett, freelance photographer, The New York Times
Photography Staff of Reuters
Finalists Kevin Frayer, freelance photographer, Getty Images | Lisa Krantz of The San Antonio Express-News | Meridith Kohut, freelance photographer, The New York Times
“Less,” by Andrew Sean Greer
(Lee Boudreaux Books/Little, Brown and Company)
Finalists “In the Distance,” by Hernan Diaz (Coffee House Press) | “The Idiot,” by Elif Batuman (Penguin Press)
“Cost of Living,” by Martyna Majok
Finalists “Everybody,” by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins | “The Minutes,” by Tracy Letts
“The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea,” by Jack E. Davis
Finalists “Fear City: New York’s Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics,” by Kim Phillips-Fein (Metropolitan Books) | “Hitler in Los Angeles: How Jews Foiled Nazi Plots Against Hollywood and America,” by Steven J. Ross (Bloomsbury)
“Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder,” by Caroline Fraser
Finalists “Richard Nixon: The Life,” by John A. Farrell (Doubleday) | “Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire: A Study of Genius, Mania, and Character,” by Kay Redfield Jamison (Alfred A. Knopf)
“Half-light: Collected Poems 1965-2016,” by Frank Bidart
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
Finalists “Incendiary Art,” by Patricia Smith (TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press) | “semiautomatic,” by Evie Shockley (Wesleyan University Press)
“Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America,” by James Forman Jr.
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
Finalists “Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Post-America World,” by Suzy Hansen (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) | “The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin’s Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World — and Us,” by Richard O. Prum (Doubleday)
“DAMN.,” by Kendrick Lamar
Finalists “Quartet,” by Michael Gilbertson | “Sound From the Bench,” by Ted Hearne