For a distinguished book of non-fiction by an American author
that is not eligible for consideration in any other category, three
thousand dollars ($3,000).
Awarded to "The Haunted Land: Facing Europe's Ghosts After
Communism" by Tina Rosenberg (Random House).
Also nominated as finalists in this category were: "Darwin's
Dangerous Idea: Evolution and The Meanings of Life" by Daniel C.
Dennett (Simon & Schuster), and "Mr. Wilson's Cabinet of Wonder"
by Lawrence Weschler (Pantheon).