Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography


Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography

The Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography has been presented since 1917 for a distinguished biography or autobiography by an American author.cite web | title = Pulitzer Prize Winners: Biography or Autobiography | publisher =pulitzer.org | url = http://www.pulitzer.org/bycat/Biography+or+Autobiography | accessdate = 2008-10-01 ]

* 2008: "" by John Matteson
* 2007: "The Most Famous Man in America" by Debby Applegate
* 2006: "" by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin
* 2005: "" by Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan
* 2004: "" (ISBN 0-393-05144-7) by William Taubman
* 2003: "Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson" by Robert Caro
* 2002: "John Adams" by David McCullough
* 2001: "" by David Levering Lewis
* 2000: "Vera, Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov" by Stacy Schiff
* 1999: "Lindbergh" by A. Scott Berg
* 1998: "Personal History" by Katharine Graham
* 1997: "" by Frank McCourt
* 1996: "" by Jack Miles
* 1995: "" by Joan D. Hedrick
* 1994: "" by David Levering Lewis
* 1993: "Truman" by David McCullough
* 1992: "" by Lewis B. Puller
* 1991: "" by Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith
* 1990: "Machiavelli in Hell" by Sebastian de Grazia
* 1989: "Oscar Wilde" by Richard Ellmann
* 1988: "" by David Herbert Donald
* 1987: "" by David J. Garrow
* 1986: "" by Elizabeth Frank
* 1985: "The Life and Times of Cotton Mather" by Kenneth Silverman
* 1984: "" by Louis R. Harlan
* 1983: "Growing Up" by Russell Baker
* 1982: "" by William S. McFeely
* 1981: "" by Robert K. Massie
* 1980: "The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt" by Edmund Morris
* 1979: "" by Leonard Baker
* 1978: "Samuel Johnson" by Walter Jackson Bate
* 1977: "" by John E. Mack
* 1976: "" by R. W. B. Lewis
* 1975: "The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York" by Robert Caro
* 1974: "O'Neill, Son and Artist" by Louis Sheaffer
* 1973: "Luce and His Empire" by W. A. Swanberg
* 1972: "Eleanor and Franklin" by Joseph P. Lash
* 1971: "" by Lawrence Thompson
* 1970: "Huey Long" by Thomas Harry Williams
* 1969: "" by Benjamin Lawrence Reid
* 1968: "Memoirs" by George Frost Kennan
* 1967: "Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain" by Justin Kaplan
* 1966: "A Thousand Days" by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
* 1965: "Henry Adams", 3 vols., by Ernest Samuels
* 1964: "John Keats" by Walter Jackson Bate
* 1963: "Henry James" by Leon Edel
* 1962: no award given
* 1961: "Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War" by David Donald
* 1960: "John Paul Jones" by Samuel Eliot Morison
* 1959: "Woodrow Wilson, American Prophet" by Arthur Walworth
* 1958: "George Washington, Volumes I-VI" by Douglas Southall Freeman, and "Volume VII", written by John Alexander Carroll and Mary Wells Ashworth after Dr. Freeman's death in 1953
* 1957: "Profiles in Courage" by John F. Kennedy
* 1956: "Benjamin Henry Latrobe" by Talbot Faulkner Hamlin
* 1955: "The Taft Story" by William S. White
* 1954: "The Spirit of St. Louis" by Charles A. Lindbergh
* 1953: "Edmund Pendleton 1721-1803" by David J. Mays
* 1952: "Charles Evans Hughes" by Merlo J. Pusey
* 1951: "" by Margaret Louise Coit
* 1950: "John Quincy Adams and the Foundations of American Foreign Policy" by Samuel Flagg Bemis
* 1949: "Roosevelt and Hopkins" by Robert E. Sherwood
* 1948: "" by Margaret Clapp
* 1947: "The Autobiography of William Allen White" by William Allen White
* 1946: "Son of the Wilderness" by Linnie Marsh Wolfe
* 1945: "" by Russel Blaine Nye
* 1944: "" by Carleton Mabee
* 1943: "Admiral of the Ocean Sea" by Samuel Eliot Morison
* 1942: "Crusader in Crinoline" by Forrest Wilson
* 1941: "Johnathan Edward" by Ola Elizabeth Winslow
* 1940: "Woodrow Wilson, Life and Letters. Vols. VII and VIII" by Ray Stannard Baker
* 1939: "Benjamin Franklin" by Carl Van Doren
* 1938: "Andrew Jackson", 2 vols. by Marquis James
* 1938: "Pedlar's Progress" by Odell Shepard
* 1937: "Hamilton Fish" by Allan Nevins
* 1936: "The Thought and Character of William James" by Ralph Barton Perry
* 1935: "R. E. Lee" by Douglas S. Freeman
* 1934: "John Hay" by Tyler Dennett
* 1933: "Grover Cleveland" by Allan Nevins
* 1932: "Theodore Roosevelt (book)" by Henry F. Pringle
* 1931: "Charles W. Eliot" by Henry James (1879-1947)
* 1930: "The Raven" by Marquis James
* 1929: "" by Burton J. Hendrick
* 1928: "The American Orchestra and Theodore Thomas" by Charles Edward Russell
* 1927: "Whitman" by Emory Holloway
* 1926: "The Life of Sir William Osler", 2 vols. by Harvey Cushing
* 1925: "Barrett Wendell and His Letters" by M. A. Dewolfe Howe
* 1924: "From Immigrant to Inventor" by Michael I. Pupin
* 1923: "The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page" by Burton J. Hendrick
* 1922: "A Daughter of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
* 1921: "The Americanization of Edward Bok" by Edward Bok
* 1920: "The Life of John Marshall", 4 vols. by Albert J. Beveridge
* 1919: "The Education of Henry Adams" by Henry Adams
* 1918: "Benjamin Franklin, Self-Revealed" by William Cabell Bruce
* 1917: "Julia Ward Howe" by Laura E. Richards and Maud Howe Elliott, assisted by Florence Howe Hall

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