Pulitzer Prize Winners for Biography or Autobiography Since 1917

Pulitzer Prize Winners for Biography or Autobiography Since 1917

One of the seven American Pulitzer Prizes that are annually awarded for Letters, Drama, and Music. It has been presented since 1917 for a distinguished biography or autobiography by an American author or co-authors, published during the preceding calendar year.

TThe Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between by Hisham Matar (2017 Winner)

BBarbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan

11The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe by David I. Kertzer

11Margaret Fuller: A New American Life by Megan Marshall

2013The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo by Tom Reiss

2012George F. Kennan: An American Life by John Lewis Gaddis

2011 Washington: A Life by Ron Chernow

2010The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt by T.J. Stiles

  1. Julia Ward Howe by Laura E. Richards and Maud Howe Elliott

2. Benjamin Franklin, Self-Revealed by William Cabell Bruce

3. The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams

4. The Life of John Marshall by Albert J. Beveridge

5. The Americanization of Edward Bok by Edward Bok

6. A Daughter of the Middle Border by Hamlin Garland

7. The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page by Burton J. Hendrick

8. From Immigrant to Inventor by Michael I. Pupin

9. Barrett Wendell and His Letters by M. A. Dewolfe Howe

10. The Life of Sir William Osler by Harvey Cushing

11. Whitman by Emory Holloway

12. The American Orchestra and Theodore Thomas by Charles Edward Russell

13. The Training of an American: The Earlier Life and Letters of Walter H. Page by Burton J. Hendrick

14. Look Homeward, Angel by Thomas Wolfe

15. Charles W. Eliot by Henry James

16. The Raven by Marquis James

17. Theodore Roosevelt by Henry F. Pringle

18. John Hay by Tyler Dennett

19. R. E. Lee by Douglas Southall Freeman

20. Grover Cleveland by Allan Nevins

21. The Thought and Character of William James by Ralph Barton Perry

22. The Life of Andrew Jackson by Marquis James

23. Hamilton Fish by Allan Nevins

24. Pedlar’s Progress by Odell Shepard

25. Benjamin Franklin by Carl Van Doren

26. Woodrow Wilson, Life and Letters by Ray Stannard Baker

27. Johnathan Edward by Ola Elizabeth Winslow

28. Crusader in Crinoline by Forrest Wilson

29. Admiral of the Ocean Sea by Samuel Eliot Morison

30. The American Leonardo: The Life of Samuel F B. Morse by Carleton Mabee

31. George Bancroft: Brahmin Rebel by Russel Blaine Nye

32. The Autobiography of William Allen White by William Allen White

33. Son of the Wilderness by Linnie Marsh Wolfe

34. Forgotten First Citizen: John Bigelow by Margaret Clapp

35. Roosevelt and Hopkins by Robert E. Sherwood

36. John Quincy Adams and the Foundations of American Foreign Policy by Samuel Flagg Bemis

37. Charles Evans Hughes by Merlo J. Pusey

38. John C. Calhoun: American Portrait by Margaret Louise Coit

39. Edmund Pendleton 1721–1803 by David J. Mays

40. The Spirit of St. Louis by Charles Lindbergh

41. Profiles in Courage by John F. Kennedy

42. The Taft Story by William S. White

43. Benjamin Henry Latrobe by Talbot Faulkner Hamlin

44. George Washington by Douglas Southall Freeman

45. John Paul Jones by Samuel Eliot Morison

46. Woodrow Wilson, American Prophet by Arthur Walworth

47. Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War by David Donald

48. Henry James by Leon Edel

49. John Keats by Walter Jackson Bate

50. Henry Adams by Ernest Samuels

51. A Thousand Days by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

52. Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain by Justin Kaplan

53. Memoirs by George Frost Kennan

54. The Man From New York: John Quinn and His Friends by Benjamin Lawrence Reid

55. Huey Long by Thomas Harry Williams

56. Robert Frost: The Years of Triumph, 1915–1938 by Lawrence Thompson

57. Eleanor and Franklin by Joseph P. Lash

58. Luce and His Empire by W.A. Swanberg

59. The Power Broker by Robert Caro

60. O’Neill, Son and Artist by Louis Sheaffer

61. Edith Wharton: A Biography by R. W. B. Lewis

62. A Prince of Our Disorder: The Life of T E. Lawrence by John E. Mack

63. Samuel Johnson by Walter Jackson Bate

64. Days of Sorrow and Pain: Leo Baeck and the Berlin Jews by Leonard Baker

65. The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund Morris

66. Peter the Great: His Life and World by Robert K. Massie

67. Grant: A Biography by William S. McFeely

68. Growing Up by Russell Baker

69. Booker T. Washington: The Wizard of Tuskegee, 1901–1915 by Louis R. Harlan

70. The Life and Times of Cotton Mather by Kenneth Silverman

71. Louise Bogan: A Portrait by Elizabeth Frank

72. Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference by David J. Garrow

73. Oscar Wilde by Richard Ellmann

74. Jackson Pollock: An American Saga by Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith

75. Machiavelli in Hell by Sebastian de Grazia

76. Lindbergh by A. Scott Berg

77. Fortunate Son: The Autobiography of Lewis B. Puller Jr. by Lewis B. Puller

78. Truman by David McCullough

79. W.E.B. Dubois : Biography of a Race, 1868–1919 by David Levering Lewis

80. Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life by Joan D. Hedrick

81. God: A Biography by Jack Miles

82. Angela’s Ashes: A Memoir by Frank McCourt

83. Personal History by Katharine Graham

84. Vera by Stacy Schiff

85. John Adams by David McCullough

86. W.E.B. Du Bois: The Fight for Equality and The American Century by David Levering Lewis

87. Master of the Senate by Robert Caro

88. Khrushchev: The Man and His Era by William Taubman

89. American Prometheus by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin

90. de Kooning by Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan

91. The Most Famous Man in America by Debby Applegate

92. Eden’s Outcasts by John Matteson

93. American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House by Jon Matteson

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