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Pulitzer Winners: Biographies & Autobiographies

Winners of the Biography/Autobiography category of the Pulitzer Prize.
http://www.pulitzer.org/prize-winners-by-category/222

---Vote for your favorite reads from among the winners---

Pulitzer Winner Lists:
Biographies and Autobiographies
Drama
Fiction
General Non-Fiction
History
Poetry

Pulitzer Finalist Lists:
Fiction

Pulitzer Prize Nominees for Fiction by Year:
2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
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109 books · 198 voters · list created July 6th, 2008 by Jessica Haider (votes) .
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Jessica 7482 books
1064 friends
Laura 1569 books
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Steven 3684 books
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Suzanne 1323 books
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Don 1548 books
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Susanna - Censored by GoodReads 3296 books
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Rebecca 1598 books
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Rodolphe 168 books
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Comments Showing 1-9 of 9 (9 new)

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message 1: by Nathan (new)

Nathan Moore Redeeming Love isn't a Pulitzer Prize winner.


message 2: by Susanna - Censored by GoodReads (last edited Dec 29, 2011 11:44AM) (new)

Susanna - Censored by GoodReads It's not a biography or autobiography, either, for that matter!

Removed.

Also removed: Me by Me: The Pets.com Sock Puppet Book.


message 3: by Brenda (new)

Brenda How many of these are by women or about women??? I thought women made up 1/2 of the population of the earth ... shouldn't half of these be about remarkable women?


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads Eh, it's the Pulitzer committee. The fiction branch managed not to give their award to a woman for 20 years (early 40s-early 60s).


message 5: by Dani Bauer (new)

Dani Bauer Team of Rivals isn't a Pulitzer winner


message 6: by Susanna - Censored by GoodReads (last edited Jan 25, 2015 09:07PM) (new)

Susanna - Censored by GoodReads Correct you are; Doris Kearns Goodwin is a winner of the Pulitzer, but for No Ordinary Time.

Removed.


message 7: by Christopher (new)

Christopher Robert Dallek's An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963 is not a Pulitzer winner. I thought perhaps Dallek had won a Pulitzer for one of his other books, but he has not.


message 8: by Rosie (new)

Rosie Hansen Very disappointed in how few women are represented


message 9: by Susan O (new)

Susan O Grant by Ron Chernow did not win a Pulitzer.


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