The 1998 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Biography or Autobiography

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For a distinguished biography or autobiography by an American author, Five thousand dollars ($5,000).

Awarded to Personal History by Katharine Graham (Alfred A. Knopf)


Columbia University President, George Rupp presents Katharine Graham with the Pulitzer Prize for Biography.

Finalists

Also nominated as finalists in this category were: "Alfred C. Kinsey: A Public/Private Life" by James H. Jones (W. W. Norton), and "Whittaker Chambers: A Biography" by Sam Tanenhaus (Random House).