The 2000 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 Vera (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov) by Stacy Schiff (Random House)

Columbia University President George Rupp presents Stacy Schiff with The 2000 Pulitzer Prize in Biography.


Also nominated as finalists in this category were: "Clear Springs: A Memoir" by Bobbie Ann Mason (Random House), and "Galileo’s Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love" by Dava Sobel (Walker & Co.).