The 2007 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Biography or Autobiography

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For a distinguished biography or autobiography by an American author, Ten thousand dollars ($10,000).

Awarded to The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher by Debby Applegate (Doubleday)

Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger presents Debby Applegate with the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in Biography.


Also nominated as finalists in this category were: "John Wilkes: The Scandalous Father of Civil Liberty" by Arthur H. Cash (Yale University Press), and "Andrew Carnegie" by David Nasaw (The Penguin Press).