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David Levering Lewis
David Levering Lewis
  • Born: May 25, 1936
  • Nationality: American
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David Levering Lewis is an American Historian; he is the Julius Silver University Professor, and the Professor of History at New York University. He is twice winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography, for part one and part two of his biography of W. E. B. Du Bois (in 1994 and 2001, respectively). He is the first author to win Pulitzer Prizes for biography for two successive volumes on the same subject.

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