David Levering Lewis

David Levering Lewis  has won the Pulitzer Prize twice, one for each volume of his biography of W. E. B. Du Bois. He is also the author of King: A Biography and, most recently, The Improbable Wendell Willkie.

A Prophet and a President 

Why Black biography matters

by David Levering Lewis | Tuesday, September 07, 2021

The Autobiography of Biography

In which I tell how I was drawn again and again to the lives of African-American figures, and found in them the story of our times

by David Levering Lewis | Monday, June 09, 2014