W.E.B. Du Bois: Biography of a Race, 1868-1919

Finalist, National Book Awards 1993 for Nonfiction

W.E.B. Du Bois- Biography of a Race, 1868-1919 by David Levering Lewis book cover
ISBN 9780805026214
Henry Holt & Co
David Levering Lewis
David Levering Lewis

David Levering Lewis is the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of the two-volume biography of W. E. B. Du Bois. He has been awarded numerous prizes and fellowships, including a MacArthur Fellowship. More about this author >

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This monumental biography–eight years in the research and writing–treats the early and middle phases of a long and intense career: a crucial fifty-year period that demonstrates how Du Bois changed forever the way Americans think about themselves.

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