Muhlenberg County Public Libraries
The Pulitzer Prize has been awarded by Columbia University since 1917. The awards are given on the recommendations of a board of jurors for various genres. The Pulitzer in Bilography or Autobiography is presented for distinguished book in either category by an American author.
A partial listing of the prize-winning titles held by the Muhlenberg County Public Libraries.
(2003) Master of the Sea, by Robert A Caro. New York: Knopf, 2002
(2002) John Adams, by David M. McCullough. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001
(1998) Personal History, by Katharine Graham. New York: Knopf, 1997
(1997) Angela's Ashes: A Memoir, by Frank McCourt. New York: Scribner, 1996
(1993) Truman, by David M. McCullough. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992
(1992) Fortunate Son: An Autobiography of Lewis B. Puller, Jr., by Lewis B. Puller. New York: Grove Weidenfeld, 1991
(1991) Jackson Pollock: An American Saga, by Steven W. Naifeh. New York: Crown Publications, 1989
(1988) Look Homeward: A Life of Thomas Wolfe, by David Herbert Donald. Boston: Little, Brown, 1987
(1983) Growing Up, by Russell Baker. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1982
(1981) Peter the Great: His Life and World, by Robert K. Massie. New York: Knopf, 1980
(1976) A Prince of Our Disorder: The Life of T.E. Lawerence, by John E. Mack. Boston: Little, Brown, 1976