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. Twice a finalist for the National Book Award, Lewis lives in Manhattan and Stanfordville, New York, with his wife.
"Splendid . . . A landmark of American scholarship. Lewis develops the most convincing portrayal ever written of Du Bois." --The Washington Post