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David Levering Lewis

David Levering Lewis, the author of God’s Crucible, is professor emeritus of history at New York University. A recipient of the National Humanities Medal, Lewis received the Pulitzer Prize for each volume of his W.E.B. Du Bois biography. He lives in New York City.


Books by David Levering Lewis

  1. Book CoverThe District of Columbia: A Bicentennial History

    Additional information is forthcoming.

  2. Book CoverGod's Crucible: Islam and the Making of Europe, 570-1215

    From the two-time Pulitzer Prize–winning author, God’s Crucible brings to life “a furiously complex age” (New York Times Book Review).More

  3. Book CoverThe Improbable Wendell Willkie: The Businessman Who Saved the Republican Party and His Country, and Conceived a New World Order

    From a two-time Pulitzer-winning historian comes an “insightful, compelling portrait” (New York Times Book Review) of Wendell Willkie, the businessman-turned-presidential candidate.More