Ernest Samuels

Ernest Samuels was an American biographer and historian known for his scholarly work on the life of Henry Adams, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography in 1965. His meticulous research and comprehensive approach to biography have been recognized for their contribution to American literary and historical scholarship.


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  1. 1. Henry Adams

    This biography provides an in-depth look at the life of Henry Adams, a prominent American historian and member of the Adams political family. It delves into his personal experiences, relationships, and intellectual pursuits, offering a comprehensive view of his contributions to American literature and history. The book also explores his complex personality and his struggles with depression, providing a humanizing portrayal of this influential figure.