Click here to skip to this page's main content.

Internet Archive logo

Site Search

Site Search


373,169 works / 54,889 ebooks Search for books with subject Biography.

Sorting by Sort by: # of Editions | Most Recent Publish Date

Publishing History This is a chart to show the publishing history of editions of works about this subject. Along the X axis is time, and on the y axis is the count of editions published. Click here to skip the chart.  This graph charts editions published on this subject. Click to view a single year, or drag across a range.

Editions Published
Year of Publication


Prolific Authors

who have written the most books on this subject
Plutarch, 2,029 books
Giovanni Boccaccio, 409 books
14th Dalai Lama, 229 books
Thomas Merton, 186 books
Alexandre Dumas, 160 books
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 128 books
R. H. Bruce Lockhart, 120 books
Mike Venezia, 101 books
Jeff Savage, 83 books
Sarah Tieck, 81 books
Nathan Aaseng, 81 books
Joanne Mattern, 81 books
James Haskins, 80 books
Bill Gutman, 75 books
Henri Troyat, 69 books
Kathleen Tracy, 67 books
Carol Greene, 63 books
Stewart, Mark, 63 books
Benjamin Franklin, 62 books
David A. Adler, 61 books
William R. Sanford, 57 books
Bob Italia, 55 books
Hal Marcovitz, 54 books
Ann Gaines, 53 books
Suetonius, 50 books


watch for edits or export all records
You could add Biography to a list if you log in.