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

New Feature: You can now embed Open Library books on your website!   Learn More

In library

479,307 works / 478,234 ebooks Search for books with subject In library.

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
J. Delgado-Figueroa, 624 books
Fodor's, 466 books
Francine Pascal, 452 books
Ann M. Martin, 377 books
Time-Life Books, 339 books
R. L. Stine, 333 books
Carolyn Keene, 310 books
William Shakespeare, 236 books
DK Publishing, 228 books
Isaac Asimov, 220 books
Nora Roberts, 211 books
Agatha Christie, 179 books
RH Value Publishing, 173 books
Don Pendleton, 173 books
Debbie Macomber, 160 books
Marc Tolon Brown, 157 books
Reader's Digest, 154 books
Sunset Books, 153 books
Matt Christopher, 150 books
Dennis B. Fradin, 149 books
David A. Adler, 148 books
Franklin W. Dixon, 145 books
Janet Dailey, 143 books
Various, 141 books
Peterson's, 139 books


watch for edits or export all records