Data Visualizations At the Circulating Library: Authorship


Number of Titles Published by Gender per Year

Note: Totals include all identified authors regardless of whether the original novel appeared anonymously or pseudonymously.

Authorship and Nationality

Note: The totals do double count some authors—for example, Benjamin L. Farjeon lived in both Australia and New Zealand.

Authorship and Occupation

Note: The totals do double count some authors—for example, Jerome K. Jerome worked as both an editor and a playwright.

Authorship and Family Relationships

Note: The totals do double count some authors—for example, Anthony Trollope was both the child of a novelist (Fanny Trollope), the parent of a novelist (Henry Merivale Trollope), and the sibling of a novelist (Thomas Adolphus Trollope).