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  • More than 20,000 entries
  • International in scope
  • Covers 12,000+ individuals
  • Hundreds of first-person essays
  • Illustrations include personal photos
  • Cross-searchable with Literature Criticism Online and Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online
  • Covers all time periods


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Reviews & Testimonials

"Gale has published online an integrated, full-image version of its premier literary resources for children's authors and illustrators, Something About the Author and Something About the Author: Autobiography Series. The database is recommended on the basis of its content for school and public libraries...is recommended as well for academic and libraries serving education and literature programs."
Booklist, April 15, 2009