This bibliography lists biographical and critical sources on important authors from around the globe. The listing of books is categorized by continent and then by nationality. Each list contains key reference titles owned by Buley Library with call number information. Biographers, essayists, novelists, poets, playwrights, and short story writers who have contributed significantly to literature are included in these works. Relevant databases are valuable sources of information for locating current articles or critical essays. The internet sites are some of the most prominent in the field and contain comprehensive information.