Honor roll: Biography authors

Each of these Biography authors has received at least one award nomination. They are ranked by honors received for their works in this category.

1Russell Freedman (102.46)101Natalie S. Bober (20.45)201Deborah Baker (13.05)
2Robert A. Caro (100.12)102Charles Nicholl (20.42)202Robert Burleigh (13.04)
3Daniel Stashower (69.08)103Neil Sheehan (20.39)203Ruud Van Der Rol (13.04)
4David McCullough (53.27)104Seymour Hersh (20.33)204H.P. Lovecraft (13.03)
5Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (53.11)105Ronald Steel (20.32)205David A. Adler (12.98)
6Leslie S. Klinger (53.11)106Toby Talbot (20.31)206Anthony Bailey (12.98)
7Taylor Branch (48.95)107Jacobo Timerman (20.31)207Terry Widener (12.98)
8Ron Chernow (46.03)108Walter Jackson Bate (20.28)208David Hajdu (12.97)
9Hilary Spurling (43.64)109John Clive (20.24)209Albert Marrin (12.94)
10Brenda Maddox (43.35)110Joseph Lash (20.22)210Antonia Fraser (12.94)
11Claire Tomalin (40.1)111James MacGregor Burns (20.21)211Dennis Overbye (12.91)
12Robert Byrd (39.17)112Erik H. Erikson (20.2)212Benita Eisler (12.9)
13Edmund Morris (37.41)113T. Harry Williams (20.2)213Judith St. George (12.86)
14Kate Summerscale (37.06)114David E. Schultz (19.56)214Joseph Goodrich (12.63)
15James Cross Giblin (36.66)115S.T. Joshi (19.54)215Mathew Prichard (12.63)
16John Curran (36.61)116Sandra Jane Jordan (19.53)216Diane Ackerman (12.62)
17Charles Foley (36.58)117Jan Greenberg (19.53)217Anthony Shadid (12.62)
18Jon Lellenberg (36.58)118Carole Boston Weatherford (19.18)218Lauren Redniss (12.61)
19Melanie Rehak (36.56)119Bev Vincent (19.14)219S.C. Gwynne (12.61)
20Diane Stanley (35.75)120Caroline Moorehead (19.12)220Jeff Guinn (12.6)
21Mike Ashley (35.05)121Richard Laymon (19.04)221Christopher Hitchens (12.6)
22Yunte Huang (34.61)122Julie M. Rivett (19.04)222Selina Hastings (12.6)
23Elizabeth Partridge (33.64)123Hermione Lee (19.04)223Barbara Demick (12.6)
24Doris May Lessing (33.35)124Michael Gorra (18.63)224Lisa Rogak (12.6)
25Candace Fleming (33.21)125Mary Gabriel (18.62)225Tracy Kidder (12.59)
26Joseph J. Ellis (32.98)126Steven Doyle (18.61)226Martha A. Sandweiss (12.59)
27Judith Thurman (32.82)127David A. Crowder (18.61)227Sean Qualls (12.59)
28H.W. Brands (31.72)128Joan Schenkar (18.6)228Jean Gould O'Connell (12.58)
29Victoria Glendinning (31.06)129Deborah Heiligman (18.6)229Tom Bissell (12.58)
30Jeffrey Marks (31.05)130Steve Coll (18.59)230Arnold Rampersad (12.57)
31A. Scott Berg (30.79)131Jackie Wullschlager (18.58)231Suzanne Jurmain (12.56)
32Richard Ellmann (30.71)132Terri Jentz (18.57)232Maggie Fergusson (12.56)
33Annalyn Swan (30.55)133Alexander Masters (18.56)233Hallie Ephron (12.56)
34Mark Stevens (30.55)134Edward Conlon (18.55)234Jonathan Coe (12.55)
35Frank McCourt (30.47)135Jon Krakauer (18.48)235Nigel Farndale (12.55)
36J. Anthony Lukas (30.36)136Bill Peet (18.4)236Darrell B. Lockhart (12.55)
37John Richardson (29.44)137David Diaz (17.23)237Julian Rubinstein (12.55)
38Blake Bailey (29.13)138Tonya Bolden (17.17)238William Dalrymple (12.54)
39Graham Robb (28.98)139Dave Eggers (17.1)239Jack Gantos (12.53)
40Andrew Wilson (28.54)140John Guy (17.08)240Wendie Old (12.53)
41Richard Holmes (27.31)141Fiona MacCarthy (17.07)241Eddie Muller (12.53)
42Kai Bird (27.16)142Andrew X. Pham (17.07)242Robert Andrew Parker (12.53)
43T.J. Stiles (27.12)143Francine du Plessix Gray (17.04)243Elizabeth Gilbert (12.52)
44Willetta L. Heising (26.96)144Jonathan Weiner (17.03)244Josephine Hammett (12.52)
45David Levering Lewis (26.95)145Paul Hoffman (17.02)245Richard Bleiler (12.52)
46Kenneth Silverman (26.77)146Jenny Uglow (16.99)246Michael J. Hayde (12.52)
47Simon Sebag Montefiore (26.57)147Norman Sherry (16.95)247Geoffrey Wall (12.52)
48Tony Hillerman (26.52)148Stacy Schiff (16.95)248Shane W. Evans (12.51)
49Herbert P. Bix (26.51)149Michael Scammell (16.94)249Martin Booth (12.51)
50Mikal Gilmore (26.44)150Robert K. Massie (16.92)250Bruce Campbell (12.51)
51Geoffrey C. Ward (26.4)151Leroy Panek (16.92)251Alan Govenar (12.51)
52David Nasaw (25.7)152Richard Mabey (16.91)252Matthew Bunson (12.51)
53Miranda Carter (25.12)153John Loughery (16.89)253Catherine Aird (12.5)
54Ian Kershaw (24.99)154William S. McFeely (16.74)254Susan Oleksiw (12.5)
55James Gleick (24.97)155R.W.B. Lewis (16.67)255Rosemary Herbert (12.5)
56Greg Grandin (24.6)156Raina Telgemeier (16.63)256Anita Lobel (12.49)
57Stuart M. Kaminsky (24.56)157Tom Reiss (16.63)257Harold Bloom (12.48)
58Laurie Roberts (24.56)158Douglas Starr (16.61)258Fox Butterfield (12.46)
59Stephen Greenblatt (24.55)159Laban Carrick Hill (16.61)259Kathleen Krull (12.43)
60Colleen Barnett (24.54)160Bryan Collier (16.61)260Kathryn Hewitt (12.43)
61Max Allan Collins (24.52)161Tanya Lee Stone (16.6)261Patricia O'toole (12.41)
62Margaret C. Thomas (24.51)162Vaunda Micheaux Nelson (16.6)262Leda Schubert (10.63)
63Martha Hailey Dubose (24.51)163R. Gregory Christie (16.6)263Gérard DuBois (10.63)
64Diana Souhami (23.62)164Sarah Bakewell (16.6)264George Packer (10.63)
65Deirdre Bair (23.24)165Thomas Powers (16.6)265Vincent X. Kirsch (10.63)
66Brian Pinkney (23.12)166Jon Meacham (16.59)266Jeri Chase Ferris (10.63)
67Andrea Davis Pinkney (23.12)167Paula J. Giddings (16.58)267Gary D. Schmidt (10.63)
68Laura Hillenbrand (23.11)168Edwidge Danticat (16.57)268Sandra Djwa (10.63)
69Brian Selznick (23.08)169Tim Jeal (16.57)269Mary M. Talbot (10.62)
70Edmund White (23.03)170Daniel Mendelsohn (16.56)270Bryan Talbot (10.62)
71Doris Kearns Goodwin (23)171John Vaillant (16.56)271Candice Millard (10.62)
72Tobias Wolff (22.84)172David Hackett Fischer (16.55)272Leanne Shapton (10.62)
73John M. Reilly (22.81)173Elizabeth Peters (16.54)273Chuck Close (10.62)
74Phillip Hoose (22.6)174Pam Muñoz Ryan (16.53)274Tanya Harrod (10.62)
75Patti Smith (22.6)175Rebecca Solnit (16.53)275Steve Sheinkin (10.61)
76Debby Applegate (22.57)176Louis Menand (16.52)276Mira Bartók (10.61)
77Joan Didion (22.56)177Ted Conover (16.51)277Eric Foner (10.61)
78Marilyn Nelson (22.52)178Dava Sobel (16.5)278John A. Farrell (10.61)
79Adam Sisman (22.51)179Stephen King (16.5)279Matthew Hollis (10.61)
80Tom Nolan (22.5)180Sylvia Nasar (16.49)280Charles Foran (10.61)
81Alice Kaplan (22.5)181Natalie Hevener Kaufman (16.48)281Oren Harman (10.6)
82Sam Tanenhaus (22.48)182Carol McGinnis Kay (16.48)282Liaquat Ahamed (10.6)
83Norman Mailer (22.3)183Alan Taylor (16.46)283Ashley Bryan (10.6)
84Henry Wiencek (21.02)184Joan D. Hedrick (16.45)284Edmund de Waal (10.6)
85Neal Gabler (20.95)185Gitta Sereny (16.45)285E.B. Lewis (10.6)
86Peter Ackroyd (20.82)186Tom H. Watkins (16.41)286Hester Bass (10.6)
87Jean Fritz (20.74)187Gregory White Smith (16.41)287Darin Strauss (10.6)
88Jon L. Breen (20.67)188Shelby Steele (16.41)288David Craig (10.59)
89John Lewis Gaddis (20.62)189Steven Naifeh (16.41)289Linda Gordon (10.59)
90Theodore Rosengarten (20.61)190Aranka Siegal (16.32)290Shelley Tanaka (10.59)
91Diana Athill (20.59)191David Kherdian (16.3)291John Carey (10.59)
92Graham Farmelo (20.59)192Carol Ann Lee (13.25)292Barton Gellman (10.58)
93Martin J. Sherwin (20.56)193David R. Dow (13.2)293John Matteson (10.58)
94William Taubman (20.54)194Sam Weller (13.15)294Michael Holroyd (10.58)
95Janet Browne (20.53)195Kathryn Lasky (13.11)295Ariel Sabar (10.58)
96Francis Steegmuller (20.52)196David Halberstam (13.1)296Patrick French (10.58)
97Marc Aronson (20.51)197Paul Hendrickson (13.07)297Kester Aspden (10.58)
98W.A. Swanberg (20.5)198Gillian Darley (13.05)298Rosemary Hill (10.57)
99Robert Polito (20.46)199Philip Short (13.05)299Karolyn Smardz Frost (10.57)
100Diarmaid MacCulloch (20.46)200Ben Macintyre (13.05)300Tim Lucas (10.57)
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