You've read one book or story by an author in class, but how do you find additional works by the same author?
Biographies can provide information about an author's life that helps you understand the time and circumstances in which they wrote and how that context may have influenced their writing.
For more in-depth biographical information about an author, use the Five Colleges Library Catalog to do a search on the person's name and the term biography (note: this search method will also find autobiographies).
Looking for critical analysis of an author's works? These databases can help you find scholarly interpretations of literary works.