Genres

Adventure

A fiction or nonfiction story in which an undertaking involving risk and physical danger, forms the main storyline.

Aeronautics & Astronautics

Agriculture

Almanac

Alphabets & Writing Systems

Anatomy

Animal/Wildlife/Fauna

Animation

Anthology

Anthropology

Aphorism

Archaeology

Architecture

Art

Art Criticism

Art History

Art Techniques

Astrology

The study of the movements and relative positions of the stars and planets as a means for explaining personality traits and future events.

Astronomy

The study of celestial objects, including stars, galaxies, and planets, and more generally objects and processes outside the atmosphere of Earth.

Atlas

Auction Catalog

Audio

Autobiography

Beginning Chapter

Bibliography

Bilingual

Biochemistry

Biography

Biology

Blues

Board Book

Book Of Hours

Braille

Business

Business Networks

Cartography

Catalog

Chemistry

Children's

Chivalry

Collecting

Comedy

The use of language, photographs or artwork to generate laughs and a general sense of levity.

Communications

Compendium

Composition & Creative Writing

Computers

Of, or relating to, any device that makes computation easier for humans or animals. This subject can range as far back in history as tally sticks and the abacus.

Contemporary History

Cooking

Generally consisting of cookbooks, publications in this genre generally provide instruction on the preparation of food and drink from a simple form into a more complex form for consumption by humans or animals.

Corrections/Law Enforcement

Costume Design

Courtly Love

Crafts & Hobbies

Crime

Criticism

Culture

Cultural History

Cultural Studies

Current Events

Customer Relations

Decor

Design/Graphic Design

Dictionary

Diet

Discography

Drama

Economy

Education

Electronics

Encyclopedia

Entertainment

Environmental Protection

Epic

Epistolary Novel

Erotic

Essays

Ethics/Moral Philosophy

Ethnology

Evolution

Exhibition Catalog

Fable

Fairy Tale

Fantasy

A genre of fiction that uses magic or other supernatural elements as a main plot element, theme, or setting.

Fashion/Style

Feminism

Fetishes

Fiction

Field Guide

Figure Drawing

Film/Cinema

Finance

Flags/Vexillology

Folklore

Food & Drink

Games

Gender Studies

Genetics

Geography

Geology

Ghost Stories

Gossip

Gothic