In this Blog there are some 505 books of all types. The majority are novels. Each book contains the number of times or pages where chess "references" are made. Normally, people speak as if a particular book has been catalogued as "chess". The reality in another, it is clear that the majority of people have not read the whole book. The result is that the publicity made of many books, with their corresponding authors, does not reach a minimum leval to be considered books about chess.