By the end of 2016, a total of 86 books will have been edited or co-edited by Karl Kadish on topics related to porphyrins, phthalocyanines, fullerenes and carbon nanomaterials. The titles of these volumes, in reverse chronological order, are listed below, first those in various stages of preparation and then those which were published between 1982 and 2016.
   
Books Edited (1982-2016)
86.
“Handbook of Carbon Nano Materials. Volume 8, Characterization, Conducting Polymer and Sensor Applications”, Francis D’Souza and Karl M. Kadish, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2016), 320 pages
85.
“Handbook of Carbon Nano Materials. Volume 7, Synthetic Developments of Graphene and Nanotubes”, Francis D’Souza and Karl M. Kadish, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2016), 240 pages
84.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 44, Bio-Inspired Porphyrin Scaffolds for Synthesis and Catalysis”, Karl M.  Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2016), 318 pages
83.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 43, Design of Precursors for Sustainable Chemistry”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2016), 315 pages
82.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 42, Towards Tuned Properties of Porphyrinoids”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2016), 302 pages
81.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 41, Novel Porphyrinoid Precursors”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2016), 364 pages
80.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 40, Nanoorganization of Porphyrinoids”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2016), 304 pages
79.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 39, Towards Diagnostics and Treatment of Cancer”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2016), 367 pages
78.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 38, Towards Green Chemistry”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2016), 335 pages
77.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 37, Synthesis and Reactivity of Exotic Porphyrinoids”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2016), 316 pages
76.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 36, BODIPYs and Chlorins: Powerful Related Porphyrin Fluorophores”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2016), 311 pages
75.
“Handbook of Carbon Nano Materials. Volume 8, Characterization, Conducting Polymer and Sensor Applications”, Karl M. Kadish and Francis D’Souza, World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2015), 320 pages
74.
“Handbook of Carbon Nano Materials. Volume 7, Synthetic Developments of Graphene and Nanotubes”, Karl M. Kadish and Francis D’Souza, World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2015), 240 pages
73.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 35, Materials”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2014), 460 pages
72.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 34, Harnessing Solar Energy”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2014), 392 pages
71.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 33, Electrochemistry”, Karl M.  Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2014), 488 pages
70.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 32, Applications”, Karl M.  Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2014), 500 pages
69.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 31, Bioinspired Systems”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2014), 464 pages
68.
“Handbook of Carbon Nano Materials. Volume 6, Graphene – Energy and Sensor Applications”, Karl M. Kadish and Francis D’Souza, World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2014), 245 pages
67.
“Handbook of Carbon Nano Materials. Volume 5, Graphene – Fundamental Properties”, Karl M. Kadish and Francis D’Souza, World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2014), 267 pages
66.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 30, Heme Proteins – Part II”, Gloria C. Ferreira, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (201), 450 pages
65.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 29, Porphyrias and Sideroblastic Anemias”, Gloria C. Ferreira, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2014), 496 pages
64.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 28, Chlorophyll, Photosynthesis and Bio-inspired Energy”, Gloria C. Ferreira, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2014), 327 pages
63.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 27, Erythropoiesis, Heme and Applications to Biomedicine”, Gloria C. Ferreira, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2014), 431 pages
62.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 26, Heme Biochemistry”, Gloria C. Ferreira, Karl M.  Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2014), 478 pages
61.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 25, Vitamin B12 and Related Systems”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2012), 383 pages
60.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 24, Coordination Chemistry and Materials”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2012), 420 pages
59.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 23, Synthesis”, Karl M.  Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2012), 440 pages
58.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 22, Biophysical and Physiochemical Studies of Tetrapyrroles”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2012), 315 pages
57.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 21, Catalysis”, Karl M.  Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2012), 410 pages
56.
“Handbook of Carbon Nano Materials. Volume 4, Fundamentals and Applications”, Karl M. Kadish and Francis D’Souza, World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2012), 460 pages
55.
“Handbook of Carbon Nano Materials. Volume 3, Medicinal and Biochemical Applications”, Karl M. Kadish and Francis D’Souza, World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2012), 324 pages
54.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 20, Chlorophylls and Related Systems”, Karl M.  Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2012), 240 pages
53.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 19, Biochemistry of Tetrapyrroles”, Karl M.  Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2012), 399 pages
52.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 18, Applications and Materials”, Karl M.  Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2012), 401 pages
51.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volumes 17, Synthetic Developments - Part II”, Karl M.  Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2012), 373 pages
50.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 16, Synthetic Developments – Part I”, Karl M.  Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2012), 403 pages
49.
“Handbook of Carbon Nano Materials. Volume 2, Electron Transfer and Applications”, Karl M. Kadish and Fracis D’Souza, World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2011), 418 pages.
48.
“Handbook of Carbon Nano Materials. Volume 1, Synthesis and Supramolecular Systems”, Karl M. Kadish and Fracis D’Souza, World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2011), 404 pages.
47.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 15, Biochemistry of Tetrapyrroles – Part II”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin M. Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2010), 551 pages.
46.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 14, Theoretical, Electron Transfer and Physical Studies”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin M. Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2010), 615 pages.
45.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 13, Biochemistry of Tetrapyrroles – Part 1”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin M. Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2010), 400 pages.
44.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 12, Synthesis an Structural Studies”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin M. Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2010), 429 pages.
43.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 11, Applications”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin M. Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore, (2010), 410 pages.
42.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 10, Catalysis and Bio-Inspired Systems”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin M. Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2010), 533 pages.
41.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 9, Electronic Absorption Spectra - Phthalocyanines”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin M. Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2010), 650 pages.
40.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 8, Open-Chain Oligopyrrole Systems”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin M. Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2010), 513 pages.
39.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 7, Physicochemical Characterization”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin M. Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2010), 510 pages.
38.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 6, NMR and EPR Techniques”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin M. Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2010), 466 pages.
37.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 5, Heme Proteins”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin M. Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2010), 345 pages.
36.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 4, Phototherapy, Radioimmunotherapy and Imaging”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin M. Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2010), 464 pages.
35.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 3, Synthetic Methodology”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin M. Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2010), 553 pages.
34.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 2, Synthesis and Coordination Chemistry”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin M. Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore (2010), 386 pages.
33.
“Handbook of Porphyrin Science. Volume 1, Supramolecular Chemistry”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin M. Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore, (2010), 577 pages.
32.
“Handbook of Porphyrins and Related Macrocycles. Volume 20, Phthalocyanines:  Structural Characterization”, Karl M.  Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., Academic Press: Burlington, MA, (2003), 266 pages.
31.
“Handbook of Porphyrins and Related Macrocycles. Volume 19, Applications of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., Academic Press: Burlington, MA, (2003),190 pages.
30.
“Handbook of Porphyrins and Related Macrocycles. Volume 18, Multiporphyrins, Multiphthalocyanines and Arrays”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., Academic Press: Burlington, MA, (2003), 358 pages.
29.
“Handbook of Porphyrins and Related Macrocycles. Volume 17, Phthalocyanines:  Properties and Materials”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., Academic Press: Burlington, MA, 285 (2003).
28.
“Handbook of Porphyrins and Related Macrocycles. Volume 16, Phthalocyanines:  Spectroscopic and Electrochemical Characterization”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., Academic Press: Burlington, MA, (2003), 283 pages.
27.
“Handbook of Porphyrins and Related Macrocycles. Volume 15, Phthalocyanine Synthesis”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., Academic Press: Burlington, MA, (2003), 364 pages.
26.
“Handbook of Porphyrins and Related Macrocycles. Volume 14, Medical Aspects of Porphyrins”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., Academic Press: Burlington, MA, (2003), 338 pages.
25.
“Handbook of Porphyrins and Related Macrocycles. Volume 13, Chlorophylls and Bilins – Biosynthesis, Synthesis and Degredation”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., Academic Press: Burlington, MA, (2003), 272 pages.
24.
“Handbook of Porphyrins and Related Macrocycles. Volume 12, The Iron and Cobalt Pigments - Biosythesis, Structure and Degradation”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., Academic Press: Burlington, MA, (2003), 223 pages.
23.
“Handbook of Porphyrins and Related Macrocycles. Volume 11, Bioinorganic and Bioorganic Chemistry”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., Academic Press: Burlington, MA, (2003), 276 pages.
22.
“Fullerenes Volume 12: The Exciting World of Nanocages and Nanotubes”, Prashant Kamat, Dirk Guldi and Karl M. Kadish, Eds., The Electrochemical Society, Inc., Pennington, NJ, (2002)
21.
“Fullerenes 2000 Volume 11: Fullerenes For The New Millenium”, Prashant Kamat, Dirk Guldi and Karl M. Kadish, Eds., The Electrochemical Society, Inc., Pennington, NJ, (2001), 601 pages.
20.
“Fullerenes 2000 Volume 10: Chemistry and Physics of Fullerenes and Carbon Nanotubes”, Prashant Kamat, Karl M. Kadish and Dirk Guldi, Eds., The Electrochemical Society, Inc., Pennington, NJ, (2000), 421 pages.
19.
“Fullerenes: Chemistry, Physics and Technology”, Karl M. Kadish and Rodney S. Ruoff, Eds.,John Wiley & Sons: New York, NY (2000), 968 pages.
18.
“Handbook of Porphyrins and Related Macrocycles. Volume 10, Database of Tetrapyrrole Crystal Structure Determination”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., Academic Press: Burlington, MA, (2000), 254 pages.
17.
“Handbook of Porphyrins and Related Macrocycles. Volume 9, Database of Redox Potentials and Binding Constants”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., Academic Press: Burlington, MA, (2000), 419 pages.
16.
“Handbook of Porphyrins and Related Macrocycles. Volume 8, Electron Transfer”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., Academic Press: Burlington, MA, (2000), 205 pages.
15.
“Handbook of Porphyrins and Related Macrocycles. Volume 7, Theoretical and Physical Characterization”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., Academic Press: Burlington, MA, (2000), 427 pages.
14.
“Handbook of Porphyrins and Related Macrocycles. Volume 6, Applications:  Past, Present and Future”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., Academic Press: Burlington, MA, (2000), 346 pages.
13.
“Handbook of Porphyrins and Related Macrocycles. Volume 5, NMR and EPR”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., Academic Press: Burlington, MA,  (2000), 360 pages.
12.
“Handbook of Porphyrins and Related Macrocycles. Volume 4, Biochemistry and Binding:  Activation of Small Molecules”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., Academic Press: Burlington, MA, (2000), 345 pages.
11.
“Handbook of Porphyrins and Related Macrocycles. Volume 3, Inorganic,           Organometallic and Coordination Chemistry”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., Academic Press: Burlington, MA, (2000), 425 pages.
10.
“Handbook of Porphyrins and Related Macrocycles. Volume 2, Heteroporphyrins, Expanded Porphyrins and Related Macrocycles”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., Academic Press: Burlington, MA, (2000), 421 pages.
9.
“Handbook of Porphyrins and Related Macrocycles. Volume 1, Synthesis and Organic Chemistry”, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin Smith and Roger Guilard, Eds., Academic Press: Burlington, MA, (2000), 405 pages.
8.
"Recent Advances in the Chemistry and Physics of Fullerenes and Related Materials”, Volume 7, K. M. Kadish and P. Kamat, eds., The Electrochemical Society, Inc., Pennington, NJ, (1999), 832 pages.
7.
"Recent Advances in the Chemistry and Physics of Fullerenes and Related Materials”, Volume 6, K. M. Kadish and R. S. Ruoff, eds., The Electrochemical Society, Inc., Pennington, NJ, (1998), 1362 pages.
6.
"Recent Advances in the Chemistry and Physics of Fullerenes and Related Materials”, Volume 5, K. M. Kadish and R. S. Ruoff, eds., The Electrochemical Society, Inc., Pennington, NJ, (1997), 780 pages.
5.
"Recent Advances in the Chemistry and Physics of Fullerenes and Related Materials”, Volume 4, K. M. Kadish and R. S. Ruoff, eds., The Electrochemical Society, Inc., Pennington, NJ, (1997), 1247 pages.
4.
"Recent Advances in the Chemistry and Physics of Fullerenes and Related Materials”, Volume 3, K. M. Kadish and R. S. Ruoff, eds., The Electrochemical Society, Inc., Pennington, NJ, (1996), 1368 pages.
3.
"Recent Advances in the Chemistry and Physics J. of Fullerenes and Related Materials”, Volume 2, R. S. Ruoff and K. M. Kadish, eds., The Electrochemical Society, Inc., Pennington, NJ, (1995), 1648 pages.
2.
"Recent Advances in the Chemistry and Physics of Fullerenes and Related Materials”, K. M. Kadish and R. S. Ruoff, eds., The Electrochemical Society, Inc., Pennington, NJ, (1994), 1736 pages.
1.
"Electrochemical and Spectrochemical Studies of Biological Redox Components”, in Advances in Chemistry Series #201, K. M. Kadish, ed., American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C., (1982).