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  • Nigerian author Chinua Achebe.

    Chinua Achebe

    (1930 - 2013)

  • St. Augustine

    Saint Augustine

    (354 - 430)

  • Image of Japanese haiku poet Matsuo Bashō.

    Matsuo Bashō

    (1644 - 1694)

  • Photograph of Charles Baudelaire

    Charles Baudelaire

    (1821 - 1967)

  • British author Hilaire Belloc.

    Hilaire Belloc

    (1870 - 1953)

  • Photograph of German literary critic Walter Benjamin.

    Walter Benjamin

    (1892 - 1940)

  • American professor and journalist Deborah Blum.

    Deborah Blum

  • American chef, author, and television personality Anthony Bourdain.

    Anthony Bourdain

  • French author Anthelme Brillat-Savarin.

    Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

    (1755 - 1826)

  • French Benedictine monk Antoine Augustin Calmet.

    Antoine Augustin Calmet

    (1672 - 1757)

  • Dio Cassius

    (c. 150 - 235)

  • Photograph of American novelist Willa Cather.

    Willa Cather

    (1873 - 1947)

  • American cook and author Julia Child.

    Julia Child

    (1912 - 2004)

  • Portrait of Sister Juana Inés de la Cruz in a nun's habit.

    Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz

    (c. 1651 - 1695)

  • Photograph of American editor Brent Cunningham.

    Brent Cunningham

  • American journalist Barbara Demick.

    Barbara Demick

  • Spanish soldier and author Bernal Díaz del Castillo.

    Bernal Díaz del Castillo

    (c. 1495 - 1584)

  • Photograph of English novelist Charles Dickens.

    Charles Dickens

    (1812 - 1870)

  • Color photograph of American writer Annie Dillard.

    Annie Dillard

  • British traveler Charles M. Doughty.

    Charles M. Doughty

    (1843 - 1926)

  • Photograph of African-American abolitionist and U.S. diplomat Frederick Douglass.

    Frederick Douglass

    (c. 1818 - 1895)

  • French author Alexandre Dumas.

    Alexandre Dumas

    (1802 - 1870)

  • American musician Duke Ellington.

    Duke Ellington

    (1899 - 1974)

  • Photograph of American writer Ralph Ellison.

    Ralph Ellison

    (1914 - 1994)