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  • Anna Akhmatova

    (1889 - 1966)

  • Noga Arikha

  • Classical engraving of Aristophanes with a long beard.

    Aristophanes

    (c. 446 BC - c. 386 BC)

  • Artemidorus

    (c. 101 - c. 200)

  • St. Augustine

    Saint Augustine

    (354 - 430)

  • Photograph of American writer James Baldwin.

    James Baldwin

    (1924 - 1987)

  • Georges Bataille

    (1897 - 1962)

  • Black and white photograph of French writer and feminist Simone de Beauvoir.

    Simone de Beauvoir

    (1908 - 1986)

  •  English dramatist, writer, and poet Aphra Behn.

    Aphra Behn

    (1640 - 1689)

  • Sarah Bernhardt

    (1844 - 1923)

  • Italian poet and scholar Giovanni Boccaccio.

    Giovanni Boccaccio

    (1313 - 1375)

  • French general and emperor Napoleon Bonaparte.

    Napoleon Bonaparte

    (1769 - 1821)

  • Black and white photograph of American writer and critic Anatole Broyard.

    Anatole Broyard

    (1920 - 1990)

  • Black and white image of English scholar, writer, and clergyman Robert Burton.

    Robert Burton

    (1577 - 1640)

  • Color portrait of the Italian writer and libertine Giacomo Casanova.

    Giacomo Casanova

    (1725 - 1798)

  • Black and white photograph of C. P. Cavafy wearing thick-rimmed black glasses.

    C.P. Cavafy

    (1863 - 1933)

  • English writer Geoffrey Chaucer.

    Geoffrey Chaucer

    (c. 1342 - 1400)

  • J.M. Coetzee

  • Canadian musician and author Leonard Cohen.

    Leonard Cohen

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

    Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz

    (c. 1651 - 1695)

  • Italian poet Dante Alighieri.

    Dante Alighieri

    (1265 - 1321)

  • Junot Díaz

  • Black and white photograph of Emily Dickinson sitting next to a desk.

    Emily Dickinson

    (1830 - 1886)

  • English poet, dramatist, and critic John Dryden.

    John Dryden

    (1631 - 1700)