British musician John Lennon.

John Lennon

(1940 - 1980)

American author of fiction, nonfiction and poetry Charles Baxter.

Charles Baxter

British scholar and military officer T.E. Lawrence.

T.E. Lawrence

(1888 - 1927)

American historian Daniel Boorstin.

Daniel Boorstin

(1914 - 2004)

Italian poet Ludovico Ariosto.

Ludovico Ariosto

(1474 - 1533)

American songwriters Burt Bacharach & Hal David.

Burt Bacharach & Hal David

American poet Frank O’Hara.

Frank O’Hara

(1926 - 1966)

Canadian writer Stephen Marche.

Stephen Marche

American musician, songwriter, and co-founder of Mötley Crüe Nikki Sixx.

Nikki Sixx

American actor, screenwriter, and producer Matt Damon.

Matt Damon

British surgeon Frederick Treves.

Fredrick Treves

(1853 - 1923)

American critic, poet, and resident of Norway Bruce Bawer.

Bruce Bawer

English Canadian author Tom Rachman.

Tom Rachman

British historian Edward Gibbon.

Edward Gibbon

(1737 - 1794)

Valerius Maximus

(c. 20 BC - c. 50 BC)

Ur-Nammu

(2112 BC - 2095 BC)

American author Truman Capote.

Truman Capote

(1924 - 1984)

American poet Wallace Stevens.

Wallace Stevens

(1879 - 1955)

British writer Muriel Spark.

Muriel Spark

(1918 - 2006)

American assassin John Hinckley Jr.

John Hinckley Jr.

French critic Roland Barthes.

Roland Barthes

(1915 - 1980)

American musician Bob Dylan.

Bob Dylan

Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes.

Miguel de Cervantes

(1547 - 1616)

American critic Edmund Wilson.

Edmund Wilson

(1895 - 1972)

American poet John Berryman.

John Berryman

(1914 - 1972)

American novelist John Dos Passos.

John Dos Passos

(1896 - 1970)

French writer, critic, and book publisher Edmond de Goncourt.

Edmond de Goncourt

(1822 - 1896)

British beauty and actress Lillie Langtry.

Lillie Langtry

(1853 - 1929)

Chinese American writer Yiyun Li.

Yiyun Li

American non-fiction writer David Samuels.

David Samuels

American aviator Charles Lindbergh.

Charles Lindbergh

(1902 - 1974)

John Tresch

English poet and satirist Alexander Pope.

Alexander Pope

(1688 - 1744)

American social reformer Thomas Wentworth Higginson.

Thomas Wentworth Higginson

(1823 - 1911)

American television critic Emily Nussbaum.

Emily Nussbaum

American writer Tad Friend.

Tad Friend

Italian Christian theologian and philosopher Thomas Aquinas.

Thomas Aquinas

(c. 1224 - 1274)

New York-based author Suketu Mehta.

Suketu Mehta

English essayist, poet, and dramatist Joseph Addison.

Joseph Addison

(1672 - 1719)

William Makepeace Thackeray

(1811 - 1863)