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Photograph of American dramatist Edward Albee.

Edward Albee

(1928 - 2016)

Author and journalist Caroline Alexander.

Caroline Alexander

Image of Chinese poet Bai Juyi.

Bai Juyi

(772 - 846)

Image of Japanese haiku poet Matsuo Bashō.

Matsuo Bashō

(1644 - 1694)

Manuscript image of St. Bede.

St. Bede

(c. 673 - 735)

Photograph of American writer and naturalist Henry Beston.

Henry Beston

(1888 - 1968)

Photograph of traveler and writer Isabella Bird.

Isabella Bird

(1831 - 1904)

Photograph of British historian and diplomat James Bryce.

James Bryce

(1838 - 1922)

Photograph of Italian writer Italo Calvino.

Italo Calvino

(1923 - 1985)

Engraving of Portuguese poet Luís de Camões.

Luís de Camões

(c. 1525 - 1580)

Engraving of Italian adventurer Giovanni Francesco Gemelli Careri.

Giovanni Francesco Gemelli Careri

(1651 - 1725)

Photograph of American novelist Kate Chopin.

Kate Chopin

(1851 - 1904)

Painted portrait of Italian navigator Christopher Columbus.

Christopher Columbus

(1451 - 1506)

Painted portrait of British explorer James Cook.

James Cook

(1728 - 1779)

Color photograph of French oceanic explorer Jacques Cousteau in parka.

Jacques Cousteau

(1910 - 1977)

Image of American lawyer and autobiographer Richard Henry Dana Jr.

Richard Henry Dana Jr.

(1815 - 1882)

Photograph of Sri Lankan memoirist and economist Sonali Deraniyagala.

Sonali Deraniyagala

Photograph of English novelist Charles Dickens.

Charles Dickens

(1812 - 1870)

Philip Drake

(c. 1790 - c. 1857)

Portrait of West African writer and former slave Olaudah Equiano.

Olaudah Equiano

(c. 1745 - 1797)

Photograph of former U.S. President Millard Fillmore.

Millard Fillmore

(1800 - 1874)

Photograph of American food writer M.F.K. Fisher with cat.

M.F.K. Fisher

(1908 - 1992)

Photograph of English novelist John Fowles.

John Fowles

(1926 - 2005)

Black and white photograph of Colombian novelist Gabriel García Márquez.

Gabriel García Márquez

(1928 - 2014)