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Photograph of English novelist, poet, and critic Kingsley Amis.

Kingsley Amis

(1922 - 1995)

Portrait bust of Greek lyric poet Archilochus.

Archilochus

(c. 740 BC - 680 BC)

Image of French writer Honoré de Balzac with hand on chest.

Honoré de Balzac

(1799 - 1850)

Photograph of Charles Baudelaire

Charles Baudelaire

(1821 - 1867)

Photograph of German literary critic Walter Benjamin.

Walter Benjamin

(1892 - 1940)

William Biddulph

Black and white photograph of Sven Birkerts sitting in front of a bookshelf.

Sven Birkerts

Portrait of Scottish biographer and diarist James Boswell.

James Boswell

(1740 - 1795)

Depiction of Plymouth colony governor William Bradford.

William Bradford

(1590 - 1657)

Photograph of American writer William S. Burroughs.

William S. Burroughs

(1914 - 1977)

Color portrait of the Italian writer and libertine Giacomo Casanova.

Giacomo Casanova

(1725 - 1798)

Photograph of American novelist and screenwriter Raymond Chandler.

Raymond Chandler

(1888 - 1959)

Photograph of literary agent and author Bill Clegg.

Bill Clegg

Portrait of English lyrical poet and critic Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

(1772 - 1834)

Photograph of American author Dennis Covington.

Dennis Covington

Photograph of American novelist and short story writer Stephen Crane.

Stephen Crane

(1871 - 1900)

Photograph of American poet Countee Cullen.

Countee Cullen

(1903 - 1946)

Photograph of British writer Roald Dahl.

Roald Dahl

(1916 - 1990)

Image of American lawyer and autobiographer Richard Henry Dana Jr.

Richard Henry Dana Jr.

(1815 - 1882)

Portrait of English essayist and critic Thomas De Quincey.

Thomas De Quincey

(1785 - 1859)

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

Emily Dickinson

(1830 - 1886)

Photograph of Joan Didion

Joan Didion

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

Frederick Douglass

(c. 1818 - 1895)

Black and white photograph of French writer and film director Marguerite Duras.

Marguerite Duras

(1914 - 1996)