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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)