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Aelian

(c. 170 - c. 235)

Ibn al-Athir

(1160 - 1233)

Svetlana Alexievich

Ayi Kwei Armah

Engraving of the medieval Arab traveler Ibn Battuta.

Ibn Battuta

(1304 - c. 1369)

Thomas Bernhard

(1931 - 1989)

Tom Bissell

Photograph of Jorge Luis Borges

Jorge Luis Borges

(1899 - 1986)

Stephen Budiansky

Bulgarian writer Elias Canetti.

Elias Canetti

(1905 - 1994)

Black and white photograph of Czech writer Karel Čapek.

Karel Čapek

(1890 - 1938)

Hayden Carruth

(1921 - 2008)

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

C.P. Cavafy

(1863 - 1933)

Russian author Anton Chekhov.

Anton Chekhov

(1860 - 1904)

American author Evan S. Connell.

Evan S. Connell

(1924 - 2013)

Georges Cuvier

(1769 - 1832)

Rubén Darío

(1867 - 1916)

Color photograph of American writer Annie Dillard.

Annie Dillard

Ducas

(c. 1400 - c. 1462)

Black and white photograph of Austrian neurologist Sigmund Freud with cigar.

Sigmund Freud

(1856 - 1949)

Otto Friedrich

(1929 - 1995)

John Gray

English novelist and poet Thomas Hardy.

Thomas Hardy

(1840 - 1928)

Aleksandar Hemon