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Photograph of American writer Ralph Ellison.

Ralph Ellison

(1914 - 1994)

Ann Fabian

English novelist Henry Fielding.

Henry Fielding

(1707 - 1754)

Baltasar Gracián

(1601 - 1658)

Graham Greene

(1904 - 1991)

Alexander Hamilton

(1755 - 1804)

Dashiell Hammett

(1894 - 1961)

Black and white photograph of German writer Hermann Hesse.

Hermann Hesse

(1877 - 1962)

Portrait of third president of the United States Thomas Jefferson.

Thomas Jefferson

(1743 - 1826)

Portrait of Sister Juana Inés de la Cruz in a nun's habit.

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz

(c. 1651 - 1695)

Juvenal

(c. 60 - c. 130)

William Kentridge

John Maynard Keynes

(1883 - 1946)

Lewis Lapham at his desk

Lewis H. Lapham

Pierre-Simon Laplace

(1749 - 1827)

Jennifer 8. Lee

Painted portrait of Florentine statesman and philosopher Niccolò Machiavelli.

Niccolò Machiavelli

(1469 - 1527)

Claude McKay

(1889 - 1948)

Es’kia Mphahlele

(1919 - 2008)

Usama Ibn Munqidh

(1095 - 1188)

Alice Munro

Iris Murdoch

(1919 - 1999)

Thomas Nagel

Black and white engraving of Roman poet Ovid in profile.

Ovid

(43 BC - c. 17)