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At the age of seventeen, Hawthorne mused to his mother about the possibility of “relying for support upon my pen.”

Nathaniel Hawthorne

(1804 - 1864)

Seamus Heaney, 1970. Photograph by Simon Garbutt.

Seamus Heaney

(1939 - 2013)

Joseph Heller

Joseph Heller

(1923 - 1999)

Sculpture bust of Greek historian Herodotus.

Herodotus

(c. 484 BC - c. 425 BC)

Christopher Hitchens

(1949 - 2011)

Painting of Thomas Hobbes

Thomas Hobbes

(1588 - 1679)

Portrait bust of presumed author of the Iliad and the Odyssey Homer.

Homer

(c. 800 BC - 725 BC)

Black and white photograph of French writer Victor Hugo.

Victor Hugo

(1802 - 1885)

Shirley Jackson

(1916 - 1965)

Ha Jin

Black and white photograph of German-language writer Franz Kafka.

Franz Kafka

(1883 - 1924)

Daniil Kharms looking serious with an intent stare

Daniil Kharms

(1905 - 1942)

Martin Luther King Jr

Martin Luther King Jr.

(1929 - 1968)

Lewis Lapham at his desk

Lewis H. Lapham

British scholar and military officer T.E. Lawrence.

T.E. Lawrence

(1888 - 1927)

Black and white photograph of Italian writer and chemist Primo Levi.

Primo Levi

(1919 - 1987)

Saul Levitt

(1911 - 1977)

Livy

(c. 59 BC - c. 17)

Color portrait of English philosopher John Locke.

John Locke

(1632 - 1704)

Cesare Lombroso

(1835 - 1909)

Norman Mailer

(1923 - 2007)

Black and white photograph of African-American leader Malcolm X.

Malcolm X

(1925 - 1965)

Black and white image of American writer Herman Melville.

Herman Melville

(1819 - 1891)

Black and white photograph of Mencken looking over his shoulder at the camera

H.L. Mencken

(1880 - 1956)