Simone De Beauvoir by Henri Cartier-Bresson

Henri Cartier-Bresson, Simone de Beauvoir, Paris, 1946 "In a portrait, I’m looking for the silence in somebody.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

RIP Gabriel Garcia Marquez 1927 - 2014 Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist, known affectionately as Gabo throughout Latin America his magic will be missed

Pier Paolo Pasolini

Pier Paolo, Pier Paolo Pasolini was an Italian film director, poet, writer and intellectual.

an office worker in pitt street mall reads a book in the lunch hour, sydney, australia, 1999  photo by trent parke/magnum photos

office worker in pitt street mall reads a book in the lunch hour, sydney, australia, 1999 photo by trent parke/ magnum photos

Albert Camus

"In the depths of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer" Albert Camus. Camus was cool.

Octavio Paz, Borges

Jorge Luis Borges (on right), the Argentine surrealist, magical realist and existentialist writer, with Octavio Paz, the Mexican poet.

Jorge Luis Borges ~ Diane Arbus

willigula: “ Portrait of the blind author Jorge Luis Borges in Central Park by Diane Arbus, 1969 ”

Tennessee Williams

But some things are not forgivable. Deliberate cruelty is not forgivable! It is the one unforgivable thing, in my opinion, and the one thing of which I have never, never been guilty. Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire.

William Faulkner, 1943

Famous Authors and Their Typewriters

William Faulkner works on a screenplay on a balcony, Hollywood, early Photo: Alfred Eriss/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

Walt Whitman.

Walt Whitman - An icon of American poetry. Also the first known gay poet - 1819 - 1892

Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov by Arnold Newman - Montreux, Switzerland 1968

Yukio Mishima   三島 由紀夫

Look at all those books-Japanese author Yukio Mishima at his study with Cat.

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