Walt Whitman

'Resist much. Obey little'. American poet Walt Whitman is among the most influential poets in American literature, and is known by many as the "Father of Free Verse.

Umberto Eco.

Umberto Eco, Italian novelist and philosopher. The Name of the Rose, The Island of the Day Before

Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie, – was a British crime writer of novels & short stories featuring Hercule Poirot & Miss Jane Marple.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. 1859-1930.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle One of my favorite authors Born: May Edinburgh, United Kingdom Died: July Crowborough, United Kingdom. The outstanding mind behind Sherlock Holmes

Virginia Woolf by Gisele Freund

“ Virginia Wolff smoking while reading. Photograph by Gisèle Freund (German, In London, Freund photographed Woolf with her cigarette holder and books, and Virginia and Leonard.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860-1904): 1887.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov a very handsome Russian author and playwright was also a practising physician. He once famously said, "Medicine is my lawful wife, and literature is my mistress.

Jean-Paul Sartre fue un filósofo, escritor, novelista, dramaturgo, activista político, biógrafo y crítico literario francés, exponente del existencialismo y del marxismo humanista. Fue el décimo escritor francés seleccionado como Premio Nobel de Literatura, en 1964, pero lo rechazó explicando en una carta que él tenía por regla declinar todo reconocimiento o distinción y que los lazos entre el hombre y la cultura debían desarrollarse directamente, sin pasar por las instituciones.

The Photography of Henri Cartier-Bresson

Jean-Paul Sartre - “Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does.

Leon Tolstoy and Anton Chekov (Gaspara, Rusia,1901)

Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy: September 1828 – November 1910 was a Russian writer who primarily wrote novels & short stories. Anton Pavlovich Chekhov: January 29 1860 – 15 July 1904 was a Russian physician, dramatist and author.

Portrait of Jules Verne by Nadar

Jules Verne, photo by Nadar. The black and white photo by Nadar has been colourized: image by ©Stefano Bianchetti/ Corbis

The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran.

My favorite night stand book. The Prophet is a book of 26 prose poetry essays written in English by the Lebanese artist, philosopher and writer Kahlil Gibran. It was originally published in 1923 by Alfred A. It is Gibran's best known work.

Isabel Allende Llona (born in Lima, Peru, on 2 August 1942) is a Chilean writer with American citizenship. Allende, whose works sometimes contain aspects of the "magic realist" tradition, is famous for novels such as The House of the Spirits (La casa de los espíritus, 1982) and City of the Beasts (La ciudad de las bestias, 2002), which have been commercially successful. Allende has been called "the world's most widely read Spanish-language author". In 2004, Allende was inducted into the…

Isabel Allende Llona (born in Lima, Peru, on 2 August is a Chilean writer with American citizenship.

Juan Rulfo

Juan Rulfo - Mexican writer, screenwriter and photographer.