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Leo Tolstoj

Leo Tolstoy at age 20 - Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (September 1828 – November was a Russian writer

Photograph of Virginia Woolf and T. S. Eliot taken by Lady Ottoline Morrell at her home, Garsington

Retrato fotográfico de T. S. Eliot y Virginia Woolf

Eliot and Virginia Woolf in June as photographed by Lady Ottoline Morrell. (National Portrait Gallery) thebloomsburygroup “ T. Eliot and Virginia Woolf in June.

Simone de Beauvoir 1908-1986  İkinci nesil feminizm dalgasini başlatan varoluşçu Fransız yazar.

Simone de Beauvoir French existentialist philosopher and feminist theorist, author of The Second Sex

H. G. Wells - 'The Time Machine.'

WELLS (Herbert George Wells, English writer, largely known for his works of science fiction. Fiction: The Time Machine The Invisible Man The Island of Doctor Moreau The War of the Worlds The First Men in the Moon The Shape of Things to Com

Salvador Dalí and Yves Saint Laurent. Photo by Alécio De Andrade. What a fabulous portrait!

Salvador Dali and Francois-Marie Banier, Paris, photo by Alecio de Andrade. This is not a photo of the young Yves St Laurent with Dali, as most everyone seems to believe. via voxsart

In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell - Edomite

"In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act." George Orwell, author of 1984 and Animal Farm

Goodness, he really does look crazy. Salvador Dali & Frida Kahlo I love this picture. Frida looks so serene and beautiful and it is one of the most handsome pictures of Dali (though he still looks crazy).

Leo Tolstoy (1828 – 1910) and Anton Chekhov (1860 – 1904) in Crimea, 1901

properrussian: “bookpatrol: “ Leo Tolstoy and Anton Chekhov. Crimea, 1901 ” The guy who was famous for his short stories met the guy who was famous for his long novels :) ”

antoine de Saint-exupery   Le petit prince

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry - brilliant writer, true patriot and military pilot. Lost at sea, for decades.

Kafka Smiling

Franz Kafka July 1883 – 3 June was a German-language novelist and short story writer.

Chejov y Tolstoi.

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.

John Steinbeck, here seen as a young man, sits for his portrait. Years later, his story "With Your Wings" would be read on air — then disappear for decades.

Book News: John Steinbeck Story Resurfaces After 70 Years

Dear Son, Here's The 411 On Females, Love John Steinbeck. A letter from Steinbeck to his son about love.

Salvador Dali.

His moustache was as popular, if not more, than his art! Surrealist painter Salvador Dali topped a new poll of the best-known moustaches of all time. Here's a look at some moustaches that made the cut.

Paul Cézanne (1839-1906) is a post-impressionist artist who studied and lived in Aix en Provence for many years

Post-Impressionist French painter Paul Cézanne is best known for his incredibly varied painting style, which greatly influenced century abstract art.