English-born Scottish writer of fiction, biography, histories, & a memoir born in 1883.
American writer born in 1832 known for novels about impoverished boys rising to the middle class.
American actor & author, known for her coerced role in the pornographic film, Deep Throat.
American writer best known for novels incl. Strangers on a Train, The Talented Mr. Ripley, & The Price of Salt.
Franco-German romantic author & historian born in 1805. Also known by her pen name, Daniel Stern.
Jewish AustrianÂ Holocaust survivor,Â Nazi hunter, writer, & co-founder of the Jewish Historical Documentation Centre.
17th President of the United States born in 1808. Succeeded Abraham Lincoln after his assassination.
French writer born in 1892. Founding member of the French Communist Party.
German chess player, mathematician, & philosopher born in 1868. World Chess Champion for 27 years.
American writer & professor ofÂ biochemistryÂ best known for his sci-fi novels the Foundation series.