Past Presenters

2022

ASCHER, BARBARA LAZEAR

BERG, A. SCOTT

BROOKS, ARTHUR C.

BROWN, JEFFREY

DOERR, ANTHONY

DONNER, REBECCA

DOVE, RITA

DYER, GEOFF

FAJARDO-ANSTINE, KALI

FELDMAN, NOAH

FREEMAN, JUDITH

FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME+

GROFF, LAUREN

HUNT, ALBERT R.

KOLBERT, ELIZABETH

KOTKIN, STEPHEN

LEMOINE, SANAE

MAKSIK, ALEXANDER

MALLABY, SEBASTIAN

MBUE, IMBOLO

MCGHEE, HEATHER

MOUNK, YASCHA

OSNOS, EVAN

PESKY, ALAN

PICKHART, KALANI

RHODES, BEN

SCHULZ, KATHRYN

SCHWARTZEL, ERICH

STAVRIDIS, ADMIRAL JAMES

TRETHEWEY, NATASHA

VUONG, OCEAN

WOODRUFF, JUDY

2019

Akhtar, Ayad

Amis, Martin

Appiah, Kwame Anthony

Atkinson, Rick

Brown, Jeffrey

Eggers, Dave

Freeman, Joanne B.

Hiaasen, Carl

Kagan, Robert

Chamber Singers of the Los Angeles
Children’s Chorus (LACC)

Lam, Francis

Landrieu, Mitch

Lee, Min Jin

Leibovich, Mark

Lopez, Barry

Lythcott-Haims, Julie

McDermott, Alice

Miller, Madeline

Mock, Freida Lee

Nuland, Victoria

Nye, Naomi Shihab

Orange, Tommy

Pawel, Miriam

Proctor, Andrew

Rich, Simon

Roberts, Andrew

Ruskovich, Emily

Schwartz, John Burnham

Senna, Danzy

Shapiro, Dani

Skyhorse, Brando

Talbott, Strobe

Verghese, Abraham

Vida, Vendela

Vijay, Madhuri

2017

Addario, Lynsey

Ahamed, Liaquat

Ayad, Akhtar

Barry, Dave

Berg, A. Scott

Bose, Rajesh

Brooks, David

Brown, Jeffrey

Collins, Billy

Crapanzano, Aleksandra

Donohue, Laura K.

Famiglietti, Jay

Groff, Lauren

Hochschild, Adam

Hochschild, Arlie Russell

Johnson, Craig

Klay, Phil

Macdonald, Helen

Malouf, Nadine

Marton, Kati

Mayer, Jane

Mbue, Imbolo

Miller, Dr. BJ

Salzman, Mark

Semple, Maria

Smith, Sally Bedell

Solomon, Andrew

Stone, Brad

Talbott, Strobe

Thomas, Evan

Thomas, Louisa

Toobin, Jeffrey

Verghese, Abraham

Whitehead, Colson

Wink, Callan

2015

Bergen, Peter

Bialosky, Jill

Brown, Jeffrey

Canin, Ethan

Carey, Anne

Cohan, William D.

Conan, Neal

Dalrymple, William

Doerr, Anthony

Edge, John T.

Fink, Sheri

Ford, Richard

Fuller, Alexandra

Gates, Robert M.

Hatcher, Jeffrey

Kaplan, Eduardo

Koenig, Sarah

Macy, Beth

McBride, James

Mengestu, Dinaw

Morrison, Patt

Norris, Mary

Paulson, Henry M.

Paulson, Wendy

Roach, Mary

Salzman, Mark

Schiff, Stacy

Sides, Hampton

Simpson, Mona

Talbott, Strobe

Trethewey, Natasha

Warner, Margaret

Wright, Lawrence

Zabriskie, Philip

2012

Ahamed, Liaquat

Barry, Sebastian

Brokaw, Tom

Fallows, Deborah

Fallows, James

Fallows, James

Fuller, Alexandra

Gitnick, Dr. Gary

Gwynne, S.C.

Harbach, Chad

Hendrickson, Paul

Hill, Christopher

Homans, Jennifer

Isaacson, Walter

Kogan, Deborah

Merwin, W.S.

Salzman, Mark

Sauter, Van Gordon

Shihab Nye, Naomi

Star, Alex

Talbott, Strobe

Vaillant, John

Verghese, Abraham

Waldman, Amy

Wilson, E.O.

Wright, James

Wright, Nye

2010

Ali, Ayaan Hirsi

Beah, Ishmael

Breyer, Justice Stephen

Carr, Greg

Esquith, Rafe

Feguson, Niall

Friedman, Jane

Hobart Shakespeareans, The

Holdengräber, Paul

Horowitz, Alexandra

Iyer, Pico

Kalman, Maira

Karr, Mary

Kennedy, David

Lehane, Dennis

Lithgow, John

Merwin, W.S.

Meyerowitz, Rick

Paulson, Jr., Henry

Phillips, Adam

Phillips, Arthur

Raffin, Deborah

Rosenfeld, Donald

Salzman, Mark

Sauter, Van Gordon

Shea, Ammon

Sternberg, Dr. Esther

Sullivan, KT

Talbott, Strobe

Weber, Jon

2008

Bloom, Amy

Buruma, Ian

Canin, Ethan

Caro, Ina

Caro, Robert

Chessman, Harriet Scott

Cook, Cristina Ceccatelli

Crapanzano, Aleksandra

Donohue, Laura

Egan, Timothy

Geary, James

Gjelten, Tom

Hiaasen, Carl

Hockenberry, John

Holbrooke, Richard

Hotta, Eri

Hunt, Patrick

Kalman, Maira

Kooser, Ted

Lehrer, Jonah

Manguel, Alberto

Marton, Kati

McCourt, Frank

Merwin, W.S.

Packer, George

Raddtz, Martha

Salzman, Mark

Sanders, Terry

Schwartz, John Burnham

Stegner, Page

Stoddard, Brandon

Tharoor, Dr. Shashi

Watters, Ethan

2005

Albom, Mitch

Arvin, Nick

Barry, Dave

Barry, Dave and Ridley Pearson

Bejan, Adrian

Blacker, Coit D.

Brandt, Charles

Brown, Angela with Joseph Joubert

Cahill, Jason

Cahill, Thomas

Caro, Ina

Chabon, Michael

Collins, Billy

Cook, Cristina Ceccatelli

Dumas, Firoozeh

Dutton, Douglas

Fleming, Karl

Gurney, A.R. “Pete”

Hunt, Patrick

Iles, Greg

Joubert, Joseph

Keneally, Thomas

Macaulay, David

MacNeil, Robert

McCourt, Frank

McKinzie, Clinton

Merwin, W.S.

Pearson, Ridley

Rock Bottom Remainders (Mitch Albom, Dave
Barry, Greg Iles, Frank McCourt, Ridley
Pearson, Amy Tan)

Salzman, Mark

Schnabel, Ambassador Rockwell

Schwartz, John Burnham

Stahr, Walter

Stoddard, Brandon

Talese, Nan

Tan, Amy

Waldman, Ayelet

Zelikow, Philip

2003

Albom, Mitch

Armstrong, Kit

Bellows, James

Breytenbach, Breyten

Cahill, Thomas

Carle, Eric

Carle, Eric

Conover, Ted

Conover, Ted

Damasio, Dr. Antonio

Dennys, Louise

Dennys, Louise

Dutcher, Jim and Jamie

Farmer, Paul

Fleming, Anne Taylor

Freeman, Judith

Halberstam, David

Hijuelos, Oscar

Johnston, Bret Anthony

Kerr, Ann

Kidder, Tracy & Paul Farmer

Kittredge, William

Lamott, Anne

Lethem, Jonathan

Lithgow, John

Lord, Sterling

Loya, Joe

Mantle, Larry

Mantle, Larry

McCourt, Frank

Merwin, W.S.

Mosley, Walter

Mroz, John

Murphy, Caryle

O’Connor, Justice Sandra Day

Olds, Sharon

Pearson, Ridley

Salzman, Mark

Salzman, Mark a

Shaffer, Sir Peter

Stoddard, Brandon

Verghese, Abraham

2001

Albom, Mitch

Bezos, Jeff

Buttenwieser, Paul

Campbell, Carolee

Clapp, Nicholas

Damasio, Antonio

Damasio, Antonio

Damasio, Hanna

Fleming, Anne Taylor

Fleming, Karl

Halberstam, David

Hamilton-Merritt, Jane

Hochschild, Adam

Hochschild, Arlie Russell

Kennedy, David

Kennedy, William

Kovach, Bill

Krovatin, Gerald

Lamott, Anne

Levine, Philip

Matthiessen, Peter

McCourt, Ellen

McCourt, Frank

Medina, Kate

Merwin, W.S.

Moynihan, Senator Daniel Patrick

Quindlen, Anna

Salzman, Mark

Salzman, Mark

Salzman, Martha

Samuels, Marlene

Schwartz, John Burnham

Stoddard, Brandon

Styron, Rose

Styron, William

Verghese, Abraham

Wald, Richard

Yu, Jessica

1999

Albom, Mitch

Alvord, Dr. Lori

Bierds, Linda

Borger, Irene

Bray, Rosemary

Buttenwieser, Paul

Clapp, Nicholas

Crapanzano, Vincent

Doyle, Bob

Fleming, Anne Taylor

Freeman, Judith

Harris, Sister Janet

Holbrooke, Ambassador Richard

Karr, Mary

Kaye, John

Kinder, Gary

Koshalek, Richard

Kramer, Jane

Lamott, Anne

Maksik, Jon

Matthiessen, Peter

McCourt, Frank

Merwin, W.S.

Mock, Freida Lee

Peavey, Diane Josephy

Petitclerc, Denne

Russell, George

Salzman, Mark

Salzman, Mark

Schwartz, John Burnham

Smiley, Jane

Stoddard, Brandon

Stone, Robert

Turco, Mary

Wald, Richard

Weschler, Lawrence

Yu, Jessica

1997

Albom, Mitch

Barry, Dave

Bellows, James

Buttenwieser, Paul

Canin, Ethan

Cloud, Stanley

Crapanzano, Aleksandra

Diehl, Digby

Dolan, Mary Anne

Ferris, Timothy

Fleming, Anne Taylor

Freeman, Judith

Hays, Daniel

Hernandez, Tony

King, Stephen

Krasny, Michael

Lamott, Anne

Maksik, Jon

Merwin, W.S.

Mock, Freida Lee

Moore, Lorrie

Morgenstern, Joe

Nye, Naomi Shihab

Olson, Lynne

Salzman, Mark

Schuler, Barbara with Jon Maksik

Schwartz, John Burnham

Simpson, Mona

Spencer, Scott

Stoddard, Brandon

Styron, Rose

Styron, William

Tan, Amy

Welch, James

Welch, Lois

Young, John Sacret

Yu, Jessica

2021

Ackerman, Elliot

Ahamed, Meenakshi

Akhtar, Ayad

Allende, Isabel

Blanco, Richard

Broom, Sarah M.

Brown, Daniel James

Brown, Jeffrey

Carpenter, Lea

Cohan, William D.

Diamond, Larry

Dumas, Firoozeh

Eagleman, David

Feldman, Noah

Fink, Sheri

Ikeda, Tom

Isham, Christopher

Jones, Tayari

Kaplan, Mitchell

Katz, Catherine Grace

Lithgow, John

Lithgow, John

Orlean, Susan

Owens, Delia

Packer, George

Phillips, Julia

Secor, Laura

Sentilles, Sarah

Stavridis, Admiral James

Stewart, Alison

Wallace-Wells, David

Wolff, Tobias

Wright, Lawrence

2018

Auletta, Ken

Berg, A. Scott

Breyer, Dr. Joanna

Breyer, Justice Stephen

Brown, Jeffrey

Coll, Steve

Crouse, Karen

Crump, Catherine

Danticat, Edwidge

Davis, Wade

Donovan, Shaun

Fallows, Deborah

Fallows, James

Friedman, Ann B.

Friedman, Thomas L.

Gang, Jeanne

Gerritsen, Tess

Griswold, Eliza

Hayes, Terrance

Johnson, Adam

Mahajan, Karan

Mekhennet, Souad

Meloy, Maile

Mousavizadeh, Nader

Ondaatje, Michael

Rachlis, Kit

Salzman, Mark

The Improvised Shakespeare Company (ISC)

Shamsie, Kamila

Slovo, Gillian

Spalding, Linda

Stretch, Colin

Tanenhaus, Sam

Urban, Amanda

Winchester, Simon

Yang, Gene Luen

Yu, Jessica

Zakaria, Fareed

2016

Barron, David

Benioff, David

Berns, Gregory

Bingham, Clara

Breyer, Justice Stephen

Brown, Jeffrey

Canin, Ethan

Casey, Susan

Conan, Neal

Corrigan, Maureen

Donnelly, Terry

Donohue, Gabriel

Dumas, Firoozeh

Eagleman, David

Enright, Anne

Freeman, Judith

Gourevitch, Philip

Harrington, Gregory

Haskell, Arlo

Hoffman, David

Kayem, Juliette

Kincaid, Jamaica

Larson, Erik

MacFarquhar, Larissa

Maksik, Alexander

Maraniss, David

Marx, Patricia

McClintock, James B.

McGuane, Thomas

Miliband, David

Myers, Steven Lee

O’Reilly, Ciaran

Robinson, Walter V.

Rushdie, Salman

Sheehan, Ciaran

Stevenson, Bryan

Talbott, Strobe

Tobar, Hector

Verghese, Abraham

Watkins, Claire Vaye

Weiss, D.B.

2014

Barry, Dave

Berg, A. Scott

Breyer, Justice Stephen

Brown, Daniel James

Cahill, Thomas

Hill, Christopher

Doerries, Bryan

Ehrlich, Gretel

Elizondo, Hector

Epstein, David

Geithner, Timothy

Gottschall, Jonathan

Hirsch,Edward

Johnston, Bret Anthony

Lewis, John

Li, Yiyun

MacMillan, Margaret

Maksik, Alexander

Marra, Anthony

O’Byrne, Brian

Pearson, Ridley

Salzman, Mark

Shapiro, James

Shavit, Ari

Sittenfeld, Curtis

Strathairn, David

Talbott, Strobe

Turow, Scott

Verghese, Abraham

Winchester, Simon

Yu, Jessica

2011

Atkinson, Rick

Brandt, Charles

Brooks, David

Brown, Angela

Grossman, David

Hill, Christopher

Maksik, Alexander

Maloney, Suzanne

Marton, Kati

McCann, Colum

McCullough, Rohan

Merwin, W.S.

Mukherjee, Siddhartha

Reilly, Rick

Ryan, Kay

Salzman, Mark

Sauter, Van Gordon

Schwartz, John Burnham

Stockett, Kathryn

Talbott, Strobe

Trillin, Calvin

Wald, Richard C.

Wilkerson, Isabel

2009

Ahamed, Liaquat

Ali, Ayaan Hirsi

Blount Jr., Roy

Canin, Ethan

Duchin, Peter

Dumas, Firoozeh

Friend, Tad

Gordon-Reed, Annette

Gourevitch, Philip

Gregorian, Vartan

Hesser, Amanda

Jordan, Vernon

Kelly, William

Korelitz, Jean Hanff

Le, Nam

Lindsay, Reed

Macaulay, David

MacFarquhar, Larissa

Maren, Micheal

McEwan, Ian

Merwin, W.S.

Mock, Freida Lee

Moloney, Mick

Morgenson, Gretchen

Morris, Jan

Muldoon, Paul

Pearson, Ridley

Shapiro, Dani

Verghese, Abraham

Zabriskie, Philip

2006

Audouard, Antoine

Barron, David

Breyer, Associate Justice Stephen

Breyer, Reverend Chloe

Brookhiser, Richard

Chen, Da

Chen, Da

Chen, Sunny

Collins, Billy

Dunlap, William

Felstiner, John

Felstiner, Mary

Fleming, Anne Taylor

Goodwin, Doris Kearns

Goodwin, Richard

Hessler, Peter

Jamieson, Adrienne

Johnson, Haynes

Kayyem, Juliette

Kidd, Chip

Lamott, Anne

Louisiana Repertory Jazz Ensemble of New
Orleans

Marshall, Tyler

McClatchy, J.D.

McCourt, Frank

Merwin, W.S.

Moore, Susanna

Mousavizadeh, Nader

Norman, Howard

Parker-Bass, Harriet

Pesky, Alan

Plumly, Stanley

Roberts, Cokie

Roberts, Steve

Salzman, Mark

Schwartz, John Burnham

Shapiro, James

Starr, Frederick

Stevens, Mark

Stoddard, Brandon

Swan, Annalyn

Talbott, Strobe

Talese, Gay with

Talese, Nan

West, Adam

Yu, Jessica

2004

Albom, Mitch

Barron, David

Bogas, Roy and Stuart Canin

Campbell, Carolee

Canin, Ethan

Canin, Stuart

Crapanzano, Vincent

Damasio, Antonio

Dumas, Firoozeh

Elizondo, Hector

Fleming, Anne Taylor

Halberstam, David

Hirsch, Edward

Kayyem, Juliette

Kennedy, Donald

Kramer, Jane

Lamott, Anne

Mantle, Larry

Matthiessen, Peter

McCourt, Frank

Merwin, W.S.

Mroz, John

Nafisi, Azar

Power, Samantha

Quindlen, Anna

Salzman, Mark

Sebold, Alice

Smith, Alexander McCall

Smith, Anna Deavere

Talese, Gay

Walker, Diana

Weschler, Lawrence

Yu, Jessica

Zabriskie, Philip

2002

Albom, Mitch

Baitz, Jon Robin

Barry, Dave

Bellows, James

Campbell, Carolee

Canin, Ethan

Damasio, Antonio

Damasio, Hanna

Ehrlich, Gretel

Elizondo, Hector

Freeman, Judith

Halberstam, David

Hamilton, Jane

Hunt, Gary

Ioudenitch, Stanislav

Kapuschinski, Ryszard

Kennedy, William

Kinder, Gary

Lamott, Anne

McCourt, Frank

McCullough, David

Merwin, W.S.

Mock, Freida Lee

Moosa, Ebrahim

Pearson, Ridley

Pinsky, Robert

Sanders, Jessica

Schwartz, John Burnham

Strouse, Jean

Styron, Rose

Styron, William

Talese, Nan

Weschler, Lawrence

Wilkins, Roger

Wright, James

2000

Bellows, James

Campbell, Carolee

Canin, Ethan

Carson, Lillian

Doctorow, E.L.

Drake, Scott

Eggers, Dave

Fleming, Anne Taylor

Fleming, Karl

Freeman, Judith

Halberstam, David

Hamilton-Merritt, Jane

Hochschild, Adam

Kinder, Gary

Kovach, Bill

Kovah, Bill

Lamott, Anne

Matthiessen, Peter

McCourt, Frank

Merwin, W.S.

Mock, Freida Lee

Nye, Naomi Shihab

Phillips, Jayne Anne

Quindlen, Anna

Russell, George

Salzman, Mark

Schwartz, John Burnham

Stoddard, Brandon

Sutton, Joe

Unsworth, Barry

Verghese, Abraham

Verghese, Abraham

Wald, Richard

Weschler, Lawrence

Yu, Jessica;

1998

Albom, Mitch

Appel, Richard

Atwood, Margaret

Bellows, James

Bray, Rosemary

Buttenwieser, Paul

Canin, Ethan

Clapp, Nicholas

Diehl, Digby

Ehrlich, Gretel

Fleming, Anne Taylor

Foley, Dr. Kathleen

Gibson, Graeme

Halberstam, David

Jackson, Phil

Karr, Mary

Kennedy, Danielle

Lamott, Anne

Matthiessen, Peter

McCourt, Frank

Merwin, W.S.

Mock, Freida Lee

Nye, Naomi Shihab

Ondaatje, Michael

Pearson, Ridley

Salzman, Mark

Sanders, Terry

Sauter, Van Gordon

Schwartz, John Burnham

Simpson, Mona

Spalding, Linda

Yu, Jessica

1996

Canin, Ethan

Cloud, Stanley and Lynne Olson

Dolan, Mary Anne

Dorris, Michael

Ehrlich, Gretel

Freeman, Judith

Kinsella, W. P.

Lamott, Anne

Matthiessen, Peter

Merwin, W.S.

Miles, Jack

Schwartz, John Burnham

Shields, Carol

Tan, Amy

1995 (Inaugural Year)

Bellows, James

Canin, Ethan

Clapp, Nicholas

Diehl, Digby

Dolan, Mary Anne

Dreyfuss, Richard

Ehrlich, Gretel

Fleming, Ann Taylor

Fleming, Karl

Halberstam, David

Kinsella, W. P.

Mock, Freida Lee

Pearson, Ridley

Peavey, Diane Josephy

Salzman, Mark

Sauter, Van Gordon

Stoddard, Brandon

Tooley, Reva

Willis, Bruce

Young, John Sacret

Yu, Jessica

Full Alphabetical List

 

Lynsey Addario

Liaquat Ahamed

Ayad Akhtar

Mitch Albom

Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Lori Alvord

Martin Amis

Richard Appel

Kwame Anthony Appiah

Kit Armstrong

Nick Arvin

Rick Atkinson

Margaret Atwood

Antoine Audouard

Ken Auletta

Andrew Aydin

Jon Robin Baitz

David Barron

Dave Barry

Sebastian Barry

Ishmael Beah

Adrian Bejan

James Bellows

David Benioff

A. Scott Berg

Peter Bergen

Gregory Berns

Jeffrey Bezos

Jill Bialosky

Linda Bierds

Clara Bingham

Coit D. Blacker

Amy Bloom

Roy Blount, Jr.

Roy Bogas

Irene Borger

Rajesh Bose

Charles Brandt

Rosemary Bray

Chloe Breyer

Dr. Joanna Breyer

Justice Stephen Breyer

Breyten Breytenbach

Tom Brokaw

Richard Brookhiser

David Brooks

Angela M. Brown

Daniel James Brown

Jeffrey Brown

Kathleen Brown

Ian Buruma

Paul Buttenwieser

Jason Cahill

Thomas Cahill

Carolee Campbell

Barbara Schuler Canin

Ethan Canin

Stuart Canin

Anne Carey

Eric Carle

Ina Caro

Robert A. Caro

Greg Carr

Lillian Carson

Pablo Cartaya

Susan Casey

Michael Chabon

Russell Chatham

Da Chen

Sunny Chen

Harriet Scott Chessman

Nicholas Clapp

Erica Clark

Stanley Cloud

William D. Cohan

Steve Coll

Billy Collins

Neal Conan

Ted Conover

Cristina Ceccatelli Cook

Deborah Copaken

Maureen Corrigan

Aleksandra Crapanzano

Vincent Crapanzano

Karen Crouse

Catherine Crump

William Dalrymple

Antonio Damasio

Hanna Damasio

Edwidge Danticat

Wade Davis

Louise Dennys

Digby Diehl

E. L. Doctorow

Anthony Doerr

Bryan Doerries

Mary Anne Dolan

Gabriel Donohue

Laura K. Donohue

Shaun Donovan

Terry Donnelly

Michael Dorris

Bob Doyle

Richard Dreyfuss

Peter Duchin

Firoozeh Dumas

William Dunlap

Jamie Dutcher

Jim Dutcher

Douglas Dutton

David Eagleman

John T. Edge

Timothy Egan

Dave Eggers

Gretel Ehrlich

Hector Elizondo

Anne Enright

David Epstein

Rafe Esquith

Deborah Fallows

James Fallows

Jay Famiglietti

Paul Farmer

John Felstiner

Mary Felstiner

Niall Ferguson

Timothy Ferris

Sheri Fink

Anne Taylor Fleming

Karl Fleming

Kathleen Foley

Richard Ford

Joanne B. Freeman

Judith Freeman

Ann B. Friedman

Jane Friedman

Thomas L. Friedman

Tad Friend

Alexandra Fuller

Jeanne Gang

Gerald Gardner

Robert M. Gates

James Geary

Timothy Geithner

Tess Gerritsen

Graeme Gibson

Dr. Gary Gitnick

Tom Gjelten

Doris Kearns Goodwin

Richard Goodwin

Annette Gordon-Reed

Jonathan Gottschall

Philip Gourevitch

Vartan Gregorian

Eliza Griswold

Lauren Groff

David Grossman

A. R. “Pete” Gurney

S. C. “Sam” Gwynne

David Halberstam

Jane Hamilton

Jane Hamilton-Merritt

Chad Harbach

Gregory Harrington

Sister Janet Harris

Arlo Haskell

Jeffrey Hatcher

Terrance Hayes

Daniel Hays

Paul Hendrickson

Tony Hernandez

Greg Hess

Amanda Hesser

Peter Hessler

Carl Hiaasen

Oscar Hijuelos

Amb. Christopher Hill

Edward Hirsch

Adam Hochschild

Arlie Russell Hochschild

John Hockenberry

David E. Hoffman

Amb. Richard C. Holbrooke

Jennifer Homans

Alexandra Horowitz

Eri Hotta

Gary Hunt

Patrick Hunt

Greg Iles

The Improvised Shakespeare Company

Stanislav Ioudenitch

Maxine Isaacs

Walter Isaacson

Pico Iyer

Phil Jackson

Adrienne Jamieson

Adam Johnson

Craig Johnson

Haynes Johnson

Bret Anthony Johnston

Vernon Jordan, Jr.

Robert Kagan

Maira Kalman

Eduardo Kaplan

Ryszard Kapuscinski

Mary Karr

John Kaye

Juliette N. Kayyem

William Kelly

Thomas Keneally

Danielle Kennedy

David M. Kennedy

Donald Kennedy

William Kennedy

Ann Kerr

Chip Kidd

Tracy Kidder

Jamaica Kincaid

Gary Kinder

Stephen King

W. P. Kinsella

William Kittredge

Phil Klay

Sarah Koenig

Ted Kooser

Jean Hanff Korelitz

Richard Koshalek

Bill Kovach

Jane Kramer

Michael Krasny

Gerald Krovatin

 

 

Francis Lam

Anne Lamott

Mitch Landrieu

Erik Larson

Nam Le

Min Jin Lee

Dennis Lehane

Jonah Lehrer

Mark Leibovich

Jonathan Lethem

Philip Levine

Congressman John Lewis

Yiyun Li

Reed Lindsay

John Lithgow

Barry Lopez

Sterling Lord

Los Angeles Children’s Chorus – Chamber Singers

Joe Loya

Julie Lythcott-Haims

David Macaulay

Helen Macdonald

Larissa MacFarquhar

Margaret MacMillan

Robert MacNeil

Beth Macy

Karan Mahajan

Alexander Maksik

Jon Maksik

Suzanne Maloney

Nadine Malouf

Alberto Manguel

Larry Mantle

David Maraniss

Michael Maren

Anthony Marra

Tyler Marshall

Kati Marton

Patricia Marx

Peter Matthiessen

Jane Mayer

Imbolo Mbue

James McBride

Colum McCann

J. D. McClatchy

James B. McClintock

Ellen Frey McCourt

Frank McCourt

David McCullough

Rohan McCullough

Alice McDermott

Ian McEwan

Thomas McGuane

Clinton McKinzie

Kate Medina

Souad Mekhennet

Maile Meloy

Dinaw Mengestu

W. S. Merwin

Rick Meyerowitz

John “Jack” Miles

David Miliband

BJ Miller

Madeline Miller

Freida Lee Mock

Mick Moloney

Lorrie Moore

Susanna Moore

Ebrahim Moosa

Gretchen Morgenson

Joe Morgenstern

Jan Morris

Patt Morrison

Walter Mosley

Nader Mousavizadeh

Daniel Patrick Moynihan

John Mroz

Siddhartha Mukherjee

Paul Muldoon

Caryle Murphy

Steven Lee Myers

Azar Nafisi

Howard Norman

Mary Norris

Victoria Nuland

Naomi Shihab Nye

Brían F. O’Byrne

Justice
Sandra Day O’Connor

Ciarán O’Reilly

Sharon Olds

Lynne Olson

Michael Ondaatje

Tommy Orange

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