Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Human Experience - 2021-2022: HE Authors

Information on Authors of Your HE Readings

You may also view the information on authors from your HE readings in this presentation: HE Authors 2021-22

Martha Nussbaum

Born: 1947, New York, NY


Biographical Information



Photo by Sally Ryan

Berthold Brecht

Born: 1898, Augsberg, German Empire

Died: 1956, East Berlin, East Germany


Biographical Information



Photo by Jörg Kolbe

Marx and Engels

Karl Marx

Born: 1818, Trier Germany

Died: 1883, London, England

Friedrich Engels

Born: 1820, Barmen, Germany

Died: 1895, London, England


Biographical Information



Photo of Marx by F.K. Wudner

Photo of Engels by George Lester

James Baldwin

Born: 1924,  New York, NY

Died: 1987, Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France


Biographical Information



Photo by Allan Warren

Siddhartha Mukherjee

Born: 1970, New Delhi, India


Biographical Information



Photo by Allison Michael Orenstein

Lulu Miller

Born: 1983, Newton, Massachusetts


Biographical Information

Library Guide: Why Fish Don’t Exist



Photo by John Poole/NPR


Born: 424/423 BC, Athens, Greece

Died: 348/347 BC, Athens, Greece


Biographical Information



Unknown artist

W.E.B. Du Bois

Born: 1868, Great Barrington, Massachusetts

Died: 1963, Accra, Ghana


Biographical Information



Photo by Addison N. Scurlock


Mèng kē


Born: 372 BC, State of Zou, Zhou Kingdom 

(present-day Zoucheng, Shandong)

Died: 289 BC (aged 82–83)


Biographical Information



Illustration by an unknown Chinese artist

Ursula K. LeGuin

Born: 1929, Berkeley, California

Died: 2018, Portland, Oregon


Biographical Information



Photo by Marian Wood Kolisch