Carlotta Walls LaNier

Youngest of the Little Rock Nine, civil rights advocate, National Women's Hall of Fame inductee


Award-winning recording artist, disability rights activist, and founder of RAMPD

Emily Ladau

Disability rights activist, writer, and speaker

Jen Lancaster

New York Times-bestselling memoirist and author of The Tao of Martha

William Landay

Bestselling author of Defending Jacob, former district attorney

Ariel Lawhon

Critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of historical fiction

Charlie LeDuff

American journalist, media personality, and author of Detroit: An American Autopsy

Chang-rae Lee

New York Times-bestselling author of The Surrendered and Native Speaker

Paco de Leon

Personal finance expert and author of Finance for the People

Jill Leovy

Author of the New York Times-bestselling book, Ghettoside

Ariel Levy

Author of the New York Times-bestselling memoir The Rules Do Not Apply

Huey Lewis

Songwriter, actor, and lead singer for Huey Lewis and the News

Jason De León

Anthropologist, professor, and author of The Land of Open Graves and Soldiers and Kings

Kelly Link

MacArthur “Genius Grant” fellow, writer of celebrated short stories and The Book of Love

E. Lockhart

New York Times-bestselling author of We Were Liars and inventor of DC Comics superhero Whistle

Fredrik Logevall

Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Embers of War and Vietnam War historian

Bjørn Lomborg

President of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, political scientist, and author of Cool It

Steve Lopez

Author of The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music

Roger Lowenstein

Financial journalist and bestselling author of The End of Wall Street

Amanda Lucidon

Obama White House photographer, award-winning filmmaker, and New York Times-bestselling author

Mike Lupica

Prominent sportswriter and New York Times bestselling novelist of Travel Team and Heat

Jayson Lusk

Food and agricultural economist, author of The Food Police