Writers spend their entire lives expressing through language. Its not surprising then that their last words would also be poignant and have lasting effects on society. That was the case when, on his death bed, J.M. Barrie gave up the rights to Peter Pan to a children's hospital and Goethe shared optical phenomenon with his daughter-in-law to record for prosperity. This brilliant roundup of famous authors' last words include these stories and less serious ones, like Aldous Huxley requesting LSD.