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In this episode of The Atlas Obscura Podcast, producer Baudelaire Ceus searches for the resting place of famed author Richard Wright among the graves other cultural icons—Gertrude Stein, Oscar Wilde, Edith Piaf, Sadegh Hedaya, and more—in Paris’s most famed cemetery.

Our podcast is an audio guide to the world’s wondrous, awe-inspiring, strange places. In under 15 minutes, we’ll take you to an incredible site, and along the way you’ll meet some fascinating people and hear their stories. Join us daily, Monday through Thursday, to explore a new wonder with cofounder Dylan Thuras and a neighborhood of Atlas Obscura reporters.

Simon Jones [Atlas Obscura user]