Lena Dunham’s whopping $3.5 million book deal has sparked a debate about whether a collection of essays by the actress, writer, and director is worth such a high sum.

The “Girls” creator, who will pen “Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s Learned” for Random House, is one of several celebs that have signed astoundingly high book deals.

From former presidents to rock stars, here are ten public figures that have scored lucrative publishing deals.