No-Shave-November: 10 Authors With Legendary Facial Hair

No-Shave-November: 10 Authors With Legendary Facial Hair

Book Culture

As we’re now midway through No-Shave-November, and more people around the world are probably taking advantage of this momentous month than usual due to worldwide work-from-home circumstances, I’m sure you’re itching to see some authors with the most legendary facial hair.  I know what you’re wondering…. Does a correlation exist between beard length and literary strength? Is a connection to be found between the most memorable manuscripts and the mustachioed men who penned them? This list says it all:

Happy Birthday Leo Tolstoy, Author of ‘War And Peace’!

Happy Birthday Leo Tolstoy, Author of ‘War And Peace’!

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Happy birthday to one of the most acclaimed classic writers of the world: Leo Tolstoy. The Russian writer wrote numerous novels that have become literary mainstays, such as Anna Karenina, The Death of Ivan Ilyich, and War And Peace. Surely you’ve heard of at least one of them, although you may not have actually read them.     Tolstoy was born in Tula Province, Russia in 1828. In the 1860s, he wrote his most famous novel, which we’ve already mentioned: War And Peace. Initially published serially, later collected into a single volume, spanning the period of 1805 to 1820. Since its publication, it has been regarded …