Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Clarice Lispector

James Baldwin

Gore Vidal

Will Self

Charles Bukowski

Notes of a Dirty Old Facetoucher

Robinson Jeffers

Frank O'Hara

Vladamir Mayakovsky

Günter Grass

Thomas Bernhard

Salman Rushdie

Rabindranath Tagore

Beard and hand

Andre Breton

Affected, to be sure

Joyce Mansour

Anna Akhmatova

More face and neck, sure, but still...

Aleksandar Hemon

Sasha thinks deep.

Jorge Luis Borges

Thanks to Carla for finding this one. Not easy.

Toni Morrison

Another double!

John Ajvide Lindqvist

Let the right hand in

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Paul Muldoon

A serious pose from the often humorous poet

Valzhyna Mort

Facetoucher, I

Joyelle McSweeney

Everyone's favorite poet in happy, familiar pose

Javier Marías

Your Hand to Face Tommorow

James Joyce

Portrait of the artist with hand to face

Seamus Heaney

Famous Seamus in famous pose

Kurt Vonnegut

God bless you, Mr. face toucher

Ngugi wa Thiong'o

The double!

Ryu Murakami

Another Murakami, another hand to face

Elizabeth Bishop

Effective poetry. Affected pose.

Muriel Rukeyser

Classy... framed

Michel Houellebecq

His books are as shocking as his pose is common

Shirley Jackson

Almost, but it’s hard to tell

Amy Hempel

Almost a double

Margaret Atwood

Thanks, Carla

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Medbh McGuckain

Incredible poet; common pose.

Gabriel García Márquez

Et tu, Gabbo?

Reginald Gibbons

W. B. Yeats

As composed as his verse.

Monday, March 15, 2010

G. Cabrera Infante

My hero in classic writer pose.

Adolfo Bioy Casares

The great, overlooked (in this country) writer adopts the pose.