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Classic Male Authors On Their Best Hair Day

1. Mark Twain



Look at that. Look at those curly locks. Sure, his later white hair was iconic, but aside from that moustache, dude was looking good back in the day.

2. Nathaniel Hawthorne




Nathaniel Hawthorne never had a good hair day. Look up photos.


3. J.D. Salinger




Salinger's hair was slicked back 200% of the time. This is his most Rat Pack-like photo, though, and those guys were a pretty hip bunch.


4. Wilkie Collins



A lot of Wilkie Collins's photos have him looking like you just suggested bowling as a fun afternoon activity. Wilkie never had a lot of hair up top, but he did have one important thing:




5. John Steinbeck 



Steinbeck has the worst hair of any of these guys, including Hawthorne. He poofs it up on top for his entire life like some girl at prom told him it looked good that way and he never looked back. She was lying, John. She just wanted to get out of the conversation.

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