We’re stuck at our desks but dreaming of the beach, so naturally we were delighted to find this Flavorwire post featuring literary greats in their bathing suits!

Can you guess who this bathing beauty is?

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via Matt Bucher/Flickr

That’s glamorous Sylvia Plath!

 

Or this fine specimen of writerly manhood?

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via The Gonzo Chimera

It’s Hunter S. Thompson! (That six-pack says he hadn’t started The Rum Diary yet.)

Some literary greats sported a more “writerly” physique, like this gentleman:

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via the JFK museum

Of course, that’s Papa Hemingway himself!

Visit the Flavorwire post for more sand and suits on display, and rest assured that being a literary genius is no day at the beach!