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If Authors Ordered At Starbucks

If Authors Ordered At Starbucks

If Authors Ordered At Starbucks
27 October 2014

The queue at your local Starbucks (any of them, there are probably several) will usually consist of the following figures: a harried business worker, iPhone pressed to their head while they thumb through their Blackberry, looking to order a double espresso before their 10am crash. A young creative, whose primary concern isn't the coffee but spot to set about writing their novel and updating their blog. There's always a smattering of mums with screaming infants (pumpkin spiced lattes) and an old couple confused why they "can't just order a coffee". What you won't find is a line of famed literary characters and authors looking for their caffeine top up - which is a shame.

Thankfully, you don't have to carry on wondering if Mary Shelley was more of a cappuccino or mocha drinker any longer. As its name suggests, the Literary Starbucks tumblr account supposes a world in which legendary writers and fictional stars frequent the coffee chain in which many of their works are now read.

Created by two English Literature and a History student (presumably with exams to avoid), the following posts will probably do nothing for you if you don't enjoy the smell of a fresh hardback or skip evenings out for a book in bed.

Check out our favourite picks below, and read the full tumblr over at Literary Starbucks.

[Via: io9]