If You Love Books, Then You’re Going To Adore These Awesome Tattoos.


Just like great literature, tattoos last forever. So, it’s only natural that many ink-enthusiasts gravitate to their favorite authors when considering what they’d like to brand their body with for the rest of their life.

Even for the less-avid readers out there, all the best books tend find a way into our lives and make an impact at exactly the moment we need them the most. From childhood heroes to adulthood epiphanies, you probably know that incredible feeling of connecting to the words on a page. Take a look at how these literary lovers paid homage to their favorite works of fiction.



1.) Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

1.) <em>Harry Potter</em> series by J.K. Rowling

2.) Portrait of Edgar Allan Poe


3.) Hamlet by William Shakespeare

3.) <em>Hamlet</em> by William Shakespeare

4.) A Series Of Unfortunate Events by Daniel Handler

4.) <em>A Series Of Unfortunate Events</em> by Daniel Handler

5.) “Invention” from Where The Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein

5.) "Invention" from <em>Where The Sidewalk Ends</em> by Shel Silverstein

6.) Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

6.) <em>Alice in Wonderland</em> by Lewis Carroll

7.) The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner

7.) <em>The Boxcar Children</em> by Gertrude Chandler Warner

8.) Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare

8.) <em>Twelfth Night</em> by William Shakespeare

9.) From the original artwork for The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

9.) From the original artwork for <em>The Sun Also Rises</em> by Ernest Hemingway

10.) Portrait of John Steinbeck


11.) “40″ from 50 Poems by E.E. Cummings

11.) "40" from <em>50 Poems</em> by E.E. Cummings

12.) From “Lady Lazarus” in Ariel by Sylvia Plath

12.) From "Lady Lazarus" in <em>Ariel</em> by Sylvia Plath

13.) Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

13.) <em>Still I Rise</em> by Maya Angelou

14.) Persuasion by Jane Austen

14.) <em>Persuasion</em> by Jane Austen

15.) From a letter sent by Charles Bukowski



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