God Gives With Both Hands

Sometimes people are smart and pretty.
It happens.
Simon van Meervenne reads Jonathan Safran Foer’s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.
Photography by Lorenzo de Paris

Simon van Meervenne reads Jonathan Safran Foer’s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.

Photography by Lorenzo de Paris

Frida Gustavsson reads Aldous Huxley’s Crome Yellow backstage at Nina Ricci.

Frida Gustavsson reads Aldous Huxley’s Crome Yellow backstage at Nina Ricci.

Kinga Rajzák reads Saul Newman’s From Bakunin to Lacan: Anti-Authoritarianism and the Dislocation of Power backstage at Versace.

Kinga Rajzák reads Saul Newman’s From Bakunin to Lacan: Anti-Authoritarianism and the Dislocation of Power backstage at Versace.

Sam Way reads Homer’s The Odyssey backstage at Dolce & Gabbana.

Sam Way reads Homer’s The Odyssey backstage at Dolce & Gabbana.

Niclas Gillis represented Sweden at a European Union youth conference while in high school.

Niclas Gillis represented Sweden at a European Union youth conference while in high school.

The actress Hedy Lamarr was also a rocket scientist who co-invented spread spectrum communications and frequency hopping, both prerequisites for modern-day wireless technology.

The actress Hedy Lamarr was also a rocket scientist who co-invented spread spectrum communications and frequency hopping, both prerequisites for modern-day wireless technology.

Sometimes RJ King corrects my grammar.
Photography by Bruno Staub for Vogue Hommes Japan, Fall 2011

Sometimes RJ King corrects my grammar.

Photography by Bruno Staub for Vogue Hommes Japan, Fall 2011

Marcel Castenmiller reads Keith Waterhouse’s Billy Liar backstage.

Marcel Castenmiller reads Keith Waterhouse’s Billy Liar backstage.

Johnny George is currently pursuing a law degree at University College London.
Photography by Bruno Staub for Hero

Johnny George is currently pursuing a law degree at University College London.

Photography by Bruno Staub for Hero

"I’d rather be a scholar than a model." —Lowell Tautchin
Photography by Alasdair McLellan for Arena Homme+

"I’d rather be a scholar than a model." —Lowell Tautchin

Photography by Alasdair McLellan for Arena Homme+