Daily Rituals
Francis Bacon worked best hungover.

If you think your work habits are weird (OK, so you can’t get going without a strawberry kombucha or four), we implore you to pick up an adorable new book that proves the world’s greatest thinkers were (and are) just as peculiar.

Daily Rituals: How Artists Work profiles the daily grind of some 160 creative geniuses. And while certain themes do emerge--like, sigh, waking up early--the biggest takeaway is how idiosyncratic we all are.

Want to know which brilliant artist you’re most like and why? Check out the list below to find your creative-genius match.

If you work best.......... Then you’re like

In bed................................. Voltaire, Proust, Truman Capote

In the shower...................... Woody Allen

In warmer months.............. Beethoven

In an anonymous motel...... Maya Angelou

In secret............................. Jane Austen

After a run......................... Haruki Murakami

After sex............................ John Cheever

When looking at cows........ Gertrude Stein

Chained to your desk......... Tom Stoppard

In earmuffs/a blindfold..... Jonathan Franzen

With a hangover................ Francis Bacon

While ironing.................... George Balanchine

Naked at your desk............ Benjamin Franklin

Naked in front of the fridge.. Thomas Wolfe

After checking Facebook..... Anne Rice

At Bob’s Big Boy................. David Lynch

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