They say book lovers never go to bed alone.
We’re guessing that’s definitely the case with the men featured in the popular new Instagram account Hot Dudes Reading. Proving that nothing makes a guy sexier than a big tome, the account features covert photos of New York hotties reading on the subway, along with witty captions assessing their literary proclivities. Though "Hot Dudes Reading" started a week ago and has only 14 posts, it's already gained a whopping 150,000 followers (and counting—several Time Out New York staff members just added it to their feeds).
“We’ve always chatted about constantly falling in love on our subway commutes and organically began sending these pictures to one another,” one of the account’s anonymous creators told The Huffington Post. “Reading is fundamentally hot, and who doesn’t like to fantasize a little bit about the sexy stranger we spot sitting across from us?
Check out some of the best photos of the scholarly sexpots below, and get your fill of handsome gents reading books ranging from Annihilation to Not That Kind of Girl. At the very least, they should give you plenty of material for that next Missed Connections ad.
Good morning, single bachelor. Nothing gives me more hope than a banker without a band. Almost has that dangerous Patrick Bateman vibe, but I can tell he's a nice guy on account of the black loafers and blue socks. He's probably listening to Taylor Swift in those headphones. #blankspace #hotdudesreading