14 Famous Author Selfies to Celebrate the Year of the Selfie

Yesterday, The Oxford Dictionaries announced that the word of the year is …. selfie. Defined as “a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website,” selfies are now one of the best ways for celebrities to show off their personalities to fans and followers. Here are 14 of our favorite author selfies. posted on

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John Green takes a selfie of Ansel Elgort taking a selfie (meta!) on the set of the film adaptation of “The Fault In Our Stars.”

2.

Mike Tyson poses with Evander Holyfield’s barbecue sauce

3.

Salman Rushdie hangs with Patti Smith

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EL James enjoys a bubble bath

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Sarah Dessen snorgles a puppy

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Veronica Roth, up real close and personal.

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Kami Garcia celebrates a YA festival

9.

Maureen Johnson does something we don’t even want to know about.

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Liz Gilbert rides the rails in the UK

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Neil Gaiman blows actress Neve McIntosh’s mind

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Eleanor Catton kicks back with a furry friend

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Rainbow Rowell gets into book-inspired nail art

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Patrick Ness tries to escape a T-Rex

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