There is no great genius without a mixture of madness. ~Aristotle
Some of the best writers – literary geniuses, even – have more than their fair share of mischief and periods of madness. While some were able to get off with nary a scratch (figuratively and literally speaking) – thanks to either their criminal lawyer or their specific circumstances, others have had to serve time in jail.
Here are some of the most popular writers who have been imprisoned. You might be surprised – or not. [Read more…]