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9 Times Truman Capote Inspired Me to Reach for the 'Inner Music that Words Make'

This week marks the 30th anniversary of Truman Capote’s death. He was just 59, but the decades of drinking and drugging made him look much older and pathetic when you’d see him on The Johnny Carson Show, silly and chatting away in that nasal, high-pitched voice. 603 more words


Judge orders release of "In Cold Blood" documents

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas judge has ordered the state to release more documents to people fighting to write a book about the 1959 “In Cold Blood” murders. 95 more words


Capote in Kansa by Kim Powers and an Interview with the Author

Capote in Kansas by Kim Powers takes a lot of chances. Recreating the lives of not one but two well known and well respected American writers and dealing with subject matter that has not only been covered by others, but covered very well. 5,173 more words

Book Review

Throwback Thursday: Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote

Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote

Narrator: Michael C. Hall

Length: 2 hours 52 minutes


I read this story for the first time just after I saw the movie for the first time.   459 more words

Lynn's Reviews

Book Quote of the Day

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

“The village of Holcomb stands on the high wheat plains of western Kansas, a lonesome area that other Kansans call ‘out there.’” 99 more words

Catch Of The Day

Breakfast at Tiffany's

Teaser Tuesday!

He’d look like a monk if it weren’t for the gold teeth; he says that he prays for me every night. Of course he was never my lover. 104 more words

In Cold Blood

Truman Capote’s book is a modern classic. It is about a brutal murder of 4 people that happened in the night of 15 November, 1959. Capote first published In Cold Blood in 1965 after having talked to all the people who were involved in the terrible story. 443 more words