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The Mean Reds...Fighting Depression

I’ve loved this expression ever since reading it in Truman Capote’s classic, Breakfast At Tiffany’s…what he called his version of having the blues.

In the book, Holly Golightly, our famous heroine, goes to Tiffany to chase those blues away. 381 more words

Humor

Movie Review: "Breakfast At Tiffany's" (1961)

I have a confession to make. Until this afternoon I had never seen more than random snippets of Breakfast At Tiffany’s — but I have just watched the last hour and a half of it on the Turner channel. 500 more words

Author G. A. De Forest

Novel Review: "The Grass Harp" by Truman Capote (Capote Readathon)

Rate: 5 stars

Review Title: Life lessons

Kirsty from The Literary Sisters had posted a series of reviews of Truman Capote’s work. I was intrigued since I had not read any of his work yet. 506 more words

Literary

Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote (Part of the Capote Readathon)

Like most people, I think, I saw the film version of Breakfast at Tiffany’s before I read the book. The film itself is so famous, so remembered for the iconic images of Audrey Hepburn with her pearls, and her sunglasses, and her cigarette in its holder, that I think sometimes the details of the story are overlooked. 606 more words

Reviews

“…for he is his own enemy and is kept from truly enjoying his achievements.” –Truman Capote, In Cold Blood

Quotes

Truman Capote le flamboyant

« J’étais si différent des autres, j’imagine que c’est pour ça que j’ai commencé à écrire. Au moins, sur le papier, je pouvais dire ce que je pensais ». 910 more words

Irene Verlaque

In Cold Blood - A Review

Capote’s Sweet Voice Detailing A Not So Sweet Event

Typically a strict fiction reader, I steer clear from mystery and crime books, they are not my cup of tea. 501 more words

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