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A Good Yarn

Oh, hai.

I hope your day has been going well.

Mom’s been working most of the day, so little c™ and I took to entertaining ourselves. 165 more words

To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird has been and always will be an American classic. Almost everyone who has had an American education has read the timeless tale of tomboyish Scout, her brother Jem, her friend Dill, and her lawyer father Atticus Finch, the man who defended Boo Radley in a rape trial against a lying white woman. 120 more words


Character Profile: Harper Lee

Birth: April 28, 1926

Notable works: To Kill a Mockingbird

Harper Lee grew up in Monroeville, Alabama where she lived next door to Truman Capote, who would become her lifelong friend. 183 more words

Character Profiles

Feedback from a Viewer: dangerous people are the ones we need to understand

Note from Amy: This message was sent to me via Facebook where it languished in my “other” folder for quite some time. Still, it was gratifying to find, so I thought I’d share. 143 more words

Brent Brents

You can love somebody without it being like that. You keep them a stranger, a stranger who’s a friend.

(Truman Capote, Breakfast at Tiffany’s)


Resenha: Bonequinha de Luxo - Truman Capote

O Capote sempre me fascinou, mas eu nunca tinha lido nada dele. Ouvia falar de sua amizade com a Harper Lee que escreveu O Sol é Para Todos, e de como ele expandiu os limites da literatura com seu jornalismo literário, mas achava que ele era uma espécie de monstro sagrado que não podia ser tocado, assim como Joyce, ou Nabokov. 737 more words