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Capote & In Cold Blood

I was surprised I hadn’t already seen it – I love a good film about writing (Kill your Darlings and Midnight in Paris likewise hold a special place in my heart). 693 more words

Book

Untrue Crime

There are some people you meet who are so prolific you can’t help but be inspired by them. Today’s guest is one of those people. Margot Kinberg is a mystery novelist with an impressive memory-bank of crime fiction. 1,241 more words

Books

Welcome to the Clutter Dollhouse?

Artist Chris Roberts-Antieau created a replica model of Truman Capote’s true-crime book, In Cold Blood, detailing the 1959 farmhouse murder of the Clutter family, at the hands of robbers looking for an alleged safe full of cash in the home.

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Astound-ing

Author of “To Kill a Mockingbird” has ties to western Kansas

GARDEN CITY, Kansas – Fans of the Pulitzer Prize winning “To Kill a Mockingbird” may know that Harper Lee is planning to release an unexpected sequel to the famous story later this year, but you may not know the private author has ties to the Sunflower State. 318 more words

Kansas

Book Challenge 2015 Review: In Cold Blood, by Truman Capote

The book tells the story of the Clutter family, Herb, Bonnie, Nancy and Kenyon and the tragic events ending with their murders on November 15, 1959 by Dick Hickock and Perry Smith, two ex-convicts that had been paroled. 485 more words

Reviews

Book Of Da Week: In Cold Blood

Crime fiction, eh? Except this isn’t fiction, it’s crime non-fiction. We’re not really ones for crime thrillers and all that here at Professional Moron, but Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood is an exceptional exception. 307 more words

Films

“The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.” ― René Descartes

So, I like books. I’m not sure how many I currently own, but trying to get them in some semblance of order on my shelves (alongside my film and music collections) was a task I really didn’t want to undertake. 516 more words