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Full Cast Announced for Breakfast at Tiffany's

The casting for the new production of Truman Capote’s classic masterpiece has been announced for the 2016 UK tour and West End limited season. 

Starring alongside Pixie Lott as Holly, the cast will also include Matt Barber (Downton Abbey) as Fred, Victor McGuire (Trollied) will play Joe Bell. 363 more words

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Cephalopod Coffeehouse January 2016--THE SWANS OF FIFTH AVENUE--A Review


Hi there! Welcome one and all to the Cephalopod Coffeehouse, a cozy gathering of book lovers, meeting to discuss their thoughts regarding the tomes they enjoyed most over the previous month. 1,148 more words

Reviews

TRUMAN CAPOTE: IN COLD BLOOD

Of himself Capote once said:

“I am a homosexual. I am a drug addict. I am a genius.”

It’s tempting to add to that list ‘I am a spectacularly good self-publicist’ because he certainly was!

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ON WRITING

Book Review: Breakfast At Tiffany's

She was, I decided, a “crude exhibitionist,” “a time waster,” “an utter fake”: someone never to be spoken to again.

Okay, so I may have promised a review of Lord of the Flies…but I’ve not yet got past page fifteen. 643 more words

Book Review

RICHARD AVEDON

Richard Avedon
1960

Before The Jinx, Serial and Making A Murderer there was Truman Capote. Richard Avedon shot this portrait of Dick Hickock, who in 1959 and fresh out of jail together with his accomplice, committed the murders of 4 that eventually ended in Capote’s masterwork the award-winning non-fiction book ‘In Cold Blood’.

BAD YOU

In Cold Blood

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote has always been one of my favorite books, possibly my absolute favorite. It is the true story of Perry Smith and Dick Hickock and the events surrounding their murder of the Clutter family, in Holcomb, Kansas.   305 more words

Book Review: The Swans of Fifth Avenue

The Swans of Fifth Avenue
By Melanie Benjamin

My Edition:
ARC e-book, 368 pages (hardcover)
2016, Random House
ISBN: 9780345528698 332 more words
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