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The best written novella ever?

Norman Mailer is quoted as saying that he wouldn’t change two words of Truman Capote’s “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”. I won’t even attemp to try to review it except to say that it’s the best short thing I’ve read in a long, long time. 183 more words


El café de las voces: 20 de julio

En el tercer encuentro del Café de las voces contamos con la presencia de David Vicente,  escritor, guionista y colaborador en números medios de comunicación quien nos introdujo en la construcción de personajes sólidos,  capaces de  generar luces y sombras. 292 more words

Fundación Manantial

Writers and their cocktails

Photo: Esquire.com

As suggested by my last couple of posts, I’ve been reading a lot of F. Scott Fitzgerald. This, naturally, got me thinking about authors and alcohol. 767 more words


Book Quote of the Week

“Anyone who ever gave you confidence, you owe them a lot.”

– Truman Capote, breakfast at tiffany’s

Book Quote Of The Week

The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town (Grisham)

I was working backstage at a theatre and had a long break near the end of the show. For some reason, probably because I’d heard of it and it had been on my shelf for a while, I started reading  105 more words


The Girls - Emma Cline

One of the books that is, without question, being most talked about this summer is Emma Cline’s debut novel The Girls. It is one of those books that seems to be everywhere and everyone is raving about, in fact they were before it came out which I have to admit put me off reading the proof. 1,543 more words


Nelle and Tru (For Harper Lee)

“I hate going outside, I absolutely hate it, hate it, hate it,” said Nelle to the sad-looking boy standing at the porch door.
“You’ve gotta come, ya just gotta,” said the boy. 783 more words