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Truman Capote

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  • The Daisey/Capote connection and a mediation on invented dialogue

     
    Just the other day, Jack Shafer at Reuters wrote of Dismantling the Capote myth, in which he cited "a new book by Ralph L. Voss, "Truman Capote and the Legacy of In Cold Blood," that illustrates "Capote’s shocking faithlessness to......
  • “American Masters” spotlights Harper Lee and Margaret Mitchell tonight on PBS

     
    In a win-win for book and film lovers alike, tonight PBS’ acclaimed biography series American Masters will present back-to-back profiles of Gone With the Wind scribe Margaret Mitchell and To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee that present facts,...
  • Pithy posters for writers

     
    Quotes by authors are brought to life in a witty poster series by artist Evan Robertson, currently for sale on Etsy....
  • 88 books that shaped America, at the Library of Congress

     
    The Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
  • Charlie Chaplin's granddaughters light up 'The Artist' screening

     
    Charlie Chaplin granddaughters Carmen and Dolores helped Harvey Weinstein host a special screening of awards hopeful "The Artist" in Beverly Hills, with attending cast Penelope Ann Miller, James Cromwell and Missi Pyle....
  • 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' at 50: Cool star, wet cat, hissing author

     
    "Breakfast at Tiffany's" premiered Oct. 5, 1961, at New York's Radio City Music Hall. Half a century later, it conjures images among its fans of Audrey Hepburn with an updo and a cigarette holder, George Peppard in a skinny tie......
  • Anthropologie's $2,175 book set -- and how to get it for $250

     
    You could spend $2,175 on an Anthropologie set of six used books and a small wooden shelf. Or you could create it yourself for one-tenth the cost....
  • Herzog: I'm pretty sure Jesus wouldn't favor capital punishment

     
    Werner Herzog's new film "Into the Abyss" explores the morality of capital punishment....
  • Theater actress among those arrested Thursday at Occupy LA

     
    On Thursday, police in downtown L.A. swooped in to arrest dozens of protesters from the Occupy L.A. movement. Among those seized and hauled off to jail was Nancy Linehan Charles, a veteran theater actress and a leading member of L.A.'s Salty Shakespeare...
  • Our 12 favorite non-book literary oddities on EBay

     
    Inspired by Salinger's toilet -- which was listed for sale on EBay for $1 million -- Jacket Copy decided to see what other literary-ish items are currently for sale on the site. What we discovered? The doozy dozen. The first......
  • Summer reading: Carolyn Kellogg on Norman Mailer

     
    Although the phrase "beach reads" evokes fluffy page turners, we had conversations around the office this spring that led us to think that people might have used the summer break-from-routine to sink into books that were meaningful, or lasting. What......
  • In far colder blood

     
    From the Hartford Courant: (Steven) Hayes was convicted Oct. 5 of breaking into the Petit home, beating (father William) Petit and tying up and torturing the family as Hayes and another man ransacked the home for cash and valuables. Testimony......