Truman Capote

Books
4:47 pm
Mon June 23, 2008

Portraits and Observations: The Essays of Truman Capote

Portraits and Observations: The Essays of Truman Capote

Many of these pieces are ironic, somewhat scornful, but many are not. Capote has sympathetic words for Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor, and absolute encomia for Isak Dinesen and Capote's favorite American author, Willa Cather.

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Don Noble
10:14 am
Mon March 7, 2005

Too Brief a Treat

This collection of letters from Truman Capote shows another side of the Alabama native who achieved national acclaim through his short stories and novels. A more personal look at Capote's "raw material" including rare literary criticisms as well as notes from his extensive travels.

Too Brief a Treat

A letter from a friend is a treat. If the letter is short, it is ?too brief a treat.?

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