Tag Archives: Truman Capote

Harper Lee (1926 – 2016)

There will be many obituaries and tributes to Harper Lee, but I would be remiss if I let her passing go without a tribute of my own.  Author of To Kill a Mockingbird (1960), Lee was considered to have defined … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday: In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

Something a bit different today for Mystery Monday:  a fictionalization of a true crime drama that details accurately (although there has been some controversy about that) the events leading up to the cold-blooded murder of the Clutter family, father, mother, … Continue reading

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Potpourri 22

Lots of things happening this week.  I’ve finished reading In Cold Blood by Truman Capote which was absolutely a-m-a-z-i-n-g!  I’ll have a review sometime next week. I’m reading The Memory Weaver by Jane Kirkpatrick for a blog tour for Revell Books … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesdays: In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: • Grab your current read • Open to a random page • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page • BE … Continue reading

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Capote (2005), a movie review

I was tempted to call this a “classic” movie review but couldn’t decide.  Maybe it isn’t yet, but it probably will be in the not-too-distant future.  This movie about the fame of Truman Capote that came out the publication of … Continue reading

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Potpourri 21

I’m thinking it will soon be time to take a bit of a break.  Renovations in my house are almost at an end; they are, however, taking a toll on my time and energy.  It’s time to enjoy what’s left … Continue reading

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Scout, Atticus and Boo by Mary McDonagh Murphy

This is a book of interviews conducted across the spectrum of race, gender, geographical location, occupation, and age, with people who have one thing in common — To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee meant something profound to them personally, … Continue reading

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