Truman Capote

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Top 10 true crime novels | Denise Mina
Adding an intense layer of meaning to well-known facts, authors including Truman Capote, Kate Summerscale and Gordon Burn raise this genre far above its grubby reputation

Denise Mina

20, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Breakfast at Tiffany’s at 60: the sharp romcom that grows darker with age
Audrey Hepburn’s star-making turn as Holly Golightly remains as luminous as ever in Blake Edwards’ sweetened yet still bittersweet adaptation of Truman Capote’s novel

Guy Lodge

05, Oct, 2021 @2:30 PM

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Priscilla Johnson McMillan obituary
Journalist, author and historian who knew both President John F Kennedy and his alleged assassin Lee Harvey Oswald

Michael Carlson

19, Jul, 2021 @8:54 AM

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‘They were these creative forces’: the friendship between Truman and Tennessee
In a new documentary, the connection between two era-defining writers is examined along with the many things that separated them

David Smith in Washington

18, Jun, 2021 @6:17 AM

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Truman & Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation review – reverently unrevealing
This documentary about two of the deep south’s most celebrated gay writers fails to illuminate their sometimes troubled friendship

Peter Bradshaw

30, Apr, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Jim Parsons and Zachary Quinto: ‘Truman and Tennessee were lightning rods’
The Big Bang Theory and Star Trek actors lend their voices to Capote and Williams in a film about their friendship. They discuss self-loathing, being gay in Hollywood and coping in lockdown

Richard Godwin

22, Apr, 2021 @11:33 AM

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The Capote Tapes review – inside the iconic writer's ice-cold mind
Ebs Burnough’s doc centres on Truman Capote’s unfinished novel but its real intrigue is its subject’s unknowable psyche

Peter Bradshaw

27, Jan, 2021 @11:00 AM

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The Capote Tapes: inside the scandal ignited by Truman's explosive final novel
He partied with high society America but caused outrage when he spilled their secrets. Ebs Burnough talks us through his new film about Answered Prayers – the ‘smart, salacious’ novel Capote never finished

Ryan Gilbey

26, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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'My mother was like a steel fist in a velvet glove': the real Audrey Hepburn
Her delicate beauty and starring roles made her seem fragile. But having endured an unloving mother and a perilous childhood under Nazi occupation, such an impression belied Hepburn’s remarkable strength, compassion and resolve

Cath Clarke

19, Nov, 2020 @1:00 PM

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A Saint from Texas by Edmund White review – a delicious, salacious romp
Edmund White’s tale of twin sisters fleeing 50s Texas, one to a convent, the other to a glitzy life in Paris, is full of Proustian insight

Benjamin Evans

10, Aug, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Manuscript shows how Truman Capote renamed his heroine Holly Golightly
Until the final typescript of Breakfast at Tiffany’s, which is set to be auctioned, the author had planned to call her Connie Gustafson

Alison Flood

24, Jul, 2020 @12:50 PM

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Shelf isolation: stylish reads to keep your spirits up
From the escapism of F Scott Fitzgerald to the story of the woman who edited Vogue in the Blitz, the Guardian fashion team suggest style-focused books to distract and inspire

Jess Cartner-Morley, Hannah Marriott, Priya Elan, Lauren Cochrane,Leah Harper and Peter Bevan

30, Mar, 2020 @1:58 PM

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