Truman Capote

(born Truman Streckfus Persons) American author, screenwriter, playwright, actor, many of whose short stories, novels, plays, and nonfiction are recognized literary classics, including the novella "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (1958) and the true crime novel "In Cold Blood" (1966), which he labeled a "nonfiction novel." At least 20 films and television dramas have been produced of Capote novels, stories, and plays.

About Books

Also about
Literature, Writing

No one will ever know what "In Cold Blood" took out of me. It scraped me right down to the marrow of my bones. It nearly killed me. I think, in a way, it did kill me.