I wanted to see if a dictation program would be helpful when writing, so, I tested one out by narrating the first paragraph of Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s. I… Read more Robot Brain Breakfast at Tiffany’s →
Don’t worry. It’s not contagious. I am increasingly persnickety; about the state of the world, modern discourse, and, hell’s bells, my favorite bakery is closed for renovation. Translation, I’m in… Read more Oh, my! I feel—yes, definitely—it’s irritable vowel syndrome. →
‘‘You felt all through her writing that she was giving thanks for something precious.’’ Editor Judith Jones on Edna Lewis
Home from Boston (which I loved) but I felt a little like a guest in a good friend’s home so I didn’t spread out in the kitchen and cook like… Read more ‘‘You felt all through her writing that she was giving thanks for something precious.’’ Editor Judith Jones on Edna Lewis →
After Other Voices was published, Truman came wafting into the office one day and told me that Vogue wanted him to go to Hollywood for two weeks to write the… Read more Truman Capote goes Hollywood, according to Bennett Cerf →
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The young Truman Capote of “Other Voices”. Beaton worried that success had changed Truman, and he wrote in his diary that “he looks like a tycoon, thickset, well-dressed, no longer… Read more TRUMAN CAPOTE →