Archive for May 16th, 2009

16th May
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Confession: I have never read true crime before reading this book.

Truman Capote is possibly one of the only authors who could compel someone as squeamish as myself to read true crime. Capote, the author of Breakfast at Tiffany’s, has a style of prose that can make you care about any character, no matter who they are, no matter what they have done. Capote’s compelling prose is why In Cold Blood is such an engrossing book. (more…)