Monday, September 30, 2013

Happy Birthday To Truman Capote, Author Of 'In Cold Blood'

As notes, Truman Captote, author of In Cold Blood, was born on this day in New Orleans, Louisiana, on September 30, 1924.

Truman Capote went on to become a professional writer, making waves with his debut novel Other Voices, Other Rooms. His novella Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1958) was adapted into a popular film, and his book In Cold Blood (1966) was a pioneering form of narrative non-fiction. Capote spent his later years pursuing celebrity and struggled with drug addiction. He died in 1984 in Los Angeles, California.

You can read the rest of the story and watch a short video of his life via the below link:

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