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In our morning reading: Truman Capote and literary history, new fiction from Shelly Oria and Alice Sola Kim, Jason Diamond’s literary mixtape, and more.
I wonder if you, like me, feel, just now, like a ghost in the sunlight, awash in memories as your life shifts from student to professional, and your professors become your colleagues. I’ll pull rank now—but just for a moment—and say that my ghosts are probably older than yours. In a new essay for The New York Review of Books, Hilton Als begins with a discussion of Truman Capote and heads into a moving consideration of art and loss.
Cars Dave Eggers drove, Truman Capote gets roasted for his birthday, Paul Theroux talks about his New Yorker story, Mark Twain on God, and more.
The dream of having the Vol. 1 Brooklyn office located in the single-family home where Truman Capote wrote Breakfast at Tiffany’s is dead. The eighteen-room home with eleven fireplaces, parking for four cars, crystal chandeliers, Greek Revival columns, and a stairwell mural copied from the Kennedy White House days fetched about $6 million bellow the May 2010 asking price of $18 million dollars, reported the New York Daily News.
Truman Capote gets redone.
Posted by Jason Diamond Truman Streckfus Persons was born on this day in 1924 in New Orleans. Here is some of the video evidence we could find on the existence of his life.
In an effort to “scoop” everybody on all three of these breaking stories, we figured it would be wise to lump all of them into one post.
Patrick Radden Keefe at Page-Turner on Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood co-conspirators. Four really great looking covers of Chinua Achebe Things Fall Apart. An excerpt from Mara Altman’s latest Kindle Single, That’s What She Said, is up for your reading pleasure at Death + Taxes. A German Expressionist Space Fantasy novel from 1913 gets translated. Super early stuff by The Smiths has been discovered. JFK Jr.: Style icon. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google +, our Tumblr, and sign up for our mailing list.