Books by Truman Capote
NPR stories about Truman Capote
Augusten Burroughs recommends three complex, magnificent books that have one thing in common. Each will fully consume you and lift you entirely free of that most adult invention: time.
Each year at holiday time, Josh Kilmer-Purcell and his family exclaimed, "Oh, my! It's fruitcake weather, Buddy!" But it wasn't until he was an adult that he understood the true meaning of Truman Capote's simple line.
Day to Day reporter Karen Grigsby Bates, doing double duty as literary editor, shares her list of books that would make great gifts for the holidays.