Posts Tagged: in cold blood

What to Read When You Want to Curl Up with a Good Book

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Rumpus editors share their favorite winter reads.

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Peeping under the Goddamn Door: The Price of Empathy in S-Town

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[F]or the first time, I really see the tradeoffs between privacy and honest-to-god, up-close empathy.

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The Last Book I Loved: So Long, See You Tomorrow

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By drawing us into his childhood, Maxwell shows us how to revisit our own. We become the storytellers of our own lives.

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Remembering In Cold Blood

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To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood, David Hayes and Sarah Weinman discuss what makes the book, as well as Capote’s other works, so remarkable: For centuries we’ve been enraptured and revolted, thrilled and petrified, by crime stories and what meaning they might have. So no wonder Truman […]

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True Lies

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At Salon, Laura Miller covers a recent update in the ongoing criticism of—and legal proceedings involving—Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood. Ronald Nye, the son of Harold Nye, a former agent for the Kansas Bureau of Investigation who has since died, can finally publish his father’s documents. These notes that he kept during the case present […]

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #45: Chloe Caldwell in Conversation with Sarah Kilborne

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I interviewed author, Sarah Kilborne, who lives in the same town as I do, Hudson, New York, and takes banjo lessons downstairs in my father’s music store that I live above. We had dinner a few months ago, where I picked her brain about the writing life, and we both overate pasta. It struck me […]

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Morning Coffee

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Actually, blowing up the moon WAS successful! Guardian UK on In Cold Blood 50 years on. Don’t try and bring snow globes on an airplane. Don’t do it! Modern day Alpine witch houses. Everything that could possibly exist on the internet does; It’s (K)not Wood is a collection of things that look like wood but […]

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