Truman Capote

Truman Capote

Truman Capote was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA on September 30th, 1924 and passed away at the age of 59 on August 25th, 1984.

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Truman Capote Stats: The highest rated book by Truman Capote on Book Notification is In Cold Blood, a Non-Fiction book. The second-highest rated book is Breakfast at Tiffany's and Three Stories, a Collection .

The most read book by Truman Capote on Book Notification is In Cold Blood, a Non-Fiction book. The second most read book is Breakfast at Tiffany's and Three Stories, a Collection.

Below is a complete list of Truman Capote books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Plays in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Truman Capote Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Fantastic, Fall 1952
1952
2
Points of View
1956
3
Stories of the Modern South
1977
4
Autumn Light: Illuminations of Age
1978
5
65 Great Tales Of Horror
1981
6
First Fiction: An Anthology of the First Published Stories by Famous Writers
1994
7
Life Stories
2000
8
Writing Los Angeles
2002
9
The Eloquent Short Story: An Anthology of Narrative Styles
2004
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Truman Capote: Biography

Truman Capote (Truman Streckfus Persons) was born on September 30th, 1924. Truman passed away August 25th, 1984 at 59 years old. Truman Capote was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

Truman Capote was the author of the Truman Capote Short Stories/Novellas series which consists of 8 novels. The Truman Capote Short Stories/Novellas series started in 1944 with the novel Miriam. The most recently released novel in the Truman Capote Short Stories/Novellas series was I Remember Grandpa which was released in 1987. There are no upcoming novels for the Truman Capote Short Stories/Novellas series.

Truman Capote (Truman Streckfus Persons) also wrote the Collections series which has 8 books including A Tree of Night and Other Stories and Selected Writings.

Truman Capote: Awards & Accolades

Capote's book, The Grass Harp was nominated for the Audie Award, Best Short Stories or Collections, in 2019.

Truman Capote: TV/Movies Based on Books

The most famous film based on the work of Capote has to be Breakfast at Tiffany's. The Capote novella's adaptation was a critical and commercial success, winning two Academy Awards. Audrey Hepburn starred as Holly Golightly and became one of the most iconic characters of all time for the role. The movie is also famous for the use of the song "Moon River" which won the Academy Award for Best Original Song.

A short story by Capote called "Children on Their Birthdays" was turned into a film of the same name in 2002. The independent film starred Tom Arnold, Jesse Plemons, and Sheryl Lee.

"The Glass House" was another Capote story turned into a movie. The made-for-television film aired on CBS and starred Alan Alda, Vic Morrow, and Billy Dee Williams.

In 1995, Capote's novella The Grass Harp was turned into a film. Charles Matthau directed Piper Laurie, Sissy Spacek, Walter Matthau, Jack Lemmon, and Edward Furlong in the film.

In Cold Blood was first made into a film in 1967 starring Robert Blake. The film has gotten incredible reviews over the years and was nominated for four Academy Awards. The writing and research for that book by Capote was also made into two films. 2005's Capote starring Phillip Seymour Hoffman and 2006's Infamous.

One Christmas was a made-for-TV movie based on a short story of the same name. The film starred Katharine Hepburn and Henry Winkler with Hepburn being nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for her role.

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Truman Capote: F.A.Q

When was Truman Capote Born?

Truman Capote was born on September 30th, 1924.

When did Truman Capote die?

Truman Capote died on August 25th, 1984 at 59 years old.

Where was Truman Capote Born?

Truman Capote was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

What was the first book Truman Capote wrote?

The first novel written by Truman Capote was Miriam, published in 1944.

What was the most recent book Truman Capote wrote?

His most recently released work was The Early Stories of Truman Capote on October 27th, 2015.

How many books has Truman Capote written?

Truman Capote has written 29 books. 5 Standalone Novels, 8 Short Stories/Novellas, 1 book in the Play, 8 books in the Collections, 7 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

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