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Mark Updegrove returns to Austin and the LBJ legacy

Mark Updegrove, who transformed the LBJ Presidential Library during eight years as its director, is returning to become president and CEO of the LBJ Foundation  250 palabras más

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Book Review - Breakfast at Tiffanys by Truman Capote


I have wanted to read Breakfast at Tiffany’s for a while now, so when I came across a copy that was a reasonable price I picked it up, and because I’m still easing myself into reading, and it is a novella, it was ideal. 631 palabras más

Writing

Truman Capote: In Cold Blood

On the 15th of November 1959, Mr. and Mrs. Clutter, their son Kenyon and daughter Nancy, were murdered in their farm house in Holcomb, Kansas. The two men responsible for their deaths, Richard ‘Dick’ Hickock and Perry Edward Smith, were executed by hanging five and a half years later. 891 palabras más

Literature

Memorial set for Austin LGBT activist Ceci Gratias

Earlier this year, the Human Rights Campaign Austin honored LGBT activist and organizer Cecilia “Ceci” Lourdes Bulaong Gratias with the Bettie Naylor Visibility Award  223 palabras más

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November Book Reviews

By Aidan Reed

The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

In my opinion, this should be required reading. Hemingway does a fantastic job of describing the spiritual journey of an old man without over-bearing the reader. 115 palabras más

Capote (2005)

November 15, 1959, four bodies are found, belonging to the Clutter family in Holcomb, Kansas. Author of Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Truman Capote is portrayed by Philip Seymour Hoffman, as this true crime – biographical film follows Capote as he writes… 375 palabras más

XOXO,Holly (Breakfast at Tiffany's - A Book Review)

Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Author: Truman Capote
Published: 1958

My Rating: 

Autumn of 1943, during World War II. The setting is an apartment building on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and the newest tenant moves in to pursue his career as a writer. 503 palabras más

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