Tag: Capote

  • February Reviews – Lightning Round!

    Tender Is the Night – F. Scott Fitzgerald – (no rating) Biggest disappointment of the year so far; did not finish. The Atlas of Beauty – Mihaela Noroc – 3 stars An interesting library book.  Somewhat repetitive; would’ve  preferred less social-political commentary. Embers – Sándor Márai – 4 stars Surprisingly great!  European history buffs will […]

  • Liberty: Ayn Rand vs. Truman Capote – Episode 15

    Two runaways, two worlds, and the pursuit of freedom.  This week’s episode covers Anthem and Breakfast at Tiffany’s, two American classics with surprising similarities. Sources / Further Reading:Biography of Ayn Rand (Gale)Biography of Ayn Rand (Encyclopedia Britannica)Biography of Truman Capote (Encyclopedia Britannica)“The Legendary Friendship of Harper Lee and Truman Capote”About Truman Capote (PBS)