Who is Truman Capote?
Truman Capote photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1948
Truman Capote (September 30, 1924 – August 25, 1984) was an American writer.
He is best known for his "nonfiction novel" (a phrase he himself coined to describe journalism with a literary voice) In Cold Blood and the novella Breakfast at Tiffany's, both of which were adapted into movies. He wrote a childhood memoir called A Christmas Memory that he adapted for television and narrated. His works have become classics in the literary world.