TRUMAN CAPOTE TWEETS

Cecil Beaton, Truman Capote in Morocco, 1949

Cecil Beaton, Truman Capote in Morocco, 1949

 
 
 
1. So Truman Capote throws a tea party for Mae West with Edith Sitwell to pour. Then, four hours before it starts, Edith…

2. …cancels “pleading laryngitis” says Capote in THE DOG’S BARK. A lovely piece on Gide being horrible to Cocteau…

3. …or maybe vice versa. Orange Plume paperback from 1977. “Public people & Private Places.” If I look up from my coffee… 

4. I can see the red brick Bow apartment buildings where they planned to install surface to air missiles during the Olympics. 

5. ” Do be quiet” Gide would say to Cocteau. “You’re disturbing the view.” A “hungerless frog” (Gide) says Capote.
 
 
 

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