Book Review: A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote

I’m refreshing this review I wrote a while back, because A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote has become one of my favorite Christmas reads. And not only that, it’s also a film, although I’ve never seen it. If you haven’t read it, here’s what it’s about: Taking its place next to Breakfast at Tiffany’s and In Cold Blood on the Modern Library bookshelf is this new and original edition of Capote’s most famous short stories: … Read more

Thanksgiving Change

We’re talking Thanksgiving traditions this week over at the Vamplit Blog. When you think of traditions, you think of constants, but my family traditions have done nothing but change over the years. The first twenty years of my life had been split between both my mother’s and father’s family, a very traditional dinner on both sides. Then I entered the Air Force and spent my first Thanksgiving with people I’d only known for a few … Read more