Truman Capote is best known for In Cold Blood, the chilling account of a Kansas farm family’s 1959 murder that birthed a new form of journalism. But at this time of year, he is remembered for A Christmas Memory, a short story that recalls his little-boy life with a distant cousin, a woman in her sixties with […]
“Jingle Bells” by Benny Goodman and his Orchestra, 1935. This post originally appeared in December 2015.
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“Jingle Bells” by Benny Goodman and his Orchestra, 1935. This post was originally published in December 2015.
The holiday diaspora, in which we leave what is dear to us to visit what is dear to us, ignore warnings about unlikely calamities, and talk briefly to strangers doing the same.