Biography Memoir

Author: Gerald Clarke

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6 Books Similar to Capote

The Claudius Novels

I, Claudius (1934) is a novel by English writer Robert Graves, written in the form of an autobiography of the Roman Emperor Claudius. Accordingly, it includes history of the Julio-Claudian… Continue Reading Posted in: Biographical Fiction, History

Other Voices, Other Rooms

When Joel Knox's mother dies, he is sent into the exotic unknown of the Deep South to live with a father he has never seen. But once he gets there,… Continue Reading Posted in: Bildungsromans, Fiction, Mothers Death

Music for Chameleons

At the centre of Music for Chameleons is Handcarved Coffins, a ‘nonfiction novel’ based on the brutal crimes of a real-life murderer.Taking place in a small Midwestern town in America,… Continue Reading Posted in: American, Fiction, Reportage Literature

Swan Song

Swan is a nine-year-old Idaho girl following her struggling mother from one trailer park to the next when she receives visions of doom—something far wider than the narrow scope of… Continue Reading Posted in: American Writers, Armageddon, Fiction In English

In Cold Blood

Controversial and compelling, In Cold Blood reconstructs the murder in 1959 of a Kansas farmer, his wife and both their children. Truman Capote's comprehensive study of the killings and subsequent… Continue Reading Posted in: 1928 1965, Biography, Novel, Perry Edward, Smith

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