5 Movies About Authors That You Should Binge During Quarantine 

5 Movies About Authors That You Should Binge During Quarantine 

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 We’re used to experiencing their stories on page, but what about on screen? Here are some exciting films about the world of authors, books and writing.   ‘Stranger Than Fiction’ (2006)   Image via Amazon Starring Will Ferrell, Emma Thompson, Queen Latifah, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Dustin Hoffman, IRS agent Harold (Will Ferrell) begins to hear voices in his head, narrating his life as if he is the main character in a novel. He meets with a literary professor, and eventually figures out that the voice in his head is that of author Karen Eiffel, who’s books all feature the death …

Evidence of Harper Lee’s Unpublished True Crime Book Uncovered

Evidence of Harper Lee’s Unpublished True Crime Book Uncovered

Harper Lee is famous for her classic novel To Kill a Mocking Bird and her unshakeable commitment to justice continues to inspire us. Author and journalist Casey Cep has written for The Guardian about a discovery made while researching her book Furious Hours. Though most people know much about Harper Lee’s work and her enlightening words, Lee was notoriously private. According to Cep, writing for The Guardian, “part of what she so despised about the press coverage of her own life was its many inaccuracies and distortions of the truth.” However, one thing that has come to light following Lee’s death in 2016, is a …

The Last Impact of Truman Capote’s ‘In Cold Blood’, the First ‘True Crime’ Book,

The Last Impact of Truman Capote’s ‘In Cold Blood’, the First ‘True Crime’ Book,

Truman Capote’s 1966 novel In Cold Blood depicts the real-life murder of the Clutter family, a bizarre and gruesome act of violence. After learning about the senseless killing, Capote journeyed to Holcomb, Kansas with friend and famed author of To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee to investigate the source material for what would become his professional success and his personal downfall. Together, they logged thousands of pages of notes about the “quadruple murder” as the basis for Capote’s work. Literary critics describe this true (if sensationalized) novel the pioneer work of both the non-fiction and true crime genres. Serial killer fanatics- this story …