The Gang's All Here

2.2.2012

By Adam Rathe

Surprising trivia about gay literary lions.

TRUMAN CAPOTE

Became Famous For: The sexy jacket photo for Other Voices, Other Rooms; then the 1966 classic, In Cold Blood

Now Famous For: His own taste for fame, mercilessly portrayed in 2005’s Capote and 2006’s Infamous

Common Knowledge: A celebrity-obsessed social force with a squeaky voice and penchant for Sol Moscot Lemtosh glasses

What You'll Learn from Eminent Outlaws: Capote and Gore Vidal would become bitter enemies, but the pair first met at Ana├»s Nin’s studio in 1947 and bonded over a trip to Manhattan’s Everard Baths.

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