Lit Break: Truman Capote Reads A Christmas Memory

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The short story, my absolute favorite, originally published in Mademoiselle magazine in December 1956, tells the largely autobiographical story of a young boy named Buddy and his elderly cousin and best friend, Sook, as they prepare for what will be a meager Christmas. The high point of the day is the gift of kites they give each other, which they ... See the Rest