Episode 13

“La Cote Basque 1965”

In 1975, Truman Capote published a short story in Esquire magazine that led a New York socialite to commit suicide and the fallout effectively ended Capote’s literary career. This is the story of the story, “La Cote Basque 1965.”


This episode is sponsored by:

Penguin Random House Audio

Gun Love by Jennifer Clement and read by Imani Parks


Further Reading:

The Ten Restaurants that Changed America by Paul Freedman

Tru Life by Danny Heitman

Truman Capote by George Plimpton

Capote: A Biography by Gerald Clarke

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