As Truman Capote reconstructs the murder and the investigation that led to the capture, trial, and execution of the killers, he generates both mesmerizing suspense and astonishing empathy. In Cold Blood is a work that transcends its moment, yielding poignant insights into the nature of American violence.
Truman Capote, In Cold Blood
“As long as you live, there's always something waiting; and even if it's bad, and you know it's bad, what can you do? You can't stop living.”