The Best Truman Capote Books

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Vote for the Truman Capote novels you just couldn't put down. If you haven't read a book, don't downvote it.

List of the best Truman Capote books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Truman Capote is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. Capote wrote many literary classics, and at least 20 film or TV adaptations have been produced based on his great works. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Truman Capote who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.

This list contains books like In Cold Blood and Breakfast at Tiffany's. What are Truman Capote's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
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  • In Cold Blood
    Truman Capote
    64 votes
    • First Published: 1966
    • Subjects: Social science, Kansas, Criminology, Espionage, Perry Smith
    • Genres (Book): True crime
    • Original Language: English Language
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's
    47 votes
    • First Published: 1958
    • Subjects: Call girl, Café Society
    • Genres (Book): Fiction, Novella
    • Original Language: English Language
  • Other Voices, Other Rooms
    23 votes
    • Subjects: Friendship, Death
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Bildungsroman, Novel
    • Original Language: English Language
  • The Grass Harp
    Truman Capote
    15 votes
    • First Published: 1951
    • Genres (Book): Novel
    • Original Language: English Language
  • Music for Chameleons
    10 votes
    • Genres (Book): Short story collection, Short story
    • Original Language: English Language
    • Genres (Book): Political fiction
    • Original Language: English Language