In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
"Choosing to write a true account of an actual murder case--was altogether literary. The decision was based on a theory I've harbored since I first began to write professionally.... It seemed to me that journalism, reportage, could be forced to yield a serious new art form: the 'nonfiction novel'." (Plimpton, 1966, January 16)
Turman Capote being interviewed by George Plimpton in the New York Times in 1966.
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