Sunday, 14 August 2016

Truman Capote: Ashes To Ashes

Beverly Hills auctioneer Julien’s has something special (or especially icky) up for sale. The auction house is selling In Cold Blood author Truman Capote’s ashes. Yes, human remains are up for sale.

As described by the Julien’s: “The ashes of Truman Capote are housed in a memorial Japanese carved wooden box. The ashes were kept by Joanne Carson, who was one of Capote’s closest friends. She often said the ashes brought her great comfort. The box is also marked “Date of Cremation: August 28, 1984. (Estimate: $4,000-$6,000).” ...

Hollywood Reporter.

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