Taking Author Worship Too Far?

Can you be publicity-hungry AFTER your death? Many people think this man was ...

Can you be publicity-hungry AFTER your death? Many people think this man was …

We’ve all got our obsessions, and our favourites, be that authors, sportsmen, or other celebrities. Personally, I’ve got about 10 signed Terry Pratchett First Editions … and that’s ignoring the fact that William Shakespeare is my ‘bestie’, as most people know …

But just how far are you prepared to go in your hero-worship?

The ashes of Truman Capote, author of In Cold Blood and Breakfast at Tiffany’s, are goring to be auctioned today – the anniversary of the  author’s death – with a starting price of $2,000!

Sources close to the author suggest that in life he was so keen on publicity that he would love the idea.  Click this link for more details …

What do YOU think?

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