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What if it's not About Atticus?

Kristine Holmgren | Posted 07.23.2015 | Books
Kristine Holmgren

If you are reluctant to read Watchman because you love Atticus, get over yourself. This best-seller is not about an old, white man. It's about a strong, iconoclastic, brilliant woman -- powerful and caring.

The Atticus We Don't Want to Know

Irene Monroe | Posted 07.20.2015 | Books
Irene Monroe

For those who prefer Scout's hagiographic depiction of her father, then Jean Louise's Atticus you don't want to know. Harper Lee's new portrait of Atticus will undoubtedly reopen discussion about race and Atticus's hero status in "Mockingbird."

The State Of Alabama Has Now Entered The Harper Lee Debate

The New York Times | Posted 03.11.2015 | Books

MONROEVILLE, Ala. — The doubts arose almost immediately when HarperCollins announced last month that it would release a rediscovered book by Harper ...

Harper Lee To Journalist: 'Go Away!'

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 03.05.2015 | Books

Harper Lee, the media-averse author of To Kill A Mockingbird, has been in the spotlight more than she'd like recently. Last month, her publisher annou...

A Look Inside The Town That Inspired 'To Kill A Mockingbird'

Posted 07.15.2014 | Books

The following is an excerpt from The Mockingbird Next Door by Marja Mills [Penguin Press, $27.95], who, while working for the Chicago Tribune, was gra...

Confusion Over Harper Lee Book Continues

nytimes.com | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 06.29.2011 | Books

The author of a forthcoming book about the ever-private Harper Lee, author of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” insisted on Friday that she had the coopera...

Harper Lee Denies Cooperating With New Book

Harper Lee | Posted 06.28.2011 | Books

People are inevitably curious about Harper Lee. The author of the much-loved novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" has kept to herself since the book's public...