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The 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Sequel Is Exciting Enough to Rip Your Pants Over!

Jilly Rolnick | Posted 02.27.2015 | Teen
Jilly Rolnick

While America has taken huge steps towards equality, issues are still being fought over today. This month is Black History Month so it is especially important to celebrate how far our country has come and also address the shortcomings that remain.

Top 10 Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of February 21

Digital Book World | Posted 02.25.2015 | Books
Digital Book World

It's perhaps noteworthy to find Paula Hawkins's The Girl on the Train settle into its fourth week at No. 1, even while a considerable handful of media-tie ins filled out the spots beneath it in the week heading into the Oscars.

'Go Set the Watchmen' by Harper Lee

Robert Brenner | Posted 02.18.2015 | Comedy
Robert Brenner

Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird, is to publish a second novel, according to the New York Times. I guess it all started the night the Comedian was murdered. Of course Jem said it started much earlier than that, with Ozymandias.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of February 14

Digital Book World | Posted 02.18.2015 | Books
Digital Book World

The average price of a best-seller jumps up this week on the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List, from $6.89 to to $8.05.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of February 7

Digital Book World | Posted 02.11.2015 | Books
Digital Book World

The film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey is due to hit theaters on Valentine's Day, likely propelling two-thirds of James's trilogy up the rankings much the way the Bradley Cooper movie recently helped American Sniper into the No. 1 spot a few weeks ago.

What Did Atticus Finch Think of the Civil Rights Movement?

Richard H. McAdams | Posted 02.10.2015 | Books
Richard H. McAdams

As with the recent film Selma, Watchman will acquaint or reacquaint Americans with the nation's long struggle for civil rights. As Selma prompted renewed attention to LBJ, Harper Lee's new book will rekindle the debate over Atticus Finch. Those who revere him may have to reassess his heroic status.

C. S. Lewis on the Purposes for Suffering

Greg Cootsona | Posted 02.11.2015 | Religion
Greg Cootsona

As I prepare to give a talk at Columbia University in the upcoming weeks on the subject of Lewis and the Purposes of Suffering, it seemed wise to return to the topic and revise it in light of what new comes to mind.

Harper Lee's Lawyer Reveals More Details About 'Go Set A Watchman'

www.nytimes.com | Posted 02.08.2015 | Books

MONROEVILLE, Ala. — One morning late last summer, Tonja B. Carter was doing some legal work for her prized client, Harper Lee, when she found hersel...

Nelle Harper Lee and Her Novels

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 02.06.2015 | Books
Anne Margaret Daniel

Go Set A Watchman, with its Biblical title born of Isaiah and Ezekiel, will have a first printing of two million copies. The joy with which lovers of To Kill A Mockingbird greeted this announcement was soon tempered by questions.

Beloved Passages From Harper Lee's 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 02.04.2015 | Books
Jeryl Brunner

Just yesterday, Lee's publisher announced that the beloved author's rediscovered book, Go Set a Watchman, a sequel to To Kill a Mockingbird, will be published this July.

To Kill a Mockingjay

Neal Wooten | Posted 02.04.2015 | Books
Neal Wooten

Harper Lee is publishing another book titled Go Set a Watchmen, which is amazing news to say the least. The fact that it is a sequel to To Kill a Mockingbird is even more so. Being an aspiring author from Alabama, she is without a doubt one of my heroes.

12 Women On What Harper Lee's Work Has Meant To Them

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 02.04.2015 | Women

Watch out, world: Go Set a Watchman is coming. The news broke yesterday that 88-year-old author Harper Lee will be publishing a second book. The n...

Streamsong Resort: Golf and Literature, Bass and Alligators

J. Michael Welton | Posted 09.23.2014 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

First of all, there are the books. A clue to the attention to detail in guest rooms at Streamsong Resort in central Florida's Bone Valley, their titl...

Review: The Mockingbird Next Door Sings With Simple Truth

Susan Dormady Eisenberg | Posted 09.22.2014 | Books
Susan Dormady Eisenberg

Like legions of fans who've cherished To Kill A Mockingbird, I've wondered why Harper Lee never wrote another novel. And I've wondered if Harper Lee felt betrayed by her childhood friend, Truman Capote, who used her keen eye to research In Cold Blood but gave her no credit for her contribution.

Harper Lee Biographer Responds To Controversy Over Book's Authorization

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 07.17.2014 | Books

In an interview with HuffPost Live on Wednesday, author Marja Mills, who this week published The Mockingbird Next Door: Life With Harper Lee, responde...

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...

Reading To Kill a Mockingbird With My Daughter

Mary Beth Holcomb | Posted 06.22.2014 | Parents
Mary Beth Holcomb

Her voice carried the panic of a swimmer recognizing the undertow too late. She thrashed against the words, terrified of drowning in them.

'To Kill A Mockingbird' Author At Odds With Hometown Museum

AP | PHILLIP RAWLS | Posted 11.20.2013 | Books

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee is at odds with a museum in her Alabama hometown that celebrates her literary achie...

Harper Lee Lawsuit Settled

AP | Posted 09.09.2013 | Books

NEW YORK -- "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee has settled a New York lawsuit against two of the defendants she sued in May to re-secure the co...

First Nighter: London Consumer Report on "Sweet Bird," "Merrily," Worthwhile Others

David Finkle | Posted 08.15.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

By 1959 when Tennessee Williams got around to presenting Sweet Bird of Youth on Broadway, as directed by Elia Kazan and starring Geraldine Page and Pa...

Harper Lee Files Lawsuit Over 'To Kill A Mockingbird'

AP | Posted 05.07.2013 | Books

NEW YORK -- Harper Lee, who wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "To Kill a Mockingbird," filed a lawsuit Friday to re-secure the copyright to it. ...

Helping the Wounded Trial Warrior

Don McNay | Posted 06.24.2013 | Business
Don McNay

Trial lawyers have a unique caveat to their job. They are always making someone mad. Often times, like Atticus Finch's character in Harper Lee's classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird, they can find that their entire community has turned against them.

PHOTOS: Can You Spot The Fashion Designer?

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 02.03.2012 | Style

What happens when you combine fashion designers, "Where's Waldo" and buckets upon buckets of paint? Well, Alber Elbaz goes missing. That's what hap...

'To Kill A Mockingbird' Star Mary Badham On Being Scout, Gregory Peck And Losing The Academy Award

The Huffington Post | Sharon Knolle | Posted 03.31.2012 | Entertainment

Fifty years ago, 10-year-old Mary Badham tried out for a role in a little movie filming near her hometown of Birmingham, Ala.: "To Kill a Mockingbird....

Why Capote's A Christmas Memory Is an Enduring Gift for All Seasons

Susan Dormady Eisenberg | Posted 02.18.2012 | Books
Susan Dormady Eisenberg

"Imagine a morning in late November. A coming of winter morning more than twenty years ago." It's my favorite opening in fiction, the first two lines of Truman Capote's A Christmas Memory.