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First Nighter: Check Out 'Hellman v. McCarthy,' 'Red Velvet,' 'Heathers'

David Finkle | Posted 06.05.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

On January 20, 1980 Mary McCarthy, never known to mince words in print or in person, was asked on Dick Cavett's PBS talk show whom she considered overrated writers. After a moment's thought, Lillian Hellman came to her mind.

Harper Lee Biography Drama Continues

AP | Posted 07.24.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Harper Lee's sister says the author of "To Kill a Mockingbird" has indeed cooperated with a memoir about her. And the publisher has s...

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...