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This Southern murder trial inspired Harper Lee's 'lost' book. 'Furious Hours' reexamines it

It was one of the publishing events of the millennium so far: the publication of Harper Lee’s second book in 2015, more than half a century after “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Actually, though it was set two decades after “Mockingbird,” “Go Set a Watchman” had been written before — it was the... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-14 19:05:00 UTC ]
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Aaron Sorkin’s ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ stage adaptation set for Azusa Pacific University

In a script-worthy twist, Oscar-winning writer Aaron Sorkin’s stage adaptation of Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” will receive its West Coast premiere at Azusa Pacific College, a private Christian college in Azusa. The news follows a rollercoaster week in which small theater companies around... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Burglar hits legendary bookstore, steals rare edition of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

Police in suburban Philadelphia are on the hunt for a book thief with rarefied literary tastes. A burglar stole at least 20 books from a store in West Chester, Pa., including a rare edition of Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird," the Philadelphia Inquirer reported Tuesday. No money was stolen... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'To Kill a Mockingbird' Is PBS's 'Great American Read'

Harper Lee's 1960 classic was voted as America's best-loved novel by PBS viewers of 'The Great American Read,' which wrapped Tuesday evening. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction to CE Tobisman for ‘Proof’; Abigail Strom Wins RITA Award

This eighth annual prize in legal storytelling, created with Harper Lee's authorization, goes to CE Tobisman for her novel about a potential elder abuse case, the second book in her series about attorney Caroline Auden. The post Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction to CE Tobisman for ‘Proof’;... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper Lee's estate to sue over Broadway version of Mockingbird

The estate of Harper Lee is reportedly suing the producers of a much-anticipated Broadway adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper Lee's will, unsealed after a lawsuit, raises questions

A court in Alabama unsealed the will of Harper Lee, and the result raises questions about the fate of the estate of the author of “To Kill A Mockingbird.” The New York Times sued to have the document made public. Generally a will would have been part of the public record. Lee's will had been... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeff Daniels to star in Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' on Broadway

Jeff Daniels will play the inimitable lawyer Atticus Finch in Aaron Sorkin’s forthcoming Broadway adaptation of Harper Lee’s classic novel “To Kill a Mockingbird,” a spokesman for the production announced Thursday. The show, which will be directed by Tony Award-winner Bartlett Sher (“The King and... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dan Brown's Origin makes a strong start in UK bookshops

Although not quite the sensation of previous Robert Langdon thrillers, The Da Vinci Code author’s latest mystery sold 100,000 copies in its first week Dan Brown’s mastery of something like a code for bestsellers has returned to cheer UK booksellers, with more than 100,000 copies of his latest... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First To Kill a Mockingbird graphic novel coming in 2018

William Heinemann is publishing the first graphic novel adaptation of Harper Lee’s classic To Kill a Mockingbird, drawn and adapted by Fred Fordham. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BFG tops lists of children's books which develop empathy

Roald Dahl’s BFG and Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird have topped the list of books parents said best helped children develop empathy. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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To Kill a Mockingbird most popular book-club pick

Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird is the most popular reading group title in the UK, according to new research from The Reading Agency. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper Lee sales leap at national retailers

Harper Lee's death last Friday has prompted a sharp upturn in sales of To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman for Amazon, Waterstones and Foyles. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper Lee leaves behind a trail of unanswered questions

With Harper Lee's passing, the questions about her second book and her retreat from public life over the past half-century have only deepened the mystery about her. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2016-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper Lee: Beloved author of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ dies

Harper Lee created a work that has endured for generations with her first novel 'Mockingbird,' which told the story of Scout Finch and her experiences as her father battles racism. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2016-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For many students and teachers, the lessons of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' resonate

Eighth-grader Daisy Vetter dropped to the floor and curled up in a ball when news of Harper Lee's death came over the intercom at Walter Reed Middle School in North Hollywood on Friday morning. Her friends asked what was wrong. They just didn't understand, Daisy said, why "To Kill a Mockingbird,"... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper Lee: Beloved ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ author dies

Harper Lee created a work that has endured for generations with her first novel 'Mockingbird,' which told the story of Scout Finch and her experiences as her father battles racism. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2016-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper Lee, author of 'To Kill a Mockingbird', dies - county official

Harper Lee, who wrote one of America's most enduring literary classics, To Kill a Mockingbird, about a child's view of right and wrong and waited 55 years to publish a second book with the same characters from a very different point of view, died at the age of 89 on Friday (Saturday NZ Time). Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2016-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Mockingbird' heads for Broadway

US film and theatre producer Scott Rudin is to take Harper Lee's novel To Kill a Mockingbird to Broadway, in a new adaptation by screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, after a change of heart by the author, who was previously reluctant to allow such a production.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'To Kill a Mockingbird': Aaron Sorkin will adapt the classic novel for Broadway

A new stage adaptation of Harper Lee's novel 'Mockingbird' will reportedly be written by Sorkin. 'Mockingbird' was adapted as an Oscar-winning film in 1962 starring Gregory Peck. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2016-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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