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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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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'Go Set a Watchman': more discussion, questions about 'To Kill a Mockingbird' author Harper Lee's new book

It was recently announced that 'To Kill a Mockingbird' writer Harper Lee, who famously only released her classic novel, will publish a second book this summer. 'If you read the book ... only Harper Lee could have written this novel,' said Jonathan Burnham, senior vice president and publisher of... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper Lee, author of 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' to publish second novel

The AP reports that Harper Lee will publish her second novel this summer, a sequel to the Pulitzer Prize-winning classic To Kill a Mockingbird. The book, entitled Go Set a Watchman was completed in... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2015-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alice Lee, sister of 'To Kill A Mockingbird' writer Harper Lee, is mourned by fellow church members and friends

Alice Lee was a key figure in Marja Mills's recent bestseller 'The Mockingbird Next Door.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Broadway producers of To Kill a Mockingbird countersue Harper Lee's estate

New suit claims Aaron Sorkin adaptation may have to be scrapped over alleged differences between the play and novel, as producers offer to stage disputed work at federal courtIn a courtroom drama worthy of the novel itself, producers of the first Broadway adaptation of Harper Lee’s To Kill a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Does Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman kill a mockingbird?

No one who reads To Kill a Mockingbird for the first time now can read it as we did before this week. No teacher, no student can ever ignore the complicated history of the book and its characters. Go Set a Watchman, published on Tuesday, changes everything. But is that as terrible as it sounds?... Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2015-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'The Mockingbird Next Door,' a portrait of author Harper Lee, garners critical praise

The story of how journalist Marja Mills came to know the 'To Kill A Mockingbird' writer Lee is being called 'witty' and 'charming.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper Lee's classic, 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' is finally available as an ebook

'To Kill a Mockingbird,' the 1961 Pulitzer Prize winner that often appears on 'most-loved books' lists, has been released as an ebook for a new generation of readers. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tomie dePaola, beloved children's author and illustrator of 'Strega Nona,' dies at 85

DePaola wrote or illustrated more than 270 children's books, sold nearly 25 million copies and had his books translated into more than 20 languages. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Canadian author Graeme Gibson dies, aged 85; Atwood pays tribute to 'beloved' partner

Canadian author Graeme Gibson has passed away, aged 85, with his partner Margaret Atwood paying tribute to her "beloved" spouse.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-18 18:21:20 UTC ]
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‘Mockingbird’ Play Publisher Demands $500,000 From Harper Lee Estate

The set for “To Kill a Mockingbird” at the Kavinoky Theater at D’Youville College in Buffalo being taken down last month after several theaters were forced to cancel their productions. Continue reading at The New York Times

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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 Estate Curtails Mass Market Paperback Edition of ‘Mockingbird’

Once as common as a mockingbird, the mass market paperback edition of the late Harper Lee's novel reportedly is coming to an end. The post Harper Lee Estate Curtails Mass Market Paperback Edition of ‘Mockingbird’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper Lee Dies at 89

Citing confirmation from multiple sources, numerous media outlets have reported that Pulitzer Prize-winning author Harper Lee has died at age 89. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As 'Watchman' Hits Stands, Authors Reflect on 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

With Harper Lee's new novel 'Go Set a Watchman' on sale today, Publishers Weekly asked a collection of authors for their thoughts on her beloved debut, and Pulitzer Prize winner, 'To Kill a Mockingbird.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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To Kill a Mockingbird sequel Harper Collins most pre-ordered book

Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee to be released in July, 55 years after publication of Pulitzer Prize winning bookHarper Lee’s eagerly anticipated To Kill a Mockingbird sequel, Go Set a Watchman, has become the most pre-ordered book in publisher Harper Collins’ history.Robert Thomson, chief... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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To shill a Mockingbird: Is Harper Lee being used?

Would you like to understand how the "new" Harper Lee novel, Go Set a Watchman, came to be billed as a long-lost, blockbuster sequel to To Kill a Mockingbird - one of the definitive books of the American 20th century - when, by all the known facts, it's an uneven first draft of the famous novel... Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2015-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper Lee 'Mockingbird' sequel greeted with joy – and skepticism (+video)

Harper Lee's second novel 'Go Set a Watchman' was discovered by her attorney. The new novel – a sequel to 'To Kill a Mockingbird' – is due to be published July 14, 2015.   Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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