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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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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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

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David McCullough, Pulitzer-winning historian, dies aged 89

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David McCullough, master chronicler of American history, dies at 89

The two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize was a master storyteller who brought to life the grand sweep of time and place. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Book Publisher Merloyd Ludington Lawrence Dies at 89

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Hazel Henderson, environmental activist and futurist author, dies at 89

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Helen Weaver, Chronicler of an Affair With Kerouac, Dies at 89

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Nawal El Saadawi, Egyptian author, physician and feminist activist, dies at 89

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John le Carré, who lifted the spy novel to literature, dies at 89

A onetime British spy, he used the Cold War as his canvas in such novels as “The Spy Who Came in From the Cold” and “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Mitchel Levitas, Editor in Leading Posts at The Times, Dies at 89

A Polk Award winner, he edited the Op-Ed page, The Book Review, The Week in Review and also oversaw coverage of the New York area. Continue reading at The New York Times

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