Media Decoder: Confusion Over a Book About Harper Lee

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 cooperation of Ms. Lee, two days after Ms. Lee released a statement through her lawyer denying that she had cooperated. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2011-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

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Postcapitalism, Tolkien and Harper Lee: the big books news of 2015

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On Harper Lee, Pre-orders, and Book Product

Go Set a Watchman has become a major hit in a year that needed one and raises questions about American society and its publishing and reading culture. The post On Harper Lee, Pre-orders, and Book Product appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Harper Lee's new book: Atticus Finch as a racist?

'Go Set a Watchman': "The question of Atticus's racism is one of the most important and critical elements in this novel..." wrote HarperCollins, the new book's publisher.  Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Readers rush for new Harper Lee book

Amazon says Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman is the most pre-ordered title since the final Harry Potter book as the first chapter is published online. Continue reading at BBC News

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More Harper Lee puzzles: another lost book and an investigation closed

An Alabama family says Lee was working on another book based on true crime cases, while the state of Alabama says it recently closed an investigation about the author. Lee is publishing a new book, 'Go Set a Watchman,' later this year. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Harper Lee 'happy as hell' with book reaction

Harper Lee has said she is “alive and kicking and happy as hell” with the reaction to her new book. Cornerstone division William Heinemann announced on Tuesday (3rd February) that it would publish Go Set a Watchman, a novel written by Lee before she penned To Kill a Mockingbird and featuring... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Mixed reactions to Harper Lee book

News an unpublished novel by Harper Lee is to be released more than 50 years after To Kill a Mockingbird causes a "trade frenzy" and concern over how it has come to be published. Continue reading at BBC News

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Harper Lee says she didn't cooperate with new book 'The Mockingbird Next Door'

Lee says that 'as long as I am alive any book purporting to be with my cooperation is a falsehood,' while author Marja Mills tells the Monitor, 'Nelle Harper Lee and Alice F. Lee were aware I was writing this book.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Media Decoder Blog: Survey Shows Growing Strength of E-Books

The ebook format became the most popular one for adult fiction in 2011, surpassing hardcover books and paperbacks, according to an annual survey. Net revenue from ebook sales over all more than doubled from 2010. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Media Decoder Blog: From Penguin, a Plan to Make Its E-Books Available in New York City Libraries

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Media Decoder Blog: Pearl Buck Novels to Be Published as E-Books

Thirteen novels, including "The Good Earth,'' which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1932, will be published in ebook format by Open Road Integrated Media. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Media Decoder Blog: After Long Resistance, Pynchon Allows Novels to Be Sold as E-Books

Thomas Pynchon, author of “Gravity’s Rainbow” and “The Crying of Lot 49,” characteristically declined to speak about his decision. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Media Decoder Blog: Barnes & Noble Argues Book Settlement 'Punishes Consumers'

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Media Decoder Blog: Attacking Amazon, Authors Group Urges Opposition to E-Book Settlement

The Authors Guild is encouraging its 8,500 members to submit comments against the proposed settlement between the Department of Justice and three large publishers. The settlement, the guild argues, will only benefit Amazon. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Media Decoder Blog: The Return of the Oprah's Book Club

After two years, Oprah Winfrey's highly influential book club is being revived, with "Wild," by Cheryl Strayed, as the first selection. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Media Decoder Blog: Pulitzer Fiction Snub Has Book Publishers Fuming

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Media Decoder Blog: Former Goldman Executive Is Said to Complete Book Deal

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