Sandon and Arthur meet with Harper Lee

Cornerstone m.d. Susan Sandon and William Heinemann publisher Jason Arthur have met with Harper Lee ahead of the publication of Go Set a Watchman in July, with Sandon saying the writer has a “sharp sense of humour and astonishing recall of poetry and literary references”. Sandon and Arthur went to see Lee at the residential home where she lives in Monroeville, Alabama on the weekend of April 17th to 19th, along with Lee's literary agent Andrew Nurnberg. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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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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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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‘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 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

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Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction Shortlisters: Lawyers in Love With Literature

Three attorney-authors are up for this year's Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction, with an autographed copy of the late writer's 'To Kill a Mockingbird' waiting for the winner. The public votes through June 30. The post Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction Shortlisters: Lawyers in Love With... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Broadway producers countersue Harper Lee's estate

The Broadway producers of an adaptation of To Kill A Mockingbird are counter-suing the Harper Lee estate, which last month brought a suit against them arguing the script differed too much from Lee's original book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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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

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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

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Lawyer Up: James Grippando Wins Harper Lee Legal Fiction Award

The attorney and author James Grippando, with more than a dozen Jack Swyteck novels published, is the seventh winner of the ‘ABA Journal’ and University of Alabama School of Law’s prize.  By Dennis Abrams | @DennisAbrams2 ‘My Dual Career’ he University of Alabama School of Law and the ABA... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Competition Notes: Sunday Times Prize Judges, Harper Lee Legal Fiction Prize Finalists

Elif Shafak and Lucy Hughes-Hallett are named judges in London; the public is one of five judges in the Alabama-based Harper Lee Prize. The post Competition Notes: Sunday Times Prize Judges, Harper Lee Legal Fiction Prize Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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

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Alabama judge seals Harper Lee's will from public

A Monroe County judge ruled last week to seal "To Kill a Mockingbird" author's will from the public eye. Lee died on Feb. 19.  Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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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

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Harper Lee laid to rest in private ceremony in Alabama hometown

The celebrated author's close friends and family gathered Saturday at a church in the small Alabama town of Monroeville, the basis of the setting of her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, "To Kill a Mockingbird." Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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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

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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

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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

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Harper Lee remembered by a president, publishers and more

Although for decades she only had one published book to her name, Harper Lee influenced generations of readers worldwide who fell in love with her novel "To Kill a Mockingbird." Lee, who died on Friday at 89 in her hometown Monroeville, Ala., is being remembered not only by figures in the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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