Tag Archives: Harper Lee

And the winner is…

Harper Lee’s classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird was chosen by voters as America’s #1 best-loved novel in  “The Great American Read.” The viewers’ voting results were revealed Tuesday night on PBS during the final episode of the eight-part television series and nationwide campaign, … Continue reading

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Resist Much, Obey Little

In recognition of Banned Books Week, here are some quotes from surprising literary works that have been banned or censored over the years.

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Go Set A Watchman

Now that the ridiculous hullabaloo surrounding Harper Lee’s newly “discovered” novel Go Set A Watchman has subsided a bit, Penguin has released some of the rejected submissions for cover art.

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Fame Is Relative

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Literary Starbucks

Jill, Nora and Wilson are three college students who spend a little too much time at their local Starbucks. But they’ve put that malingering to good use with their very amusing blog Literary Starbucks. The minimalist site imagines what might … Continue reading

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To Kill A Mockingbird at 50

Today is the 50th anniversary of the publication of Harper Lee’s beloved classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird and numerous events—Read-A-Thons, film screenings, courtroom scene reenactments, etc.—are being held around the country. The heart-breaking coming of age tale set in … Continue reading

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