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Up For Auction, Vintage Letters From Harper Lee Give a Peek Into Her Reclusive Life

Up For Auction, Vintage Letters From Harper Lee Give a Peek Into Her Reclusive Life

Originally posted 03/28/2016 03:35PM

Harper Lee is revealing more about herself after death than she did in life.

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UpdatePosted 02/19/2016 12:20PM

Harper Lee, Author of To Kill a Mockingbird, Dead at 89

Originally posted 02/19/2016 11:10AM

Harper Lee, the Alabama-born novelist whose Pulitzer Prize-winning best-seller To Kill a Mockingbird has been a mainstay of American educational reading lists since its publication in 1960, died in her Monroeville home on Friday. She was 89.

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UpdatePosted 02/19/2016 10:00AM

Twitter Reacts to Harper Lee's Death

Originally posted 02/19/2016 11:45AM

The world just lost one of its most lauded writers.

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VIDEO: Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs vs. Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs – and 9 Other Instances of Dueling Biopic Roles

Originally posted 10/12/2015 02:40PM

This month, audiences get to see Michael Fassbender's performance as the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs. And while we can easily compare Fassbender in the role to what we remember of Jobs in interviews and addresses he gave while he was the public face of the technology company, it will be hard not to recall that other Steve Jobs biopic, 2013's Jobs, which starred Ashton Kutcher in the title role.

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Harper Lee May Have Written a Third Book: What Happened to the Alleged True-Crime Novel?

Harper Lee May Have Written a Third Book: What Happened to the Alleged True-Crime Novel?

Originally posted 09/09/2015 05:05PM

The rumors of a third book by Pulitzer Prize winner Harper Lee just might be true – at least, according to two Alabama families.

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Parents Change 14-Month-Old Son Atticus' Name After Go Set a Watchman Controversy

Parents Change 14-Month-Old Son Atticus' Name After Go Set a Watchman Controversy

Originally posted 07/24/2015 12:50PM

What's in a name? If you ask David and Christen Epstein, the answer is: a whole lot.

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Mary Badham, 'Scout' in 1962's To Kill a Mockingbird, Reads Excerpts from Harper Lee's New Novel in N.Y.C.

Mary Badham, 'Scout' in 1962's To Kill a Mockingbird, Reads Excerpts from Harper Lee's New Novel in N.Y.C.

Originally posted 07/15/2015 12:40PM

Hundreds gathered at New York City's 92nd Street Y on Tuesday night to discuss Harper Lee's controversial new novel Go Set a Watchman with Mary Badham, the actress who took on the role of Scout in the 1962 film version of the author's first book.

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From Atticus Impersonators to Boo Boo Burgers, Harper Lee's Hometown Celebrates  Go Set a Watchman's Release

From Atticus Impersonators to Boo Boo Burgers, Harper Lee's Hometown Celebrates Go Set a Watchman's Release

Originally posted 07/14/2015 01:00PM

In a scene that could have been expertly written by Harper Lee, a bell tolled shortly after sunrise in Monroeville, Alabama, Tuesday atop the Old Courthouse Museum.

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No, You Don't Have to Hate the New (Racist) Atticus Finch, Experts Say

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No, You Don't Have to Hate the New (Racist) Atticus Finch, Experts Say

Originally posted 07/13/2015 09:30PM

For the millions of readers who made To Kill A Mockingbird a best-selling classic – not to mention all those trendy parents who named their baby boys Atticus – the struggle is on to reconcile the beloved and upright moral beacon of Harper Lee's original with the bigoted Atticus Finch of her new release.

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