Harper Lee Tells Reporter to ‘Go Away!’

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Harper Lee. Photo: Rob Carr/Corbis

Harper Lee can still write a letter, that's for sure. After Birmingham News reporter Connor Sheets made several attempts to track down the elusive author, he finally decided on sending her a two-page letter. It was quickly sent back to him, "wrinkled and refolded," with a very special, clear (and seemingly lucid!) response at the bottom: "Go away! Harper Lee." Now, that's best kind of autograph you could ever get:

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