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Harper Lee

  1. true crime
    How Casey Cep Wrote the True-Crime Book Harper Lee Couldn’tFurious Hours picks up the tale of a murderous preacher — and asks why Lee dropped it.
  2. legal woes
    Listen Up, Theaters: If You Want Atticus Finch, It’s Sorkin’s Version or NothingTheaters must use Sorkin’s script.
  3. theater review
    Aaron Sorkin’s To Kill a Mockingbird Adaptation Walks the WalkBartlet Sher and a superior cast bring a period piece into the present.
  4. theater
    My Near-Impossible Job: Adapting To Kill a MockingbirdAaron Sorkin on the many challenges of bringing one of America’s most sacred novels to the Broadway stage.
  5. lawsuits
    Mockingbird Producer Offers to Stage Play in Courtroom Following New LawsuitThe author’s estate sued Aaron Sorkin’s upcoming stage version of her classic novel, saying the play’s Atticus Finch veers from the source material.
  6. lawsuits
    Harper Lee Estate Sues Over Aaron Sorkin’s Broadway To Kill a MockingbirdThe estate claims the play deviates too far from Lee’s novel in its depiction of Atticus Finch.
  7. harper lee
    Harper Lee’s Hometown Plans to Attract More To Kill a Mockingbird TourismReplicas of Scout’s and Boo Radley’s houses may be built in Monroeville, Alabama.
  8. What Can We Possibly Learn About Elena Ferrante?The main effect of Gatti’s report is to ruin the fun.
  9. harper lee
    To Kill a Mockingbird Is Superman’s Favorite Movie, and Here’s WhyClark Kent isn’t so different from Atticus Finch.
  10. harper lee
    How Will Harper Lee Be Remembered?Writers whose reputation outlives them are lucky twice over: They gain a certain kind of immortality (maybe even a presentiment of it), and they get to rest eternally and leave the vagaries of fame and fortune to their work and its executors. 
  11. breaking news
    To Kill a Mockingbird Author Harper Lee Dead at 89Lee died in her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama.
  12. legacies
    The Decline of Harper LeeThe iconic 88-year-old author is involved in a messy tussle over a new biography. Does this mean she’ll never tell her own story?
  13. On Delay: Dr. Dre, Harper Lee, and the Problem of Long-Awaited Masterpieces2015 has been a big year for artistic returns from the wilderness. 
  14. book sales
    Go Set a Watchman Sold 1.1 Million CopiesGo set a sales record for HarperCollins.
  15. books
    How Go Set a Watchman Solves the Mystery of Harper LeeWatchman tells a different story, one in which home, not fame, is the greatest source of angst.
  16. party chats
    Gay Talese: Don’t Be Surprised Atticus Is Racist“It was a period when there was very little social conscience.”
  17. Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman: Better Off Lost?What can you make of a vastly inferior novel with a much more sophisticated morality?
  18. review round-up
    What Critics Are Saying About Go Set a WatchmanThere is a lot to learn from Harper Lee’s new book.
  19. roll clip!
    Listen to Harper Lee Receive a Copy of GSAWPlus video interviews with her lawyer, agent, and friends.
  20. go set a watchman
    Harper Lee’s Lawyer Teases Possible Third BookIt might be a combination of To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman.
  21. literary deaths
    Let’s Talk About That One Heartbreaking Sentence in Go Set a WatchmanThe offscreen death of a beloved literary character.
  22. first looks
    Read the First Chapter of Harper Lee’s New BookWhat are you waiting for? Reese Witherspoon wants to know.
  23. vulture lists
    8 Books You Need to Read This JulyEach month, Boris Kachka offers nonfiction and fiction book recommendations. You should read as many of them as possible.
  24. book covers
    Here’s the Cover for Harper Lee’s New BookGo Set a Watchman is coming in July.
  25. books
    One Agency Investigating Harper Lee Has Checked OutThe Alabama Securities Commission said the author is aware of what’s going on.
  26. books
    The State of Alabama Is Also Concerned About Harper Lee’s Mental ConditionState officials are investigating reports of potential elder abuse.
  27. go f*ck yourself
    Harper Lee Tells Reporter to ‘Go Away!’Short but sweet.
  28. she said she said
    Harper Lee’s Lawyer Responds to Go Set a Watchman SpeculationLee is reportedly hurt and humiliated that people think someone has taken advantage of her.
  29. books
    Harper Lee Is Just ‘Happy As Hell’ About Go Set a WatchmanAccording to a statement she reportedly gave her lawyer.
  30. Harper Lee’s Editor on the New Book, Which He Only Learned About ‘Yesterday’HarperCollins’ Hugh Van Dusen discusses Go Set a Watchman and what people get wrong about the author.
  31. Read Harper Lee’s 5 Amazing Nonfiction PiecesClassics from McCall’s and Vogue.
  32. Harper Lee Wrote a To Kill a Mockingbird SequelFollowing Scout as an adult.
  33. obits
    Alice Lee, Sister of Harper Lee, Dead at 103She had been Alabama’s oldest working attorney.
  34. lawsuits
    Harper Lee Sues Over To Kill a Mockingbird CopyrightThe 87-year-old author claims that her literary agent’s son-in-law took advantage of her bad hearing.
  35. books
    Harper Lee: ‘Looks Like Books Are Coming to an End’But the silver lining is that she’s almost certainly a Vulture fan.