Harper Lee

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American classics among most ‘challenged’ books of the decade in US
Huckleberry Finn and To Kill a Mockingbird among works protesters have tried to get removed from schools and libraries

Alison Flood

28, Sep, 2020 @3:04 PM

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Aaron Sorkin's To Kill a Mockingbird to open in West End next year
The West Wing writer’s play will coincide with the 60th anniversary of the publication of Harper Lee’s novel

Chris Wiegand

31, Oct, 2019 @11:32 AM

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The Testaments, 34 years in the making: the longest gaps between sequels
The three decades between The Handmaid’s Tale and Margaret Atwood’s much anticipated follow-up makes the wait for George RR Martin’s The Winds of Winter seem brief

David Barnett

09, Sep, 2019 @12:13 PM

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In brief: Furious Hours; When We Were Rich; Heroes – review
A compelling account of Harper Lee’s lost true-crime book and more

Hannah Beckerman

23, Jun, 2019 @12:00 PM

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The real story behind Harper Lee’s lost true crime book
Nearly 20 years after To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee was living out of the public eye, drinking and suffering from writer’s block. Then she came across the sensational case of a murderous preacher ...

Casey Cep

04, May, 2019 @6:00 AM

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New details of Harper Lee true crime book revealed as briefcase mystery solved
Author Casey Cep reveals discovery of ‘brimming’ cache of research by the novelist into Alabama preacher suspected of a string of murders

Jack Taylor and Sian Cain

04, May, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Harper Lee letter condemns home town for making her into a 'tourist attraction'
Auctioned letter to old friend fulminates against the ‘indescribable’ way To Kill a Mockingbird was being used to promote Monroeville, Alabama

Alison Flood

13, Mar, 2019 @2:20 PM

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To Kill a Mockingbird review – Aaron Sorkin spellbinds Broadway
The Oscar-winning writer’s controversial adaptation of the Harper Lee novel hits the stage with a splash and a strong central performance from Jeff Daniels

Alexis Soloski

14, Dec, 2018 @2:00 AM

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To Kill a Mockingbird hits Broadway after lawsuit over Aaron Sorkin’s script
The Social Network screenwriter’s take on Harper Lee’s novel had been opposed by her estate, and reports say portrayal of Atticus Finch has been softened

Alison Flood

13, Dec, 2018 @5:44 PM

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To Kill a Mockingbird voted top 'Great American Read' in US poll
Millions of American readers voted Harper Lee’s renowned story about racism as their favourite novel in six-month PBS poll

Guardian staff and agencies

24, Oct, 2018 @4:26 AM

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Michael Freedland obituary
Broadcaster, writer and prolific biographer of Hollywood and showbusiness stars

Stephen Pollard

12, Oct, 2018 @1:35 PM

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The Guardian view on modern writers: the myth of the reclusive author | Editorial
Editorial: These days, most writers cannot afford to live secluded from their public. But when a very private author like Thomas Harris announces a new novel, there’s always special excitement


07, Oct, 2018 @5:41 PM

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