Harper Lee

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To Kill a Mockingbird review – Harper Lee would approve of snappy Sorkin update
Rafe Spall is a dignified Atticus Finch in Aaron Sorkin’s smooth and confident adaptation, which finds modern-day resonances in the 1960 classic about racial injustice in the American south

Arifa Akbar

31, Mar, 2022 @10:59 PM

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Aaron Sorkin: ‘Screenwriters write about people who are cooler than we are’
The American writer known for The West Wing, Moneyball and The Social Network on adapting To Kill a Mockingbird for the stage in the 21st century

Dorian Lynskey

27, Mar, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Rafe Spall to star in West End premiere of To Kill a Mockingbird
Spall will replace Rhys Ifans as Atticus Finch in production opening at the Gielgud theatre in March 2022

Chris Wiegand

26, Mar, 2021 @11:30 AM

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Vick Hope: 'I didn’t just cry when reading A Little Life, I bawled'
The TV presenter, author and Women’s prize judge on reading To Kill a Mockingbird at nine, the influence of Malorie Blackman and her love for David Almond’s novels

Vick Hope

19, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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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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