If you've never read this, go to your local library and open a new world...an innocent world in some ways but yet a close minded world of prejudice and hate, and with characters who stood by their convictions.Were people really so full of integrity?Has the world changed so much that it's become hard to even comprehend ppl being so decent and standing up for what they believed in? A must read.
In 1960, 'To Kill a Mockingbird' by Harper Lee, was published. Though the book sold widely, won the Pulitzer Prize, and became a modern American classic, it is the only novel she ever published. Just days after the publication, Lee responded to Mrs. L.H. Hudson, a member of a Daughters of the Confederacy book club, addressing the question about where the novel is set, “The only answer I can give you is that Maycomb County is in my heart and the Landing is in my imagination."
Author Harper Lee sues for To Kill a Mockingbird rights The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "To Kill A Mockingbird," Harper Lee, on Friday sued her literary agent, claiming he tricked her into assigning the copyright on her book to him.
Harper Lee Denies Rumors She Was 'Pressured' into Releasing New Book. The 88-year-old author of "To Kill A Mockingbird" says, 'I'm alive and kicking and happy as hell with the reactions to Watchman,'Thursday morning, according to the BBC."
Through a combination of persistence, kindness and journalistic karma, Marja Mills has done what no writer before her could: She got the reclusive "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee to open up about her life, her work and why she never wrote another book.