With “Go Set a Watchman” now available to the rest of us — and not just rarefied book reviewers — will you read it? I am all for knowing what’s out there to be known, but I cannot overstate the impact “To Kill a Mockingbird” had on my thinking. I read it the summer I …
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Just a bit more on Harper Lee’s new novel
Cynical sends this,, an interesting piece by a Monroeville, La., native who knows more than most of us about Harper Lee, and the controversy around her recently published prequel, “Go Set a Watchman.” The piece includes her reaction to that book’s publication: I thought of Miss Nelle, sitting in that quiet nursing home out on …
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Should we be suspicious of a new Harper Lee novel?
Jezebel says yes, that this novel comes to light a suspicious three months after the reclusive author’s sister(who was also her lawyer) died. Harper Lee’s immenselyawesome “To Kill a Mockingbird” is set 20 years prior to this new novel, “Go Set a Watchman.” But, as Slate says: A new Harper Lee novel!