Saturday, February 20, 2016

Harper Lee Dies at 89

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' died Friday in Monroeville, Ala. more  

And at Flavorwire:

Harper Lee Dies at 89

Nelle Harper Lee, whose novel To Kill a Mockingbird is a classroom staple and American classic, has died at 89, according to multiple news sources. To Kill a Mockingbird’s iconic coming-of-age narrative, mixing the horror of a racist justice system with a degree of youthful sentimentality, has endeared it to several decades of readers, teachers — and even those critics who admit its power to enchant and awaken while remaining wary of its simple moral scheme.
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