Go Set a Watchman
Originally published 10/28/2015
In Watchman, Lee erases the distance between the reader and problem at the heart of the story, racism, and forces us to deal with it in ways that we did not in To Kill A Mockingbird
Originally published 07/27/2015
Is ”Watchman” a newly discovered novel or a mediocre first draft of “To Kill a Mockingbird”?
Originally published 07/22/2015
There is little reason to doubt, and every reason to believe, that a respectable Southern white man in the 1930s could defend a black man wrongly accused of rape, but still rise to the defense of Jim Crow.
Originally published 07/17/2015
What the beloved literary character seems to have in common with Strom Thurmond.
Originally published 02/17/2015
How a manuscript’s discovery became Harper Lee’s ‘new’ novel
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