A Southern Classic Turns 50

Harper Lee’s masterpiece is 50 years old this year.

Celebrations of this never-out-of-print book’s original publication are planned throughout the country through September.

The story of the book’s popularity, of the 84-year-old author’s famous shyness, and some of the events scheduled this year to honor it, are described in this recent article from the New York Times.

Copies of this book are in every U.S. public library and  bookstore. If you never got around to reading it, you might consider doing so this summer.

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One Response to A Southern Classic Turns 50

  1. Darlene says:

    I love that this book has endured. When I think of southern literature, it always stands prominent.

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