#to kill a mockingbird

Jeff Daniels to Star in Aaron Sorkin Stage Adaptation of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Jeff Daniels has been cast as Atticus Finch in Aaron Sorkin's play of To Kill a Mockingbird.

Is It Time to Retire TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD From Required Reading Lists?

To Kill a Mockingbird is a foundational American text about racism--but it's time to move on to books that spotlight African American voices and don't lionize white saviors.

Top Ten Books from High School

What were the top ten books from high school that left an impression on you?

Bye, Boo: My Love to Harper Lee

She is the heart and whole of my complicated Southern vocabulary–a means of talking about roots in a gracious but ...

What’s in a (Literary) Name?

Naming something can a big thing — or not. As Shakespeare so famously said, “What’s in a name? That which ...

Moving Books Is Hard To Do

My reading life sits condensed in twenty boxes, waiting to be loaded onto a truck and carted 1,000 miles north. ...

A Father Introduces His Newborn Daughter To Books

Dear Matilda, It’s your dad here. The one without the milk. Please excuse this decidedly old fashioned way of communicating. ...

BELOVED (Not American History) Taught Me About the Horrors of Slavery

This is a guest post from Vanessa Willoughby. Vanessa is an editor and a writer. Her work has appeared on The ...

GO SET A WATCHMAN Will Break Your Heart (And You Should Read it Anyway)

I have always craved more Atticus Finch. He’s become a household god, of sorts, in the lives and literary sensibilities ...

Why My High School Production of TKAM Was Shut Down

This post is part of our Harper Lee Reading Day: a celebration of one of the most surprising literary events of ...

What Would Atticus Do?

This post is part of our Harper Lee Reading Day: a celebration of one of the most surprising literary events of ...

Book Fetish: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Edition

This post is part of our Harper Lee Reading Day: a celebration of one of the most surprising literary events of ...

IRL: Nonfiction to Read if You Love TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

This post is part of our Harper Lee Reading Day: a celebration of one of the most surprising literary events of ...

On Reading America’s Favorite Book for the First Time

This post is part of our Harper Lee Reading Day: a celebration of one of the most surprising literary events of ...

Why TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Isn’t A YA Novel

This post is part of our Harper Lee Reading Day: a celebration of one of the most surprising literary events of ...