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Reading Programs, Resources, and Communities: Go Set a Watchman (Fall 2015)

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"Originally written in the mid-1950sGo Set a Watchman was the novel Harper Lee first submitted to her publishers before To Kill a Mockingbird. Assumed to have been lost, the manuscript was discovered in late 2014.
Go Set a Watchman features many of the characters from To Kill a Mockingbird some twenty years later. Returning home to Maycomb to visit her father, Jean Louise Finch—Scout—struggles with issues both personal and political, involving Atticus, society, and the small Alabama town that shaped her." - Harper Collins Publishers

Harper Lee

New York Times informational page on Harper Lee with additional articles in relation to her and her novels. 

Article about Harper Lee and her childhood neighbor and author, Truman Capote. 

"Like" the official Harper Lee Facebook page!

Read this LIFE Magazine article published in May 1961 shortly after To Kill a Mockingbird was released.

Interviews About Harper Lee

Listen to this NPR interview with Marja Mills, author of The Mockingbird Next Door, a memoir about her experiences living next door to Harper Lee and her sister, Alice.

Watch a longer interview with Marja Mills on Milwalkee Public Television show I Remember

PBS interview with Mary McDonagh Murphy, author of Scout, Atticus, and Boo and director of the updated documentary, Harper Lee: American Masters, which now includes her own experiences with the author and new information about Go Set a Watchman

Harper Collins Publishers

Visit the Harper Collins Publishers website to discover more about about Harper Lee's new novel. 

A Reading Guide for Go Set a Watchman courtesy of Harper Collins Publishers

A sample chapter of Go Set a Watchman is available to read below or on the Harper Collins website!

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