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15 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Wake Up with BWW 8/28/14 - it's Only a Play Begins, Shapiro Sisters...

WAKE UP with BWW 8/28/14 - IT'S ONLY A PLAY Begins, Shapiro Sisters and RELATIVITY at 54 Below, 'MOCKINGBIRD' and More! Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Broadway's IT'S ONLY A PLAY, starring renowned stage duo Nathan Lane and ... (more)


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Wed Aug 27, 2014


Young People's Theatre to Open 2014-15 Season With to Kill a Mockingbird, Oct 6

Young People's Theatre is very proud to open the 2014/15 season with the stage adaptation of Harper Lee 's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, To Kill a Mockingbird.


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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Alternative Press

'To Kill A Mockingbird' -- a timeless story of Southern life and childhood.

Fearless Productions, LLC presents a dramatization of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird.


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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Publishers' Weekly

PW Online and On Air: Week of August 25, 2014

YA and children's books' movie adaptations are driving overall sales across the country, with If I Stay , The Fault in Our Stars , The Giver , and books in the Divergent series dominating most regions.


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Wed Aug 20, 2014

USA Today

Behind the lines: Tour Southern literary destinations

Reimagined as Jefferson, Oxford, Miss. provided the setting for such classics as "Light In August" and "The Sound and the Fury."


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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Sag Harbor Online

topppd.net: Study it, liked it,thank youu for it...

How far will any of us go to stand up for what is right? When the question is a theoretical one, it's easy to say, "to great extremes."


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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Mail & Guardian

To Kill a Mockingbird tops list of women's greatest books

Harper Lee's novel To Kill A Mockingbird has been voted the most influential book written by a woman.


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The American Conservative

Horton Footea s Farewell

Somehow you always know when you're watching a work by Horton Foote, be it play or film.


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Wed Aug 13, 2014


5 must-read controversial/banned books

The best books open our eyes and allow us to see the world in a whole new way -- and that's exactly what each and every book on this list does.


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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Women's eNews

Novelist Harper Lee Opens Up to Chicago Journalist

It was as if I had answered the phone and heard "Hello. This is the Wizard of Oz."


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Sat Aug 09, 2014

South China Morning Post

Starstruck journalist's banal book wastes access to Harper Lee

A journalist's deferential chronicle of Harper Lee's life still resulted in trouble with the reclusive author, writes Madeline Gressel In 2001, Chicago Tribune journalist Marja Mills travelled to visit American author Harper Lee in the small but charming southern town of Monroeville in Alabama.


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Thu Aug 07, 2014


What did you read this summer?

DBR Books Blog asked the age old back-to-school essay question that teachers always present to their students every year: What did you read this summer? Didn't you hate that question at the beginning of the school term every year? I am sure you hated it, especially when you didn't read anything all summer.


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5 True Literary One-Hit Wonders

Last month, a memoir chronicling Marja Mills's friendship with Harper Lee, The Mockingbird Next Door , hit the bookshelves to immediate controversy.


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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Deseret News

In our opinion: Congressional 'exchange visits' can lift, enlighten

Utah Sen. David Hinkins, R-Orangeville, left, takes in an evening cruise on the Colorado River in Moab with U.S. Congressmen Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, Elijah Cummings, D-Md., on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014.


Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jason Chaffetz, US Politics, Sundance Film Festival, Utah, Elijah Cummings, Democrat, Moab, UT, Pop/Rock, Opinion


Real Housewives of NY Defame Harper Lee, Work Andy Cohen's Last Nerve

Because a rehash of hashtag-bookgate isn't dramatic enough on its own merits, Aviva Drescher has the nerve to sully the fine reputation of To Kill a Mockingbird writer-girl Harper Lee by claiming that Truman Capote was her ghostwriter.


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Tue Aug 05, 2014

American Thinker

Where is Atticus Finch when you need him?

Atticus Finch, Harper Lee's mythic Southern liberal, wisely shot the rabid dog before it could infect Jem, Scout, Calpurnia or the other town-folks of Maycomb with a lethal disease.


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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Alabama Live

Harper Lee 'Mockingbird Tribute,' filmed at the Alabama Theatre, airs this weekend on...

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- If you missed seeing author Marja Mills talk about her new book "The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee" last week at the Alabama Theatre, you have two chances to watch her this weekend on C-SPAN2's Book TV .


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Fairfax Times

Quick Hits: Weekend picks for Montgomery, Prince Georgea s and Fairfax counties

Remember all of the books you had to read in school? Surely not ... too many books and too long ago to remember.


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Thu Jul 31, 2014

In These Times

What Is Literature For?

John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men has been on the examination syllabus for English schoolchildren for more than 50 years.


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