The author Lee wrote one of America’s most beloved literary classics
It would be a mistake to read Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman as a sequel to her 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning To Kill a Mockingbird. There are many points of divergence or overlap between the novels, which are related in a complicated way.
Harper Lee’s newly released novel presents us with a stunningly bigoted Atticus Finch. What are we to make of the character now?
Before the sequel hits shelves, brush up on the original ‘Mockingbird.’