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Esteemed author Harper Lee dies at 89

Esteemed author Harper Lee dies at 89

Jesse Levinson, Staff Writer

February 20, 2016

Harper Lee, renowned author of “To Kill a Mockingbird” and most recently, “Go Set a Watchman,” died at age 89 on the morning of Friday, Feb. 19.   Many Staples students have expressed sentiments over the loss of such a highly-regarded author. “When I found out she passed I was re...

Harper Lee to release second novel

Harper Lee to release second novel

Julia Greenspan, Instagram Coordinator

February 5, 2015

“To Kill a Mockingbird” author Harper Lee, 88, announced on Tuesday Feb. 3 that she plans to publish her second book, “Go Set a Watchman,” in July 2015. Lee’s first and previously only novel, set in Macomb, Alabama, is narrated by 6-year-old Scout Finch over the span of three years. This...

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