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#TKAM re-read - day one (chapters 1, 2 & 3)

From the first pages of To Kill a Mockingbird, I felt like I travelled back in time, when I first read it. I am re-discovering how much I love this book. 525 more words

Harper Lee is not immune

Today in class I showed the courtroom scene from the movie version of To Kill a Mockingbird. Though the movie is a pale reflection of the book, like most movies based on books, the courtroom scene is not too bad—Gregory Peck is exactly how I picture Atticus. 297 more words

Racism

The TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD (re)read Challenge

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On 14th July, Penguin Random House will publish Go Set a Watchman, the recently discovered novel by Harper Lee. 257 more words

Classics

To Kill a Mockingbird [Re]Read + Giveaway

In anticipation of the publication of Harper Lee’s prequel/sequel Go Set a Watchman on the 14th July, the publisher William Heinemann has launched a ten day reading challenge. 415 more words

Give Away

"The Delights of Anticipation"

It’s rare that I hear about a new book before it’s published; it’s even rarer that the book turns out to be something I want to read. 333 more words

Ray Bradbury

It's A Man's, Man's, Man's Name for a Woman Writer

Women have been discriminated against since  our ancestors dwelled in caves and chased hairy mammoths over cliffs. And it seems that this is a world-wide phenomenon, not unique to the East or the West, India, England, Nigeria or your neck of the woods. 812 more words

General

20 May 2015: Living under a literary rock

I guess I’ve been living under the proverbial literary rock becuase I had no idea a sequel to To Kill a Mockingbird was coming out this summer!  184 more words

Creative Writing