Harper Lee

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Author of To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee: worked on true crime case. Photograph: Donald Uhrbrock/Time Life Pictures/Getty Image

A long-rumoured briefcase containing research materials for the beginnings of a true crime book by Harper Lee has been found, confirming that the To K(...)

Author of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Harper Lee, who died on Friday aged 89, in the local courthouse of her home town,  Monroeville, Alabama, in 1961. Photograph: Donald Uhrbrock//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images

Harper Lee, whose first novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, about racial injustice in a small Alabama town, sold more than 10 million copies and became one(...)

 Hodges Figgis manager Tony Hayes having an early look at Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman’, which goes on sale after midnight on Tuesday, July 14th. Many bookshops around the world country stayed open all night to allow devoted  fans  to get their hands on the  much-anticipated book from the author of To Kill A Mockingbird. Photograph: Photocall/RollingNews.ie

A young woman is returning home to Maycomb, Alabama, from New York. It is her fifth annual trip. This time she is travelling by train, instead of by a(...)