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Harper Lee Ready to Release Sequel for To Kill a Mockingbird

Harper Lee Ready to Release Sequel for To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird is one of America’s best-loved novels. A Pulitzer prize winner with themes of racism, innocence lost, and class system, it was frequently challenged and banned from school curriculums and libraries as it touched on the subjects of rape and racism. As often as it was challenged, it was beloved. It is one of my favorite novels; the voice of Scout as she learns about the adult world teaches us how to see through others’ eyes. It is no wonder that Harper Lee once said she would never write another novel because she considered this one her best writing. And she never did. Or so we thought. Lee wrote articles for magazines like Vanity Fair, but never ventured into writing novels again. But apparently, she recently came upon a manuscript that she had written around the same time as To Kill a Mockingbird. The only details s...

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AZ postcard: They grow cotton here, ostriches, too

AZ postcard: They grow cotton here, ostriches, too

One of the first documents placed in our hands when we arrived in Arizona this week is a list of 100 fun facts about the state. Just a few highlights: 19. Arizona grows enough cotton each year ...

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Technology

Tech giants at heart of EFF’s master plan to end mass surveillance

Tech giants at heart of EFF’s master plan to end mass surveillance

Tech giants at heart of EFF’s master plan to end mass surveillance The Electronic Frontier Foundation has revealed an ambitious plan to end over-zealous sur...

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Business

UK fraud office ends HP/Autonomy investigation

UK fraud office ends HP/Autonomy investigation

UK fraud office ends HP/Autonomy investigation The UK’s Serious Fraud Office has closed its investigation into HP’s US$11bn acquisition of software company Autonomy, which was founded by Irishman Dr Mike Lynch. HP was f...

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