To Kill a Mockingbird

The Legacy of Harper Lee

Mindy Gibbins-Klein | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Entertainment
Mindy Gibbins-Klein

As one of the most iconic female writers, Harper Lee's death naturally struck a chord of sorrow with the world. Tributes have bloomed across many different platforms for this inspirational woman and the legacy of her work.

Harper Lee's Trump Card

James Christie | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Entertainment
James Christie

I saw the site where it all started, and remember putting down my rucksack on the corner of 15th and Monroe. There's an old quote about that. And funnily enough it comes from Mockingbird

'To Kill A Mockingbird' Author Harper Lee Dies Aged 89

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK Entertainment

'To Kill A Mockingbird' author Harper Lee has died, aged 89. It was confirmed that the reclusive writer had passed away in her hometown of Monroev...

Has Harper Lee Penned A Third Novel?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

Readers who were left stunned by the revelation that Harper Lee had penned a second novel might want to sit down for this news, as it’s been suggest...

The 'Go Set A Watchman' Reviews Are In...

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

Harper Lee’s second novel ‘Go Set A Watchman’ has finally been released, and fans across the world queued through the night to get their hands o...

Spoiler! Harper Lee's New Book Kills Off Key 'To Kill A Mockingbird' Character

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 10.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

Harper Lee’s surprise second novel ‘Go Set A Watchman’ is due for release on 14 July, and ahead of the publication date, the book’s first chap...

To Kill a Mockingbird and the Humanity of PR and Marketing

Jonathan Welsh | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK Tech
Jonathan Welsh

It is no reverse anachronism to state that Harper Lee did not need to undertake an SEO campaign to boost amazon rankings of her novel in the past 15 years, and there's no content marketing case study from 1955.

Louise Ridley

Suspicions Grow Over Timing Of 'Vulnerable' Harper Lee's New Novel | Louise Ridley | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK

Questions have been raised about the timing of a decision by Harper Lee, the famously private author of To Kill A Mocking Bird, to release her second ...

Harper Lee To Publish Second Novel: The Funniest Twitter Reactions

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Comedy

Iconic American novelist Harper Lee is to publish her second book, 'Go Set a Watchman', in July. Coming, as it does, more than 50 years after the p...

Gove's Changes - Are They Really Necessary?

Chloe Spencer | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Chloe Spencer

Classic American Literature such as Harper Lee's 'To Kill a Mockingbird' and John Steinbeck's novella 'Of Mice and Men' have been dropped from GCSE syllabuses, in regard to Gove's one of many undesired changes...

Maya Angelou, The Importance of Literature and Voices That Empower

Michelle Holmes | Posted 02.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Michelle Holmes

American novels and books written by non-British authors, that document tales of fiction and non fiction are as valid are as the likes of Shakespeare, although it can be argued fiction often doesn't quite embody the same level of encouragement.

The Rabid Dog and the Dead Mockingbird

Charley-Kai John | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Charley-Kai John

Michael Gove's intention to axe American Classics (To Kill A Mockingbird, Of Mice and Men and The Crucible) from the GCSE English Literature syllabus ...

Dear Mr Gove - Don't Axe The American Classics

Gemma Parry | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Gemma Parry

Dear Mr Gove, I woke up yesterday to a news feed awash with fears that you had plans to axe To Kill a Mockingbird and Of Mice and Men from the curric...

Five Great American Fictions You Might Not Read If Gove Gets His Way

The Huffington Post UK | Louisa Clack | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Education secretary Michael Gove's controversial announcement American fiction is to be sidelined in the new English Literature GCSE syllabus in favou...

Dear Michael Gove, Please Keep Your Politics Out of English

Tom Johnson | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Tom Johnson

Britain has indeed produced some of the world's best literature, but to presume that we have done so alone and prescribe a romp through literature that assumes as much ignores the world outside of our shores. If you want to inspire a love of literature, by all means select politically diverse works, gorgeously written, intellectually challenging pieces. But do not pick and choose a whole curriculum in accordance with a narrow, personal political vision.

Truth Or Fiction? Gove Hits Back At 'To Kill A Mockingbird' Claims

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK

Education Secretary Michael Gove has hit back at "culture warriors" who he says have wrongly accused him of banning modern American novels from the GS...

An Open Letter To Michael Gove

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Education secretary, Michael Gove, has announced American authors will be dropped from English literature GCSEs in favour of British writers. The r...

10 Reasons Why Gove Dropping 'To Kill A Mocking Bird' Is A Terrible Idea

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Michael Gove has announced that classic novels by American authors are to be dropped from the new English literature GCSEs in favour of British writer...

The Write Place

Mike Gerrard | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Gerrard

From the frozen north to the steamy south, and from the buzz of New York to the Pacific Ocean, America's landscapes have always inspired its authors.