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Just Mercy movie review: Michael B Jordan, Jamie Foxx's straightforward legal drama exposes America's criminal injustice system
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Just Mercy movie review: Michael B Jordan, Jamie Foxx's straightforward legal drama exposes America's criminal injustice system

Just Mercy could have then been more than just a standard legal drama, but a punch in the gut to America's civil rights legacy.

Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird voted as America's best-loved novel in PBS survey
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Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird voted as America's best-loved novel in PBS survey

To Kill A Mockingbird, the Pulitzer-prize winner proved enduring enough to overcome the popularity of hefty epics such as Harry Potter or The Lord of the Rings

Harper Lee's estate accuses Aaron Sorkin of straying too far from To Kill a Mockingbird in Broadway adaption
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Harper Lee's estate accuses Aaron Sorkin of straying too far from To Kill a Mockingbird in Broadway adaption

Sorkin’s decision to depart from Harper Lee’s text is in fact, also a factor that would make this re-imagination of To Kill A Mockingbird stand out.

Harper Lee's estate sues Aaron Sorkin's Broadway adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird
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Harper Lee's estate sues Aaron Sorkin's Broadway adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird

The lawsuit argues that writer Aaron Sorkin’s script deviates too much from the novel.

Netflix, Pokémon Go, US Presidential elections: The pop culture moments that defined 2016
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Netflix, Pokémon Go, US Presidential elections: The pop culture moments that defined 2016

On this the final day of the mockery that was 2016, let’s look back at this year through the prism of pop culture: From JK Rowling to late night TV, the end of Vine, and the loss of too many icons to count

RIP: Harper Lee, 'To Kill a Mockingbird' author, passes away at 89
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RIP: Harper Lee, 'To Kill a Mockingbird' author, passes away at 89

Harper Lee was the elusive author of To Kill a Mockingbird, a book that looked at racial injustice in a small Southern town through the eyes of a child.

The Namesake's Gogol, Roald Dahl's Matilda and other literary heroes who deserve a comeback
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The Namesake's Gogol, Roald Dahl's Matilda and other literary heroes who deserve a comeback

Here are five iconic literary characters with whom we’d like to go back to the future.

Literary hero Atticus Finch is racist in Harper Lee's 'Go Set a Watchman' and readers aren't happy
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Literary hero Atticus Finch is racist in Harper Lee's 'Go Set a Watchman' and readers aren't happy

The world went into a frenzy when Harper Lee came out with her second novel Go Set A Watchman, 55 years after her literary masterpiece To Kill a Mockingbird.

After 'Go Set a Watchman,' Harper Lee's lawyer hints that there could be a third novel
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After 'Go Set a Watchman,' Harper Lee's lawyer hints that there could be a third novel

Excitement soared with the publication on Tuesday of Harper Lee's eagerly awaited, but controversial second novel as her lawyer hinted the reclusive 89-year-old may have written a third book.

Beware Harper Lee fans! Atticus Finch in her new book isn't anything like the one you know
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Beware Harper Lee fans! Atticus Finch in her new book isn't anything like the one you know

Publisher HarperCollins, anticipating concerns that Atticus' harsh talk will disillusion millions of fans, issued a statement.

Harper Lee 'happy as hell' about reactions to new book
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Harper Lee 'happy as hell' about reactions to new book

The 88-year-old author of "To Kill a Mockingbird" is "happy as hell" with the reactions to her decision to publish a second novel.

To Kill A Mockingbird's sequel: Why Harper Lee's friends are surprised at the news
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To Kill A Mockingbird's sequel: Why Harper Lee's friends are surprised at the news

Hometown friends of author Harper Lee are struggling to reconcile a publisher's sensational announcement that her decades-old manuscript for a sequel will be released.

'To Kill a Mockingbird' movie sequel? What the new Harper Lee book may mean
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'To Kill a Mockingbird' movie sequel? What the new Harper Lee book may mean

The movie version of "To Kill a Mockingbird" is the rare adaptation as beloved as its source material.

Go Set a Watchman: Harper Lee's sequel of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' is coming in July
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Go Set a Watchman: Harper Lee's sequel of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' is coming in July

Rediscovered last fall, Go Set a Watchman is essentially a sequel to To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, although it was finished earlier.

Harper Lee sues museum dedicated to 'To Kill a Mockingbird'
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Harper Lee sues museum dedicated to 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

Harper Lee was once universally revered by her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama, but a legal battle over the shrine it built to honor her literary legacy is dividing the small southern city.

Women scientists, Wikipedia under microscope in US
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Women scientists, Wikipedia under microscope in US

Look up a female scientist or technologist on Wikipedia, and you might not find what you're looking for...

Author Harper Lee in dispute with US museum over book's title
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Author Harper Lee in dispute with US museum over book's title

The 87-year-old author has filed an application seeking a trademark for the book's title when it is displayed on clothing and other merchandise. The move is being challenged by the Monroe County Heritage Museum, which says it sells T-shirts and souvenirs with the words To Kill a Mockingbird to help fund its operations.

Don't call Salinger a 'one hit wonder', call him a soloist
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Don't call Salinger a 'one hit wonder', call him a soloist

Why did writers like JD Salinger, Harper Lee and Emily Bronte write just one novel? For some reason, one life-altering novel proved quite enough for them as their life’s literary output.