The book shows the personal side of “Mockingbird” author Harper Lee

Homewood, Ala. – to the world, Harper Lee She was aloof to the point of being unknown, a privacy-obsessed person who spent most of her life avoiding public view despite writing one of the all-time bestsellers, “To Kill a Mockingbird”. For Wayne Flint, the Alabama-born author was his friend Neil. Flint, an old Southern historian … Read more

Art Spiegelmann receives Honorary National Book Award

New York This fall, Art Spiegelman will receive a National Honorary Book Award for his outstanding contribution to American literature. He feels proud and a little anxious. The unexpected pleasure cited by the National Book Foundation comes months after the Tennessee school board pulled the contradictory saga of Pulitzer Prize-winning film “Maus,” which found Spiegelman’s … Read more