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by RubenBolling
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Feb 19, 2015 at 06:50 AM PST with 29 Recommends
Harper Lee in a rare appearance. This is a nice surprise: Publisher Harper announced Tuesday that "Go Set a Watchman," a novel the Pulitzer ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 102 comments on Tue Feb 03, 2015 at 07:59 AM PST with 188 Recommends
Harper Lee only had one book in her; thankfully it was To Kill A Mockingbird. It was originally published in 1960, and I received my first copy that year on my thirteenth birthday. My radical, ...
by Most Awesome Nana
Comment Count 122 comments on Fri Dec 28, 2012 at 05:00 AM PST with 62 Recommends
I was born and raised in a small city ( pop.25,000) on the Canadian prairies. We were poor, but my sister and I didn't know it, because Mom and Dad made sure we had everything we needed, even if ...
by Thomasina
Comment Count 26 comments on Fri Jun 08, 2012 at 05:00 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
"All of it whispered painful truths, told them the progress they’d found was ephemeral, rooted in thin soil; that it might not even last their lifetimes”. -Barack Obama, "Dreams From My Father".
by KGardner
Comment Count 128 comments on Thu Apr 05, 2012 at 05:45 AM PDT with 172 Recommends
by trevorscottbarton
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun May 08, 2011 at 05:00 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
today is the 50th anniversary of Harper Lee being awarded the Pulitzer for her great novel. I am therefore reposting a diary from last year that addressed the book, in part as a result of a ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 20 comments on Sun May 01, 2011 at 05:38 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
= Expanded 're-post' from Comment in [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2010/7/11/883424/-To-kill-a-mockingbird-is-a-sin-.-.-. Teacherken's To Kill a Mockingbird Diary] = . I'm an ...
by BenGoshi
Comment Count 58 comments on Sun Jul 11, 2010 at 08:16 AM PDT with 72 Recommends
To kill a mockingbird is a sin, Finch told his children, because it brings no harm to others. "They don't do one thing but sing their hearts out for us," a neighbor further explained. ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 173 comments on Sun Jul 11, 2010 at 04:13 AM PDT with 238 Recommends
While working on the additions to my Nation magazine cover for a poster I started asking questions... Why Bayard Rustin but not Paul Lawrence Dunbar? Why Malcom X and not Ralph Ellison? ...
by johnmav
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Jul 30, 2009 at 10:01 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
You may recall that I created the Obama Inauguration cover for The Nation magazine... It's been a while and I've been busy on the poster for that cover. I'm almost finished..
by johnmav
Comment Count 268 comments on Fri Jun 05, 2009 at 04:15 AM PDT with 247 Recommends
by CityLightsLover
Comment Count 158 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2009 at 06:43 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
A teacher in WA state has caused quite a controversy by writing an editorial in which he urges that "Huck Finn", "Of Mice and Men" and "To Kill a Mockingbird" be removed from the classroom and ...
by Shane Hensinger
Comment Count 212 comments on Mon Jan 19, 2009 at 05:06 PM PST with 16 Recommends
The cousin of "Nell" Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird , was named the Pendleton County (West Virginia) 2008 Democrat of the Year. He was one of the few Democrats of influence ...
by jonimbluefaninWV
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Oct 21, 2008 at 01:48 AM PDT with 13 Recommends