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Monday Jul 28 | Book TV

"The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee"

Marja Mills talks about the life, career, and opinions of Harper Lee, author of "To Kill a Mockingbird."

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The News Tribune

Marja Mills addresses controversy at literary event

Less than a week after the publication of Marja Mills' memoir, "The Mockingbird Next Door," her story of befriending famously reclusive 88-year-old author Nelle Harper Lee, the book remains embroiled in controversy.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

MetaFilter

"Remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird."

The iconic 88-year-old author is involved in [another] messy tussle over a new biography.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Concord Monitor

Lee objects to new biography of her by Mills

To gather material for her intimate portrait, Mills rented a house in Monroeville, Ala., next door to the 88-year-old author and her older sister, Alice, and gradually got to know them.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Cross Roads News

Book looks at Harper Lee

Author Marja Mills offers an intimate look at the life of Harper Lee of "To Kill a Mockingbird" fame on July 25 at First Baptist Church Decatur.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

SFGate

'The Mockingbird Next Door,' by Marja Mills

In 1964, when Harper Lee was still issuing public statements, she told an interviewer: "All I want is to be the Jane Austen of south Alabama."

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Reclusive author Harper Lee launches scathing attack on 'intimate account'

"Rest assured, as long as I am alive any book purporting to be with my cooperation is a falsehood," Harper Lee says.

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Switched

A Look Inside The Town That Inspired 'To Kill A Mockingbird'

The following is an excerpt from The Mockingbird Next Door by Marja Mills [Penguin Press, $27.95] , who, while working for the Chicago Tribune, was granted a rare opportunity to interview Harper Lee, with whom she formed a close friendship over the span of several years.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

USA Today

'Mockingbird Next Door' moves in on Harper Lee

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Star Tribune

Review: 'The Mockingbird Next Door: Life With Harper Lee,' by Marja Mills

NONFICTION: Journalist Marja Mills writes about Harper Lee's small-town life in a debut that combines memoir with biography.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

MacLeans

Beware the friendly journalist next door

It's a marvel this book exists given the press-shy nature of its subject. Harper Lee, the author of To Kill a Mockingbird , stopped giving interviews decades ago, responding to requests with either a "no" or a "hell, no!" Often she is labelled a recluse, but that's the wrong word for her.

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ABC15.com

'To Kill a Mockingbird' is now an e-book

Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" celebrates its 54th birthday today, and for the first time, it's available as an e-book.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Review: Authors mine relationships with J.D. Salinger and Harper Lee

Imagine that one of the most beloved, bestselling - and reclusive - American authors invited you to move in next door, or called the office where you worked and engaged you in friendly conversations.

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