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The New Zealand Herald
Movie review: Broken
Following his starring role in American sleuth drama Lie to Me , British actor Tim Roth is back in cinemas, with his talent writ as large as the screen itself.
Thu May 16, 2013
Who Owns the Rights to "To Kill a Mockingbird"?
Harper Lee only wrote one book in her life, but what a book. Her classic novel "To Kill a Mockingbird," published in 1960, spins the tale of a small town attorney who tries to stand up against the forces of racial injustice.
Tue May 14, 2013
Politicizing Junior High Literature
Forty-five states have adopted the Common Core State Standards, including the New York State Education Department, which publishes a The idea of a core curriculum is appealing to conservatives, who imagine replacing the current multicultural smorgasbord with a great books course that communicates the adventure and drama of human experience.
Mon May 13, 2013
'Mockingbird,' 'Superstar,' more on tap for Virginia Samford Theatre 2013-2014 season
A special production of "To Kill a Mockingbird" will open a Virginia Samford Theatre season that after that is filled with musicals and comedies.
Thu May 09, 2013
Harper Lee Sues to Recover Her Rights to To Kill a Mockingbird
For many lawyers, To Kill a Mockingbird is at the top of their list of "favorite books/movies about a lawyer." TKAM is about more than lawyering, of course.
Wed May 08, 2013
Robert Sean Leonard on Wrestling the Ghost of Gregory Peck in a...
It's been 22 years since Robert Sean Leonard last appeared on stage in London as George Gibbs in Our Town .
Tue May 07, 2013
Five reasons 'Gatsby' is the great American novel
Can't wait for the new movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio as The Great Gatsby? Here are five reasons The Great Gatsby, that gaudy Roaring Twenties tale of lost love should be ranked as the great American novel Is 'The Great Gatsby' The Great American Novel? USA TODAY's Deirdre Donahue gives five reasons why F. Scott Fitzgerald's Roaring Twenties ... (more)
The Washington Post
Finch, of course, is the honest lawyer, a heroic seeker of justice and hero of Harper Lee's novel, "To Kill a Mockingbird." The intensely private Lee has sadly made new headlines for a lawsuit she has brought against the son-in-law of her former literary agent over the copyright for the only novel she ever wrote.
Mon May 06, 2013
WNYC-AM New York
Harper Lee Sues Over 'Mockingbird' Copyright
Reclusive author Harper Lee has filed a lawsuit against the son-in-law of her former literary agent, claiming he tricked her into signing away her copyright to her classic novel "To Kill a Mockingbird." David Greene has more.
Helen Mirren gives street performers royal tongue lashing; singer...
Helen Mirren gives street performers royal tongue lashing; Harper Lee sues to regain copyright for classic novel To Kill A Mockingbird ; Mama June and Sugar Bear tie the knot; Amanda Bynes admits to having cosmetic surgery; and more.
Book News: Harper Lee Says Literary Agent Exploited Her Health
The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.
Author of "To Kill A Mockingbird" Sues Literary Agent
Harper Lee, 87, the author of Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "To Kill A Mockingbird," has sued her literary agent Samuel Pinkus, alleging that he tricked her into assigning him the copyright of her book.
Sun May 05, 2013
Leslie Criss: Goodness of people more prevalent than stupidity
"I think there's just one kind of folks. Folks." - Harper Lee, "To Kill a Mockingbird" "It is easy to believe we are each waves and forget we are also the ocean." - Jon J. Muth "As you discover what strength you can draw from your community in this world from which it stands apart, look outward as well as inward.
Names and faces
Harper Lee, the 87-year old author of To Kill a Mockingbird, has sued her former literary agent, claiming he took advantage of her age and infirmity to deprive her of royalties from the novel.
Sat May 04, 2013
Harper Lee sues agent over copyright
HARPER Lee, the 87-year-old author of To Kill a Mockingbird, is suing her literary agent and others over the rights to the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.
The airstrike that Israeli warplanes carried out in Syria was directed at a shipment of advanced surface-to-surface missiles from Iran that Israel believed was intended for Hezbollah, the militant Lebanese organisation, American officials said today.... Bangladesh today urged the EU not to take tough measures against its economically crucial ... (more)
The Pordland Mercury
Good Morning, News
It's gorgeous outside, everybody, and I am feeling, shall we say, less than up to enjoying the gifts the day has bestowed.
'Mockingbird' Writer Harper Lee Sues To Regain Pulitzer-Winning Novel's Copyright
One of American literature's greatest courtroom dramas is generating some legal theater of its own.
Detroit Free Press
'Mockingbird' author Lee sues over copyright in U.S.
The author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel 'To Kill a Mockingbird' has filed a lawsuit to re-secure the copyright to it.
Fri May 03, 2013
Harper Lee sues over copyright of 'To Kill A Mockingbird'
A wildfire burned across a Southern California region, flaring up amid strong winds in the morning and cutting a 10-mile path to the Pacific by nightfall.