Picture of Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird; twentieth century American Literature
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On this day in 1926 Harper Lee was born in Monroeville, Alabama. After the immediate and overwhelming success of To Kill a Mockingbird (1960), and despite forecasting more, Lee is known to have published only three short magazine articles subsequently, all in the 60s, and she rarely broke the silence and anonymity into which she quickly retreated.

 

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