Last week, a public school district in Mississippi pulled Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird from its 8th grade curriculum. To Kill a Mockingbird, which
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Dear Fahrenheit 451, To Kill a Mockingbird, & More
Dear Fahrenheit 451, by Annie Spence, is a collection of humorous letters addressed to books many of us have read (or have pretended to read).
Would Your Goodreads Profile Get You Out of Jury Duty? Should It?
As I continue to grapple with To Kill a Mockingbird’s legacy — including whether it’s time for schools to replace it in the curriculum now
What Should Kids Read In School INSTEAD of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird?
Raise your hand if you read To Kill a Mockingbird in school. That’s where many of us first encountered Harper Lee’s iconic novel about a
What Pet Should I Get? (1960 Versus Now)
These days, when Harper Lee and Dr. Seuss top the best seller list for “new” books they wrote decades ago, it feels more like 1960
Oliver Sacks on Writing (Why Use One Adjective When Six Could Apply?)
In On the Move: A Life, Oliver Sacks’s recently published memoir, we become better acquainted with the complicated human being whose popular case studies have