Harper Lee gets most of the claims to fame when it comes to Alabama's hometown authors, but Truman Capote was just as inspired by the small town of Monroeville.
Retired Alabama professor Ralph Voss—whose first introduction to the real-life story told in Truman Capote's In Cold Blood was as a teenager growing up in Kansas—talks about living with the book and why it remains a phenomenon 50 years later.
Visit nine small towns with charm, history, adventure — and literary roots.
"To Kill a Mockingbird" star Mary Badham talks about playing one of literature’s most beloved characters upon the paperback release of 'Go Set a Watchman.'
Summer reading on the horizon, the first film about the life of Flannery O'Connor, brunch like O. Henry, Dr. Seuss in New Orleans & new fiction.
More writings of Harper Lee's discovered, Capote on Bravo, ScarJo to play Zelda Fitzgerald and a Nashville guide to J.T. Ellison's 'No One Knows,' plus events & a new poem.
Kicking off National Poetry Month, Steve Martin & Edie Brickell's new Southern Gothic musical, letters from Harper Lee up for auction, plus details on the first Dave Robicheaux Literary Festival coming up next weekend.
Conclusion & Twitter chat for our Joshilyn Jackson Readalong, 11 books for spring, Harper Lee in the news again, Tennessee Williams' Birthday Celebration happening this month in Key West & new submissions guidelines for Southern Voice.
Nelle Harper Lee passed away peacefully in her sleep early Friday, February 19, aged 89.
Following the release of 'Go Set A Watchman' in 2015, 'To Kill A Mockingbird' is now headed for Broadway with some big names attached.