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Harper Lee - Harper Lee By the Numbers: The Writer and Her Novels

Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee is published today. It is her second novel to reach readers' hands and its discovery and plot has been hotly debated in advance. Here are the important facts about Harper Lee and her two novels.

Jul 14th, 2015 | 0 comments

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Harper Lee - Harper Lee Meeting: Exclusive Report from Filmmaker

Filmmaker and author Mary McDonagh Murphy filmed author Harper Lee with her close friend and benefactor Joy Brown on June 30, 2015, in Monroeville, Alabama. See the exclusive report on American Masters.

Jul 13th, 2015 | 0 comments

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Harper Lee - Live Q&A with Director Mary McDonagh Murphy

Watch a recorded live Q&A with Mary McDonagh Murphy, director of Harper Lee: American Masters, and Harper Lee's longtime friend and benefactor Joy Brown. Both met with Harper Lee on June 30, 2015 upon the occasion of the upcoming publication of Go Set a Watchman

Jul 9th, 2015 | 0 comments

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Harper Lee - Filmmaker Interview About Harper Lee and New Novel

In an interview with MetroFocus, filmmaker and director Mary McDonagh Murphy speaks about her Harper Lee documentaries, Harper Lee's history and Lee's upcoming new novel.

Jul 9th, 2015 | 0 comments

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Harper Lee - Students, Authors and Oprah Discuss To Kill a Mockingbird

Students in New York and Alabama, writers and Oprah share their opinions about the novel.

Jul 8th, 2015 | 0 comments

Harper Lee - Quiz. How Well Do You Know Harper Lee?

Take a quiz to test your knowledge of Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird, and her upcoming novel Go Set a Watchman.

Jul 7th, 2015 | 0 comments

Harper Lee - To Kill a Mockingbird: Famous Quotes

Here are just a few passages from the book --- some famous, some quirky --- that remind us of why Harper Lee is an American Master.

Jun 30th, 2015 | 0 comments

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Harper Lee - About the Documentary

Explores the history and impact of To Kill a Mockingbird and get an unprecedented look at the life of novelist Harper Lee.

Jun 4th, 2015 | 13 comments

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August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand - Music in August Wilson's Work

Learn how Kathryn Bostic scored August Wilson's plays and the film August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand; what songs Wynton Marsalis played at Wilson's funeral; and how actor Ruben Santiago-Hudson became a blues harmonica player.

Feb 12th, 2015 | 0 comments
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