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The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee

Through a combination of persistence, kindness and journalistic karma, Marja Mills has done what no writer before her could: She got the reclusive "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee to open up about her life, her work and why she never wrote another book.

WOW! Heart wrenching, shocking and mesmerizing. A piece of history that we should all know about. Author's note, discussion questions and fascinating interview with the author. A must read.

How to Be Both

In Ali Smith's dazzling new novel, How to Be Both, frescoes painted in the 15th century become the connective tissue between two protagonists born hundreds of years apart. One, the real-life Italian Renaissance painter Francesco del Cossa, is reimagined by Smith as a girl disguised as a boy, while the other, Georgia (nicknamed George), is a modern-day British teenager.