Tag Archives: Harper Lee

The International Legacy of Harper Lee

In the days since Alabama writer Harper Lee’s death was reported, the news in the U.S. has been filled with reflections and tributes. Not too surprisingly, obituaries were also common in the U.K., Australia, and other English-speaking countries. But there’s a good … Continue reading

Banned: To Kill a Mockingbird and Beloved

By: Page Novak, UA undergraduate This fall, step into the lobby of Mary Harmon Bryant Hall to see Page Novak’s display of banned books celebrating Banned Book Week, which was September 21-27. Novak’s exhibition will be up for the remainder … Continue reading

Harper Lee Postscript: The Understatement of the Century

This detail from the “Little Nelle” Heads Ram… article posted earlier this week merits a second look. And write a book she did…. It was awarded the Pulitzer Prize 47 years ago today.

Of birthdays, Campus Humor Magazines, and the Pulitzer Prize!

One of the most beloved Alabamians and University of Alabama alums has a birthday this week – Happy Birthday, Harper Lee! And it was 47 years ago this week that she received quite a birthday present — the Pulitzer Prize … Continue reading

Congratulations Harper Lee!

A very special congratulations to beloved native daughter, University of Alabama alum, and friend to the UA Libraries, Nelle Harper Lee. On November 5, 2007, Ms. Lee was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian award. The … Continue reading