The New Harper Lee Novel
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 9 , Segment 5
Episode: Secure Voting, Perovskite, Teen Food, Insurance, Harper Lee
- Feb 19, 2015 10:00 pm
- 16:52 mins
Guest: Chris Crowe, BYU English Professor Picture the scene in black and white. A young Gregory Peck, in suit and spectacles, sits on a porch swing talking to a distressed little girl named Scout. Despite the popularity of To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee never published another book. Well, until now. To Kill a Mockingbird remains to be a required reading for junior and high school students across the country. “Sometimes teachers are looking for stories that their readers can connect with. They have a character that is more easily identifiable for a teen reader,” says Crowe.