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Thursday, May 9, 2013

Hard to Believe: Harper Lee Sues to 'Re-secure' Mockingbird Copyright

For someone who shuns publicity, here is an upsetting article connected to many reader's favorite classic, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee...read on...

Harper Lee filed a lawsuit Friday in federal court in Manhattan to re-secure the copyright for To Kill a Mockingbird, the Associated Press reported. The suit, which seeks unspecified damages from Samuel Pinkus, the son-in-law of Lee's former literary agent, and companies he allegedly created, claims that he "failed to properly protect the copyright of the book after his father-in-law, Eugene Winick--who had represented Lee as a literary agent since the book was published in 1960 through the firm McIntosh and Otis--became ill a decade ago."-Shelf Awareness

To read more about this developing story, check out the Washington Post Article entitled: To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee’s new courtroom drama

Harper Lee Goes All Atticus Finch and Sues for Copyright of To Kill a Mockingbird

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