Buzzfeed book titles - how many can you guess?

My good friend Verity (pictured) had way too much fun making up click bait titles for famous books, so here they are. Which books are these? 99 more words

Book Thoughts

Harper Lee and Elder Abuse

In recent weeks, there has been much speculation about some truly astonishing news – Harper Lee, the famous and reclusive author of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” will be releasing a new novel, a sequel to her first and only, in July. 1,800 more words

Scottsboro Boys

TASK

How could the events and outcomes of the Scottsboro Boy’s case have influenced the narrative of To Kill A Mockingbird?

EXTENSION

Should any nation allow the death sentence if there is not absolute faith in the integrity of the legal system? 6 more words

Enrichment

How do the lyrics of this song reflect 1930s America?

TASK

How does the message of this song compare with Harper Lee’s attitudes towards segregation in 1930s America?

Enrichment

THE OTHER (DIR. ROBERT MULLIGAN, USA, 1972) – BLU-RAY & DVD REVIEW

Hot on the heels of the superb Ganja & Hess re-release from The Eureka Classics Collection comes Robert Mulligan’s (To Kill a Mockingbird) elegantly lensed 1972 chiller… 409 more words

USA

Books Ruined by Later Works

I will start off by stating that I have MANY favorite novels. Now, I will state my disappointment in sequels and prequels of excellent literary works that have been ruined by its popularity for more background into the characters. 960 more words

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