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This April 1961 essay in Vogue is one of Lee's few published works besides To Kill A Mockingbird. The Shelfari page that archives her clips is a great resource, but the server is often busy—be patient if the link doesn't load at first or try again later.
An essay about Lee's life-changing Christmas. This piece appeared in McCall's in December 1961.
Harper Lee wrote this essay for McCall's in August 1965.
Lee wrote this for a 1983 Alabama Heritage Festival.
Lee's most recent published work is this July 2006 essay in O Magazine. If you click on the picture, it enlarges enough to read.
Time magazine's 1960 review of To Kill A Mockingbird.
Hopefully the first and last review to refer to the book as "sugar-water served with humor."
In 1931, the ACLU sent an enterprising young female investigator to Scottsboro to write a report on the rape case unfolding there. Hollace Ransdall's excellent narrative gives insight into the minds of the white accusers and the conditions the black defendants faced.
A great National Geographic feature on Monroeville, Alabama.
A 2006 essay in The New York Times.