Where has Harper Lee been since 'To Kill a Mockingbird' was published?

February 4, 2015 3:46 PM

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Harper Lee published "To Kill a Mockingbird" in 1960. The novel was a wild success: It won the Pulitzer Prize, was a best-seller, and was adapted into an acclaimed, Oscar-winning film in 1962. As the years ticked by and "To Kill a Mockingbird" became an enduring classic, Lee withdrew from public life. She never published a second book.

That will change in July, when "Go Set a Watchman," a sequel under wraps for more than 50 years, will be published by Lee. It's a coup for the publisher; "To Kill a Mockingbird" has sold more than 40 million copies.

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