'We Devoured It': Publisher on Author Harper Lee's Long-Lost Second Book

February 4, 2015 2:22 AM

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More than 50 years after author Harper Lee's only published novel — the iconic "To Kill a Mockingbird" — his shelves, a second book, once thought lost by everyone including the author herself, is coming to life, her publisher announced Tuesday.

The novel, which Lee titled "Go Set a Watchman," was written in the mid-1950s — penned before what in 1960 would become the must-read tale of lawyer Atticus Finch, his daughter, Scout, and Atticus' defense of a falsely accused black man in the Depression-era South.

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