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Go Set A Watchman

Released on July 14, Harper Lee’s Go Set A Watchman has already sold more than 1.1 million copies amidst much conjecture about its origins and publication.  Add to that the new book’s characterization of the beloved Atticus Finch as a born again racist, and you have controversy in the book world that, among other things, sells books.  The fact that I don’t have to tell you who Atticus Finch is is proof of the wide-ranging extent of the debate. Continue reading