Posted on 12/30/2014 at 12:00 AM by Jeffrey Bruner

Harper Lee is the ultimate proof that you only have to write one novel. Granted, "To Kill a Mockingbird" is an American classic that nearly every schoolchild has read (and then re-read as an adult.) Why did she never write again? Lee has been reclusive for decades and doesn't grant interviews. Her friend, Thomas Butts, told an Australian newspaper in 2011 that the reason was two-fold:  "One, I wouldn't go through the pressure and publicity I went through with 'To Kill a Mockingbird' for any amount of money. Second, I have said what I wanted to say and I will not say it again."

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<p>Now that is really interesting - two good reasons I&#39;d say, especially no 2. I&#39;d never heard this before. Do you know what kind of pressure and publicity she went through?</p>
Margaret Skea | 05/24/2018 at 02:32 AM
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