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Life Advice from Harper Lee 
From Letters of Note: 

A young fan of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ named Jeremy wrote to Harper Lee in 2006, and asked for a signed photo. He didn’t get one, but instead received this lovely piece of advice from the author that is far more precious. 

Harper Lee announced today - on her 88th birthday — that ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ will now be released as an audiobook and e-book. 
Happy Birthday, Harper! 

chicagopubliclibrary:

Life Advice from Harper Lee 

From Letters of Note

A young fan of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ named Jeremy wrote to Harper Lee in 2006, and asked for a signed photo. He didn’t get one, but instead received this lovely piece of advice from the author that is far more precious. 

Harper Lee announced today - on her 88th birthday — that ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ will now be released as an audiobook and e-book. 

Happy Birthday, Harper! 

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Advice on Writing YA Lit from My Mom the Librarian

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My mom is a high school librarian who is really into her job. As long as I can remember, there have always been stacks of books around our house and she gets excited when a good one or a new author comes out.

When I was home for Thanksgiving, I started grilling my mom about what makes good…

Ken Tucker's Best of 2013

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JASON ISBELL, SONGS THAT SHE SANG IN THE SHOWER

No music moved me more, made me think about life a bit differently, than Jason Isbell’s continually revelatory album Southeastern. It cohered as a statement about love, regret, loneliness, and joy, and also about what it’s like to be making…