Harper Lee

Harper Lee, Author of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ Dies at 89

Harper Lee, whose first novel, “To Kill a Mockingbird,” about racial injustice in a small Alabama town, sold more than 10 million copies and became one of the most beloved and most taught works of fiction ever written by an American, has died. She was 89.

Her death was confirmed by Mary Jackson, the city clerk in Monroeville, Ala., where Ms. Lee lived. Ms. Jackson could not say where or when Ms. Lee died.

  • Waffle

    Where or when? In her bed while asleep. Just how I’d like to go. Lucky lady.