The story behind the story — Go Set a Watchman

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    Guests: William Giraldi and Claire Suddath

    Go Set a Watchman has received mixed reviews and is the subject of lots of controversy, but it could turn out to be the best-selling book of the summer. The second novel of To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee was actually the first one she wrote and portrays a very different Atticus Finch than the hero Mockingbird readers revered and loved. Today on Radio Times, the story behind the story of Go Set a Watchman. Our guests are author WILLIAM GIRALDI who has written a series of articles about the book for The New Republic and journalist CLAIRE SUDDATH whose piece explores how the manuscript Harper Lee vowed not to publish became a book.

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