Harper Lee, Author of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ Dies at 89 – The New York Times

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, died on Friday in Monroeville, Ala., where she lived. She was 89.

Source: Harper Lee, Author of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ Dies at 89 – The New York Times