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Harper Lee was born in 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama. She attended Huntingdon College and studied law at the University of Alabama. She is the author of the acclaimed To Kill a Mockingbird, and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and numerous other literary awards and honours. She died on 19 February 2016.

Books by Harper Lee

To Kill A Mockingbird
Go Set a Watchman

Awards and Recognition

  • Presidential Medal of Freedom
    2007
    Winner
    Presidential Medal of Freedom (USA)
  • National Medal of Arts
    2010
    Winner
    National Medal of Arts (USA)