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  • Published: 1 August 2015
  • ISBN: 9781784753054
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $19.99

Scout, Atticus & Boo

A Celebration of To Kill a Mockingbird




A celebration of To Kill a Mockingbird; this book is a collection of interviews conducted by the Emmy Award-winning producer, Mary McDonagh Murphy. This book commemorates one of our most loved novels through compelling interviews with the likes of James Patterson, Anna Quindlen and Oprah Winfrey.

‘You come away from Murphy’s book with a renewed amazement at what Lee was able to achieve with a single perfect novel’ Entertainment Weekly

First published in 1960, To Kill a Mockingbird is not only a beloved classic, but also a touchstone in literary and social history.

This book commemorates more than half a century of To Kill a Mockingbird, and explores how it has left its indelible mark. Contributions come from Oprah Winfrey, James Patterson, Adriana Trigiani, Scott Turow, Richard Russo, Anna Quidlen and Wally Lamb among others, and they reflect upon what the book means to them, and how it has affected their lives and careers.

  • Pub date: 1 August 2015
  • ISBN: 9781784753054
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Mary McDonagh Murphy

Mary McDonagh Murphy is an Emmy Award-winning producer and an independent documentary director. This book is based on her interviews for the film Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and To Kill a Mockingbird, released theatrically and broadcast on PBS’s American Masters. She has written for Newsweek, the Chicago Tribune, the New York Post, and Publishers Weekly. She lives in Scarborough, New York, with her husband, Bob Minzesheimer, and their two children.


Praise for Scout, Atticus & Boo

“wonderful and interesting”

BBC Radio 2, Arts Show with Claudia Winkleman

“This book is a marvelous collection of memories and thoughts surrounding To Kill a Mockingbird…hugely relevant and also touching and powerful…[a] hugely enjoyable read”

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