How Harper Lee was duped into signing away the rights to To Kill a Mockingbird, which still sells 750,000 copies per year, and how she’s fighting to get them back.
Arts & Culture
Tuesday, February 3
Sunday, February 1
From 1968-1973, the three teenage Wiggin sisters, guided by a domineering father, played their strange music at New Hampshire ballrooms and recorded a single album. The Philosophy of the World LP goes for over $500 today, but the intervening decades have not been kind to the Wiggins.
Wednesday, January 28
The tragic final days (and very weird afterlife) of a radio legend.
Tuesday, January 27
In the wake of Rumours, the band endures a series of break-ups.
On the set of ‘Show Me a Hero,’ his new HBO miniseries, Simon is as impassioned, cantankerous, and uncompromising as ever.
Sunday, January 25
Long a cult favorite in comedy, Bob Odenkirk has finally found wider recognition—and respect—through a shady character named Saul.
Saturday, January 24
Mel and Norma Gabler of Longview, Texas, want to tell your children what to learn in school.
How a blind, destitute man became a world-class composer while living on the streets of New York.
Thursday, January 22
Alex Malarkey co-wrote a bestselling book about a near-death experience. Last week he admitted he made it up. Why wasn’t anyone listening to a quadriplegic boy and a mother who simply wanted to tell the truth?
A conversation with Björk about Vulnicura, her new—and confessional—album about her recent break-up with Matthew Barney.
Tuesday, January 20
An American writer living in Japan, unread and underpublished, sends an email to a group of writers he doesn’t know informing them that he is committing suicide.