As profound an act as writing “To Kill a Mockingbird” and releasing it, was Lee’s refusal to elaborate.
Alex Green is a graduate of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and has worked as a research associate at the Harvard Business School. He is also artist-in-residence at Arbalest Press in Boston.
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Time and again, the Nobel jury appears to put politics ahead of literary considerations.
Overly-prolific authors always make me think more fondly of writers like Harper Lee. Perhaps her ilk do not publish as much, but I always figured that the quality of their small output indicated that they had kind friends or good editors.
Unless the structure of the Eurozone is changed, similar crises will tend in the same direction, and if that is the case, the question arises: What is a government for?
In his volumes of verse, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, who died last Thursday, leaves a legacy of what he always sought for himself: a vision of grace in a difficult world.