Sunday, July 12, 2015
Harper Lee not expected to read from 'To Kill a Mockingbird' in Mon, July 13, Read a Thon at Barnes and Noble Shreveport
"To begin with, this case should never have come to trial. The state has not produced one iota of medical evidence that the crime Tom Robinson is charged with ever took place." Gregory Peck in "To Kill A Mockingbird."
A "To Kill a Mockingbird" reading will be held at Barnes and Nobles Shreveport on Mon, July 13, says McKenzie Hobbs. In fact the reading will take place in all the B&N's across the world.
"We will be hosting the reading in celebration and anticipation of the July 14 release of Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman." The event consists of having the classic read out loud all day. We are dividing the 12 hours into 30 minute reading spots. The event is free and open for anyone to attend. I will introduce the readers as we go," promises Hobbs.
Harper Lee had been scheduled to read at noon at the Bayou Walk Shopping Center, Shreveport, said Mr Peck, but something has come up.
"Go Set A Watchman" will retail in hardback for about $16. Readers can enjoy the first chapter online courtesy of the Guardian.