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go-set-a-watchmanI’m Proud of You, Scout
How to Appreciate Harper Lee’s Go Set A Watchman

By Rachel Joy Watson

 

Editor’s note: Go Set A Watchman is one of our Books of the Month for August. Join us in our forums for conversation on the book, starting Sat. Aug 1…

 

Article, tweet and review after review have fixated on the literary world’s disenchantment with Atticus. That daydream of a lawyer. The ideal father. The man who fought for Tom Robinson when the rest of Maycomb would have liked to see him hanged. And along comes Go Set a Watchman, an unexpected sequel to our beloved To Kill a Mockingbird, to dash our perfect portrait of arguably the best character in literature.

And this is exactly what Lee’s “new” novel is about: disillusionment. Specifically, Scout’s disillusionment with Atticus; her epiphany that every person, regardless of their merits, is indeed human. Lee equated this realization with maturity. The following are a few ways to get the most out of Go Set a Watchman.

 

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Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)

Between the World and Me

By Ta-Nehisi Coates

Read an essay on this book from NEW YORK magazine

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10 Recommended Bargain Kindle ebooks for $3.99 or Less!

 




 

Prices on these ebooks should not change before August 31, 2014.
But to be on the safe side, please refresh the Amazon page before ordering…

(NOTE: Prices listed may or may be not be valid outside the United States… Sorry!)

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1) The Longing for Home: Reflections at Midlife by Frederick Buechner – $0.99

 

2) To Kill a Mockingbird (Harperperennial Modern Classics) by Harper Lee – $3.95
(PRE-ORDER, to be delivered Sept. 9. Now available for the first time on Kindle)

 

3) What’s So Amazing About Grace? by Philip Yancey– $2.99

 

4) Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius by Angeline Stoll Lillard – $2.99

 

5) The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation by Thich Nhat Hanh – $2.99

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Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)

See a book here that you’d like to review for us?
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Being Christian: Baptism, Bible, Eucharist, Prayer

by Rowan Williams

Read an interview with the author from RNS


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