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  1.  Tru & Nelle by: Neri, Greg
    $17.00

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    A fictionalized account of the real-life friendship of Truman Capote and Nelle Harper Lee. In their small town of Monroeville, Alabama, in 1930, misfits Tru and Nelle strike up a friendship and find a mystery to solve when someone breaks into the drugstore and steals some candy and a fancy brooch. Long before they became famous writers, Truman Capote ("In Cold Blood") and Harper Lee ("To Kill a Mockingbird") were childhood friends in Monroeville, Alabama. This fictionalized account of their time together opens at the beginning of the Great Depression, when Tru is seven and Nelle is six. They love playing pirates, but they like playing Sherlock and Watson-style detectives even more. It s their pursuit of a case of drugstore theft that lands the daring duo in real trouble. Humor and heartache intermingle in this lively look at two budding writers in the 1930s South." Learn More
  2. Alabama Moon by Watt Key
    $8.99

    For as long as ten-year-old Moon can remember, he has lived out in the forest in a shelter with his father. They keep to themselves, their only contact with other human beings an occasional trip to the nearest general store. When Moon's father dies, Moon follows his father's last instructions: to travel to Alaska to find others like themselves. But Moon is soon caught and entangled in a world he doesn't know or understand; he's become property of the government he has been avoiding all his life. As the spirited and resourceful Moon encounters constables, jails, institutions, lawyers, true friends, and true enemies, he adapts his wilderness survival skills and learns to survive in the outside world, and even, perhaps, make his home there.

    "Alabama Moon" is a 2007 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

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  3. The Harper Lee Collection: To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman (Dual Slipcase Edition) by Harper Lee
    $55.00

    Now available together in a special boxed set, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Harper Lee's bestselling novels To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman.

    Set in the small town of Maycomb, Alabama, and featuring characters that have become indelible in American culture, Harper Lee's beloved classic of Southern literature, To Kill a Mockingbird and her newly found novel, Go Set a Watchman, offer a haunting portrait of race and class, innocence and injustice, hypocrisy and heroism, tradition and transformation in the Deep South of the 1930s and 1950s that resonates today.

    Enduring in vision, Harper Lee's timeless novels illuminate the complexities of human nature and the depths of the human heart with humor, unwavering honesty, and a tender, nostalgic beauty, and will be celebrated by generations to come.

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  4. The Harper Lee Audio Collection: To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman
    $64.99

    Includes audiobook CD editions of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, performed by Sissy Spacek, and Go Set a Watchman, performed by Reese Witherspoon.

    Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird has been beloved by millions for over fifty years, and now following the release of her second book, Go Set a Watchman, the audiobook editions of both novels are beautifully packaged together in a limited edition slipcase, just in time for the holiday season.

    To Kill a Mockingbird: Through the young eyes of Scout and Jem Finch, Harper Lee explores with rich humor and unswerving honesty the irrationality of adult attitudes toward race and class in the Deep South of the 1930s. The conscience of a town steeped in prejudice, violence, and hypocrisy is pricked by the stamina and quiet heroism of one man's struggle for justice--but the weight of history will only tolerate so much.

    Go Set a Watchman: Taking place 20 years after the events of To Kill a Mockingbird, Go Set a Watchman looks at the characters of the world famous novel as they adjust to the turbulent political events of the mid-1950s in America. Jean-Louise Finch (known in her childhood as Scout) is making a visit back to Maycomb, Alabama where she confronts the ghosts of her own past. Moving, funny and compelling, Go Set a Watchman casts a fascinating light on the famous To Kill a Mockingbird, and stands as a magnificent novel in its own right.

    Now, for the first time ever, these two magnificent audiobooks will be packaged together, becoming the perfect gift for Harper Lee's millions of fans.

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  5. Go Set a Watchman (Leatherbound) by Harper Lee
    $50.00

    Order a gorgeous, limited edition leatherbound copy of Go Set a Watchman, the first book written by Harper Lee, but never-before published. Written from the perspective of To Kill a Mockingbird's Scout Finch later in life, it's the story of Scout returning home to deal with a variety of issues, and to come to terms with the social and political leanings of the characters we all know and love from Mockingbird. A wonderful new novel from one of America's bestselling authors, Watchman explores the tensions between a local culture and a changing national political agenda as those involved relate within the dynamics of family arguments and love. Touted by many as a certain instant classic, the release of Go Set a Watchman has been the literary event of the decade.

    For more information about the new book from Harper Lee, check out "Digging Deeper into Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman."

    Excerpt from our blog:

    ...We won’t know what happened to Scout and Jem and Atticus until July 14. For those of us who first read To Kill a Mockingbird years ago, that doesn’t seem like such a long time to wait. Perhaps the students of tomorrow are about to be blessed with another lesson concerning truth and integrity, one that will stand easily alongside the masterpiece that so many of us related to as we were growing up in the deep South. The publishers promise a novel that can certainly stand alone. I—for one—am hoping that Go Set a Watchman lives up to the standard of To Kill a Mockingbird, which I will forever consider among the best books ever written... (Read More)

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  6. *SIGNED* Go Set a Watchman, Collector's Edition by Harper Lee
    $2,000.00

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    Order a gilded, leather bound collector's edition of Go Set a Watchman, the first book written by Harper Lee, but never-before published. Written from the perspective of To Kill a Mockingbird's Scout Finch later in life, it's the story of Scout returning home to deal with a variety of issues, and to come to terms with the social and political leanings of the characters we all know and love from Mockingbird. A wonderful new novel from one of America's bestselling authors, Watchman explores the tensions between a local culture and a changing national political agenda as those involved relate within the dynamics of family arguments and love. Touted by many as a certain instant classic, the release of Go Set a Watchman has been the literary event of the decade.

    For more information about the new book from Harper Lee, check out "Digging Deeper into Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman."

    Excerpt from our blog:

    ...We won’t know what happened to Scout and Jem and Atticus until July 14. For those of us who first read To Kill a Mockingbird years ago, that doesn’t seem like such a long time to wait. Perhaps the students of tomorrow are about to be blessed with another lesson concerning truth and integrity, one that will stand easily alongside the masterpiece that so many of us related to as we were growing up in the deep South. The publishers promise a novel that can certainly stand alone. I—for one—am hoping that Go Set a Watchman lives up to the standard of To Kill a Mockingbird, which I will forever consider among the best books ever written... (Read More)

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  7. Music for Chameleons by Truman Capote
    $15.00

    In these gems of reportage Truman Capote takes true stories and real people and renders them with the stylistic brio we expect from great fiction. Here we encounter an exquisitely preserved Creole aristocrat sipping absinthe in her Martinique salon; an enigmatic killer who sends his victims announcements of their forthcoming demise; and a proper Connecticut householder with a ruinous obsession for a twelve-year-old he has never met. And we meet Capote himself, who, whether he is smoking with his cleaning lady or trading sexual gossip with Marilyn Monroe, remains of the most elegant, malicious, yet compassionate writers to train his eye on the social fauna of his time.

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  8. Other Voices, Other Rooms by Truman Capote
    $15.00

    Truman Capote’s first novel is a story of almost supernatural intensity and inventiveness, an audacious foray into the mind of a sensitive boy as he seeks out the grown-up enigmas of love and death in the ghostly landscape of the deep South.

    At the age of twelve, Joel Knox is summoned to meet the father who abandoned him at birth. But when Joel arrives at the decaying mansion in Skully’s Landing, his father is nowhere in sight. What he finds instead is a sullen stepmother who delights in killing birds; an uncle with the face—and heart—of a debauched child; and a fearsome little girl named Idabel who may offer him the closest thing he has ever known to love.

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  9. Breakfast at Tiffany's & Other Voices, Other Rooms: Two Novels by Truman Capote
    $21.00

    Together in one volume, here are a pair of literary touchstones from Truman Capote's extraordinary early career: the transcendentally popular novella Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Other Voices, Other Rooms, the debut novel he published as a twenty-three-year-old prodigy.

    Of all his characters, Capote once said, Holly Golightly was his favorite. The hillbilly-turned-Manhattanite at the center of Breakfast at Tiffany’s shares not only the author’s philosophy of freedom but also his fears and anxieties. For Holly, the cure is to jump into a taxi and head for Tiffany’s; nothing bad could happen, she believes, amid “that lovely smell of silver and alligator wallets.”

    Other Voices, Other Rooms begins as thirteen-year-old Joel Knox, after losing his mother, is sent from New Orleans to rural Alabama to live with his estranged father—who is nowhere to be found. Instead, Joel meets his eccentric family and finds a kindred spirit in a defiant little girl. Despite its themes of waylaid hopes and lost innocence, this semiautobiographical coming-of-age novel revels in small pleasures and the colorful language of its time and place.

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  10. The Complete Stories of Truman Capote
    $26.00

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    Most readers know Truman Capote as the author of Breakfast at Tiffany’s and In Cold Blood, or they remember his notorious social life and wild and witty public appearances. But he was also the author of superb short tales that were as elegant as they were heartfelt, as compassionate as they were grotesque. Now on the occasion of what would hae been his eightieth birthday, Random House presents the first collection that includes all of Capote's short fiction--a volume that confirms his status as one of the masters of this form. 

    Among the selections are "A Tree of Night," in which an innocent student, sitting on a train beside a slatternly woman and her deaf-mute companion, enters a seductive nightmare that brings back the deepest fears of childhood . . . "House of Flowers," the inspiration for a beloved Broadway musical, which tells of a superstitious prostitute who learns to love in a way no one else can ever understand . . . the holiday perennial "A Christmas Memory," adapted into a classic made-for-TV movie . . . and "The Bargainn," Capote's melanchy, never-before-published 1950 story about a suburban housewife's shifting fortunes.

    From the gothic South to the chic East Coast, from rural children to aging urban sophisticates, all the unforgettable places and people of Capote’s oeuvre are captured in this compendium. The Complete Stories of Truman Capote restores its author to a place above mere celebrity, to the highest levels of American letters.

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