1100 Followers
239 Following
SusannaG

SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady

Just another GR refugee.  Other than that, I had a stroke in 2004, and read almost anything I can get my hands on, though I have a particular weakness for history, mystery, and historical fiction.

Currently reading

The Sanctuary Sparrow
Ellis Peters
Progress: 33 %
The Hanover Square Affair
Ashley Gardner
Progress: 10 %
Medieval Tastes: Food, Cooking, and the Table (Arts and Traditions of the Table: Perspectives on Culinary History)
Beth Archer Brombert, Massimo Montanari
Progress: 10 %
Scars of Independence: America's Violent Birth
Holger Hoock
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Yuval Noah Harari Dr
Progress: 9 %
Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years
John Guy
Progress: 20/512 pages
Lady Cop Makes Trouble
Amy Stewart
The Hundred Years War, Volume 1: Trial by Battle
Jonathan Sumption
Progress: 166/586 pages
King Solomon's Mines
H. Rider Haggard
Progress: 4 %
Queen's Gambit: A Novel
Elizabeth Fremantle
Progress: 22 %

The Mass-Market Paperback "To Kill a Mockingbird" Is No More

— feeling angry

It is an ex-book.  (Sorry, I grew up on the Pythons!)

 

But the estate of Harper Lee has ordered the discontinuation of the mass market paperback edition of To Kill a Mockingbird, which is by far both the cheapest and the most-bought.

 

It's also the edition most bought by the public schools, who have to count their pennies.

 

For more on the story, courtesy of the New Republic: https://newrepublic.com/article/131400/mass-market-edition-kill-mockingbird-dead .

 

I, for one, blame the attorney who took over management of first Harper Lee, and then her estate, after Miss Lee's sister died a few years ago.