I have a terrible confession to make: I didn’t read To Kill A Mockingbird in high school, or junior high, or elementary school…or until I was a grown woman.
I’m not sure if it’s because I missed 11th grade English (I was an exchange student in Germany that year) or what, but the book never entered my consciousness until I was already an adult. Of course, it had been in the public consciousness for a long, long, time by then. Harper Lee was already the shy, hidden queen of American letters. Everyone already knew what the words “Scout” and >>>Read more<<<