'To Kill A Mockingbird' Goes Digital

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Monday was author Harper Lee's 88th birthday. She announced that her classic novel would finally be made available as an e-book and a digital audiobook. It was first printed in 1960.


And today's Last Word In Business is digital mockingbird.

Yesterday, on her 88th birthday, author Harper Lee announced that her classic novel "To Kill A Mockingbird" will finally be made available as an e-book and a digital audio book. It was first printed on old-fashioned paper in 1960, and still sells over a million copies per year.


In a statement, the reclusive author proclaimed: I'm still old-fashioned. I love dusty old books and libraries. But she added: This is "Mockingbird" for a new generation.

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