Why to Kill a Mockingbird Matters: What Harper Lee’s Book and American’s Iconic Film Mean to us Today.
Author Thomas Santopietro, gives an in depth look on this enduring book, movie and now new hit play, which recently opened up on Broadway to amazing reviews. Find out why this beloved classic still resonates almost 60 years after it was published, and why it still matters more than ever.
Along the way he dispenses little-known facts culled from interviews and other secondary sources, such as the leading men initially considered to play Atticus Finch – Bing Crosby, Rock Hudson, and Spencer Tracy, among them – before thje role landed with Gregory Peck for a career – defining performance.
Please note that there will be a question and answer period. Books will be available for purchase and signing.