Mockingbird author Harper Lee to publish second novel

New York

AMERICAN author Harper Lee is to publish a second novel, more than half a century after the release of her much-loved classic To Kill a Mockingbird, HarperCollins has announced.

Go Set a Watchman was written in the 1950s and features many of the same characters as Mockingbird. It was rediscovered last year and will be released on July 14, the publishing house said on Tuesday.

Lee won the Pulitzer Prize for To Kill a Mockingbird - a searing tale of racial injustice in the Great Depression-era...

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