to kill a mocking bird
The four-time Tony nominee reflects on the triumphs and limitations of Harper Lee's classic text.
All book lovers wait in trepidation when their favorite novel has been adapted for the big screen. I hate to say this, but it's almost better to see the film first; that way you're not disappointed when the character you had visualized is portrayed by someone who's the exact opposite of the author's description.
Chicago Tribune's Marja Mills joins us to discuss her book, "The Mockingbird Next Door," about her neighbor and longtime friend Harper Lee.
Could it be possible that our lust for the bad boys begins the night we aim our reading flashlights on Rhett Butler and his ilk? How about the other side? How many of them do we worship?
I went to New York to meet Obama the candidate, and in a Soho apartment he told a small group of us that his middle name was Hussein. I thought he was telling a joke.