Readers will come away with the sense not only that they know the writer of To Kill a Mockingbird, but also that she is someone that they would quite like The BulletinAn absorbing and easy narrative style Kirkus ReviewsA fascinating look at the unconventional Lee BooklistA surprisingly fascinating read School Library JournalA page turner ElleGirlCharles J Shields is the author of And So It Goes Kurt Vonnegut A Life, Mockingbird A Portrait of Harper Lee, the highly acclaimed, bestselling biography of Harper Lee, and I Am Scout The Biography of Harper Lee He grew up in the Midwest and taught in a rural school in central Illinois for several years He has been a reporter for public radio, a journalist, and the author of nonfiction books for young people He and his wife live near Charlottesville, Virginia