In a rare public statement, Harper Lee has announced that her iconic novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, will be available to buy as an e-book for the first time. Due for release on 8th July, it will also be available in downloadable audiobook.
Harper Lee announced the news on Monday, her 88th birthday in a statement released through her publisher, HarperCollins. She said, “I’m still old-fashioned. I love dusty old books and libraries. I am amazed and humbled that Mockingbird has survived this long. This is Mockingbird for a new generation.”
The Pulitzer prize winning novel was first released in 1960 and was later adpated into a movie. The novel has sold more than thirty million copies.
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