GO SET A WATCHMAN is actually an early draft of To Kill a Mockingbird. it is set a generation later and gives the reader a clear picture of the prejudices of the South during these trying times. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best of the best for the last several decades. We will ship it (AND EVERY OTHER BOOK IN THE SAME ORDER) for free anywhere in the U.S. You may view every Booksmith Timeless Classic by clicking https://www.alabamabooksmith.com/booksmith-timeless-classics.
THIS COPY (shown below) was hand signed by Rick Bragg on July 14, 2015 on the title page of his tribute to Harper Lee of the leather booklet inside the slipcase that also contains a first edition of Harper Lee's book (unsigned) covered in Nall's exclusive jacket and the international artist's signed, numbered limited print, suitable for framing. This is an unread copy, opened only for signing and comes with a certificate authenticating the signature. Privately published by us on July 14, 2015 (714 copies).
RICK BRAGG (pictured below from our Wall of Fame) is our state's most beloved living writer, as well as our best seller. He has won more than fifty awards including the Pulitzer Prize and was in the inaugural class inducted into The Alabama Writers Hall of Fame along with Harper Lee. He is also a dear friend to the store, having written much for us and about us. We are proud to have launched every one of his titles for two decades and participated in hundreds of events with Rick Bragg. Thank you Rick Bragg for signing our books.
THE FIRST VIDEO is Rick Bragg's appearance on August 21, 2007 at the McWane Science Center. He talked about Prince of Frogtown. THE SECOND VIDEO was shot in our stockroom on November 28, 2017.