Five Fascinating Facts about Harper Lee

Interesting Literature

Fun facts about Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird

1. Harper Lee based the character of Dill from To Kill a Mockingbird on the boy who lived next door to her as a child. That boy was Truman Capote. Harper Lee would later work as Truman Capote’s assistant on his novel In Cold Blood, and served as the model for one of the characters in Capote’s first novel, the 1948 work Other Voices, Other Rooms

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