Billy Heller in the New York Post:
Lee won a Pulitzer and the book became an Oscar-winning film starring Gregory Peck as bigotry-battling lawyer Atticus Finch.
Then Lee practically disappeared. She never wrote another book, and she gave her last interview in 1964.
But like her reclusive character Boo Radley, Lee recently emerged to perform an act of kindness.
The author signed a first edition of her book that will be sold to raise money for the seriously ill son of Cookeville, Tenn., police chief Bob Terry.