“To Kill a Mockingbird” turns 50

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Looking for a little summer reading? How about a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel that's sold over 30 million copies worldwide, spawned a motion picture worthy of three Academy Awards and bested the Bible as the most inspirational book of all time?

“I remember starting it and just devouring it,” said Oprah Winfrey. “This was one of the first books I wanted to encourage other people to read.”

It may be turning 50, but “To Kill a Mockingbird” has been called a timeless classic – and for a generation of readers, their favorite book.

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