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July 14, 2015
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Atticus Finch being racist is just one of many surprises from Harper Lee's new book, 'Go Set a Watchman.'

A newly published book by Harper Lee, the reclusive author of To Kill a Mockingbird, examines what her characters’ lives look like several years later. Many are upset that the character Atticus Finch is now a racist, but that’s actually just one of many surprising revelations. Here are some other surprises from Lee’s new book, Go Set a Watchman.


  • Jem has started a cartoon hologram band that will take off in the ’80s.
  • Atticus Finch is not just a racist but also has weird ideas about personal hygiene.
  • Boo Radley re-enters public life only to become once again shunned and friendless after joining a multilevel marketing scam.
  • Scout and Jem are really into MMA and love “kicking punks’ asses” now.
  • The ghost of Tom Robinson haunts Scout’s dreams every night, but as a Latino.
  • All the boys in Maycomb go crazy for the cute new girl in town: a smart, sassy writer named Sharper Slee.
  • After gaining unlimited access to old Simpsons episodes via the FXX app, Jem Finch sass-mouths his principal with the line “Go set a watch, man.“
  • Atticus sues a book publisher for exploitation on behalf of his client, a senile, reclusive 90-year-old author who was coerced and tricked into publishing an unfinished manuscript she never meant to see the light of day.
  • The Tutti Frutti sisters become world famous when Little Richard writes a song about them.
  • Scout dreamed the whole thing — when she awakes, she is once again a 31st-century Tokyo businessman.
  • Boo Radley is alive and well and actually the long lost grandfather of “Big Boo” on Orange is the New Black.
  • The ending hints at a third book that was also written by Truman Capote.
  • Atticus Finch opens the dive bar Tequila Mockingbird, where the guac is kickass
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