The Best (and Worst) Twitter Jokes about Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird Sequel
If you haven’t heard, Harper Lee is publishing a sequel to her iconic novel To Kill a Mockingbird this year. As usual, writers took to Twitter to tweet groaner jokes about the sequel, myself included:
Awesome Harper Lee is publishing "To Kill a Mockingbird" sequel (somehow not titled "Now To Grill the Mockingbird")http://electricliterature.com/harper-lee-to-publish-a-sequel-to-to-kill-a-mockingbird/ …
Here were some of the best (or worst, depending on your POV) Twitter reactions from the lit world:
All novelists are now prohibited from complaining that 2nd novel is "taking forever" to write.pic.twitter.com/VBaIrzYfVZ
The first line of Harper Lee's new novel is, "Don't call it a comeback; I've been here for years."
Yo, nobody better give Harper Lee a bad review. That'd be wrong. That'd be like rating your nana's brownies. She made them, that's enough.
They say it's hardest to get your second book published, so I'm just glad someone's taking a chance on her.
Harper Lee, 88, drops mic and walks away
Go Set a Watchman: In which Boo Radley is caught in an intrinsic field subtractor, and is now a hairless blue guy, called Blue Radley.
I just hope somebody uses this headline: "Hey Boo: Harper Lee Releasing a Second Book."
Can't believe Harper Lee didn't go with: 2 Kill 2 Mockingbirds
The new Harper Lee novel is literally The Veronica Mars Movie:pic.twitter.com/ivJmeskG6x
2 Kill A Mockingbird The Greater Gatsby Slaughterhouse VI let's see what else did we read in high school
Who is this Harper Lee???? She boutta blow up thanks to Kanye!!! :)
Harper Lee's New Novel Hidden for Years in Hollowed Out Tree.
If Harper Lee's second novel isn't successful then her career is over.
Harper Lee is going to publish a sequel after 55 years... and you people think I write slow.