The Famous Friends of Harper Lee and Cecil Day-Lewis

Recognizing the birthdays, and literary friendships, of Lee and Day-Lewis

We’ve talked before about literary friendships. There was the time when Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville were friends, and Maya Angelou and James Baldwin were close for years. 

And Harper Lee and Cecil Day-Lewis had famous literary friends, too. In Lee’s case, the relationship started as a child, while Day-Lewis’s connection came at the end of his…

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