She died on 89-m to year of life.
Date and place of burial of the famous American writer is not disclosed.
Admirers of Harper Lee started to leave social media their condolences to her family and friends.
Harper Lee, recall, became famous in the early 60-ies, after the book “to Kill a Mockingbird,” for which she received an honorary Pulitzer prize.
The novel “to Kill a Mockingbird” is famous for its humor and incredibly easy style of writing, despite the fact that there are discussed such serious subjects as racial discrimination and rape.
In the United States “to Kill a Mockingbird” study about 80% of the students. In 1999, the book was named “Best novel of the century” in a survey conducted in the U.S. by the Library journal, and in 2008 the novel was named best book of all times. The piece took sixth place in the ranking of “200 best books according to BBC 2003”.
However, Harper after the writing of the book went into seclusion. She rarely gave interviews and with the exception of short essays has published nothing.
Only in 2015 in light of the release of her second novel, “Go set a watchman,” which actually was written before “to Kill a Mockingbird”. He in the first day of sales in the UK has sold 105 thousand copies.