Raised in a Chicago suburb, Shields attended the University of Illinois,
Champaign-Urbana, graduating with degrees in English and American history in
Jun 30, 2015 ... Charles Shields discusses his book, [Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee],
about the life of author Harper Lee, as well as the discovery and ...
Now, after years of research, Charles J. Shields brings to life the warmhearted,
high-spirited, and occasionally hardheaded woman who gave us two of
And So It Goes is not a literary biography though much of what is here lends itself to more than a cursory examination of what caused Vonnegut to write and the underlying themes he developed and wrote about during most of his career. He was a scientific genius whom Kur... More »
Jun 11, 2006 ... Here is a book about a woman who knew when to get off the train. A tomboy from
Monroeville, Ala., editor of her college humor magazine, The ...
Charles J. Shields is an American nonfiction writer of trade biographies, history,
and young adult books. In 1997, Shields left a career in high school teaching ...
Charles J. Shields is the New York Times bestselling author of two firsts in
biography— Mockingbird: A Portrait Of Harper Lee and And So It Goes: Kurt
Jul 24, 2015 ... Charles J. Shields provides fans of Harper Lee with an detailed unauthorized
biography, Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee, based on some ...
Feb 3, 2015 ... [This piece has been updated to include additional comments from Charles J.
Shields regarding the significance of the coincidence of Alice ...