Posts Tagged: Atticus Finch

The Colonizer

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It felt like one of those soundtracks where the needle scrapes across the record, and silence prevails.

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The Sunday Rumpus Essay: Daddy Issues

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What I’m saying is I was a fucking wreck and it’s not my dad’s fault.

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A Classroom of Atticus F., G., and H.

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It has been a bad summer for the iconic characters of Southern literature. Over at the Paris Review, Sadie Stein takes a look at the unfortunate facts: Atticus was kind of a racist, and Atticus is the most popular male baby name in 2015. Maybe, Stein surmises, it’s impossible to avoid baggage with any name. She […]

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