When SLR contributor Allen Mendenhall asked his mother, Julie, for her most influential read by a Southern female author, she chose the Pulitzer Prize winning, To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee.
Allen Mendenhall’s Mom Names Most Influential Southern Female Author
Allen Mendenhall is associate dean at Thomas Goode Jones School of Law and executive director of the Blackstone & Burke Center. His books include Literature and Liberty (2014), Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Pragmatism, and the Jurisprudence of Agon (2017), The Southern Philosopher: Collected Essays of John William Corrington (2017) (editor), and Lines from a Southern Lawyer (2017). Visit his website at AllenMendenhall.com.