Rare Book & Manuscript Library Houses a History of Publishing

Harper Lee Go Set a Watchman Publishing Notes

The Columbia Rare Book & Manuscript Library holds archival material that provides insight into authorial intent and a publisher's role in the editing process. One record reveals author Harper Lee's upcoming book Go Set a Watchman was an early draft of the classic novel, To Kill a Mockingbird.


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Couple Illustrates the Marvels of Science

Amy and Robert Pollack have collaborated on many projects over their 53-year marriage. Amy, an artist, has often provided the frontispieces for her husband’s books. Robert, a professor of biological sciences who leads the Center for the Study of Science and Religion and was dean of Columbia College from 1982-89, has often used his wife’s drawings for his “Frontiers of Science” course in the Core Curriculum.


The Affordable Care Act: Five Questions with Gillian Metzger

Gillian Metzger (LAW’96) is the Stanley H. Fuld Professor of Law, and faculty director Law School’s Center for Constitutional Governance. Here, she answers five questions about the March 4 oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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In Memoriam: Harvey J. Goldschmid

Columbia Law School Professor Harvey J. Goldschmid ’65, a renowned corporate governance expert who served as a commissioner and the top attorney at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and played a key role in implementing one of the most sweeping federal securities laws in U.S. history, died on Feb. 12. He was 74.

Goldschmid, the Dwight Professor of Law, was an alumnus of Columbia Law School and Columbia College. He joined the Columbia Law School faculty in 1970 and became the Dwight Professor of Law in 1984.

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