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On Monday, Sept. 21, historian Wayne Flynt will shine a light on the real life drama surrounding the publication of Harper Lee’s novel, “Go Set a Watchman” at the fall membership meeting of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Auburn University, or OLLI. The event will be held at the Clarion Inn and Suites, 1577 S. College St. in Auburn.

Flynt is professor emeritus of history at Auburn University and is a respected author and scholar of Southern history, politics and religion. He has been a personal friend of Lee for many years and visited with her at her Monroeville assisted living home both before and after the release of “Go Set a Watchman.” His talk, “The Real Life Drama of Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set a Watchman’: Aging, Privacy, Celebrity Culture and Small Town America,” will be at the OLLI Convocation from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.

The convocation will be preceded by an information fair for OLLI’s campus and community partners from 8:45 a.m. until 9:45 a.m., and followed by a new member orientation from 11:30 a.m. until noon. Cookies and coffee will be available all morning.

For information, contact Linda Shook, OLLI director, at 844-5100 or visit the OLLI at Auburn website.