Word on the Street: Harper Lee's 'Go Set a Watchman'

Barnes and Noble says that "Go Set a Watchman," Harper Lee's much anticipated sequel to "To Kill a Mockingbird," has been dominating their bookshelves. The

The book is now the most popular reserved book of any new release, but not everyone is a fan.

The book is now the most popular reserved book of any new release, but not everyone is a fan. (7/14/15)

BROOKLYN - Barnes and Noble says that "Go Set a Watchman," Harper Lee's much anticipated sequel to "To Kill a Mockingbird," has been dominating their bookshelves.

The book is now the most popular reserved book of any new release, but not everyone is a fan.

Many readers are criticizing Lee's book for portraying beloved protagonist Atticus Finch as a bigot.

News 12 hit the streets to ask Brooklyn residents if they thought the sequel ruined the original novel.

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