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GMO Bill Passes, 'What Pet Should I Get?', and Michael Silverblatt on Harper Lee

July 24, 201550 min
A new House bill blocks state and local governments from requiring GMO labels on foods. But how safe or unsafe are GMOs? And who should we listen to when it comes to deciding if they?re OK to eat? And, readers are not happy to learn how Harper Lee originally depicted one of the most beloved characters in modern literature, Atticus Finch. How do the two books compare, and what do they tell us about Lee as a writer.

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