Silent Spring

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This month marks the 50th anniversary of ecologist Rachel Carson’s epic book “Silent Spring,” a cautionary report still causing controversy today. While many of her peers felt the book took on an alarming perspective, a new biography written by William Souder speaks to Carson’s gentler critics and the absolute relevance of her work.