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Give 'Atticus' parents a break

Give 'Atticus' parents a break

Normally I'm all for making fun of parents who, by dint of ZIP Code or number of tattoos, fall into the hipster category and assert their nonconformity by giving their kids names that, once upon a time, were considered best suited for pets. Hang around a playground in Silver Lake or Brooklyn's Park Slope and you'll hear enough calls of "Roscoe!" and "Lulu!" to think you've accidentally wandered into the dog park. Still, I say we stop piling on parents who named their kids Atticus. Last week saw the release of Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman," a novel that, depending on whom you ask, is either a first draft of "To Kill a...

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