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  • 'Doc' Hurley Book Launch At Hartford Library Moved To Feb. 18

     'Doc' Hurley Book Launch At Hartford Library Moved To Feb. 18
    Walter "Doc" Hurley, who died in 2014 at age 91, was indeed a legend in Hartford. A star athlete at Weaver High School, he became a Marine and attended Virginia State University and went on to become an educator, administrator and sports coach in Hartford, where he also mentored and aided countless students to pursue college degrees and founded a scholarship program.
  • Mystic Educator Comes Up With 'America's Answer to the Tiger Mother'

    In the two years since Amy Chua's "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" caused a brouhaha in the parenting world, many books have been released in response to her strict principles. From comedy to irony, tragedy to self-help, titles such as "Tiger Babies...

    Review: "The Cooked Seed" by Anchee Min

    Review: "The Cooked Seed" by Anchee Min
    When I started reading Anchee Min's latest memoir, "The Cooked Seed," I presumed there would be many commonalities between her life journey in America and mine. We both emigrated from Shanghai — Min came over to the United States as a student in...

    Book club of the week: Ladies of Literature

    Book club of the week: Ladies of Literature
    Our club We are the Ladies of Literature, or LOL. We live in the Fort Sheridan neighborhood of Highland Park, and we are all working mothers. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to Printers Row members...

    Asian Americans and the 'model minority' myth

     Asian Americans and the 'model minority' myth
    Previews of Amy Chua's forthcoming book, "The Triple Package" (co-written with husband Jed Rubenfeld), detonated a social media uproar among Asian Americans. Many were infuriated by the New York Post's report that Chua, the self-styled Tiger Mom, was...