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  • Parenting gone too far?

    Recently, I read an article in The New York Times about another new "parenting" book. I'm not sure I understand this latest addition to a group of what I'd call "extreme parenting" guides. On the heels of Amy Chua's controversial book, "Battle Hymn of...
  • "Tiger Mom" strikes again with a new book

    "Tiger Mom" strikes again with a new book
    Hear the detractors roar again: The author of "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mom" is back with a provocative new book, "The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America," this time written with her husband....
  • 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...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'American Experience: The Amish Shunned'

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'American Experience: The Amish Shunned'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 2 - 8, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Originals An encounter with a witch...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: '42' on HBO

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: '42' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 9 - 15, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   See latest XXII Winter Olympics TV schedule here.   --------------------...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Blue Bloods' on CBS

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Blue Bloods' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes   Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 9-15, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Raising Hope Sabrina and Jimmy...
  • 'Triple Package' poses a triple offensive threat

    More than two centuries ago, our Founding Fathers declared that all humans are born with the same inherent potential. Ever since, having the phrase "created equal" in our Declaration of Independence has been one the coolest things about being an American....
  • Mystic Educator Comes Up With 'America's Answer to the Tiger Mother'

    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...
  • Tribune recognizes the word well-written

    Tribune recognizes the word well-written
    On Nov. 3, 2002, Arthur Miller stepped up to the Armour Stage at Symphony Center, stood at the podium and read from his book "On Politics and the Art of Acting," in which he explored the American political stage. As inaugural winner of the Tribune...