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Amy Chua

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  • Apodaca: The French way to tame a Tiger Mom

    Is anyone else getting tired of being told that American parents are doing it all wrong? Last year it was Tiger Mom, and her somewhat enlightening but highly insulting opinions about lax, indulgent Western parents. Now we're treated to the newest...
  • 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...
  • 42 free excerpts in Penguin's holiday sampler

     
    Penguin packages excerpts from 42 books as a free download for e-readers....
  • 'Tiger Mother' Amy Chua defends herself to Stephen Colbert. How did she do?

  • Earning her stripes

    Earning her stripes
    It's the Year of the Tiger — not according to the Chinese lunar calendar, but in the world of publishing. "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" by Amy Chua has made waves with an account of super-striving Chinese parenting. "The Tiger's Wife," a...
  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Book Club

    Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Book Club
    Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Book Club In January: We celebrated our 11th anniversary. We have discussed: Nearly 80 books. Our group: Ranges in age from 40s to 80s and includes women and men with a wide mix of careers. We don't: Get off target...
  • Hoyne Book Club

    Hoyne Book Club
    Hoyne Book Club Our book club started: With two neighbors who shared books, then thought it would be fun to include other women on our block. Once or twice a year: We have a field trip pairing a theme of a book with an outing. For example, the group...
  • Words & Ideas

    Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY T. Jefferson Parker: The author will read and sign his new novel, "The Border Lords." Vroman's Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. 6 p.m. Free. (626) 449-5320. MONDAY Lo Bosworth: The reality TV...
  • Chill out, Tiger Moms

    Like much of the Western world last week, I read Amy Chua's "Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior" and immediately wanted to call my very American mom and thank her. But I'd promised my 5-year-son we'd have a "Scooby-Doo" marathon and from there the day...
  • How far can we go with this parent-grading idea?

    How far can we go with this parent-grading idea?
    On parenting to the test, guns and civility… For years, teachers have been complaining about lousy parents undermining their work in the classroom. So now state Rep. Kelli Stargel, R-Lakeland, wants to empower teachers by requiring them to grade...