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Amy Chua

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  • 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...
  • Welcome to Printers Row!

    Welcome to Printers Row!
    Dear Members of Printers Row, What a nice ring to that phrase! On behalf of my colleagues here at the Chicago Tribune, I'm delighted to welcome you to this great new adventure: Printers Row. This is the first of your weekly newsletters, and a step in...
  • 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...
  • E-readers debut at Anne Arundel libraries

    Electronic readers will make their debut this week at Anne Arundel County public libraries, when 200 e-readers become available for patrons to take home. E-reader technology allows a user to have hundreds of hours of reading materials on a portable,...
  • 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...
  • High anxiety: Why can't some parents let go of baby?

     
    We've heard the jokes about helicopter moms and dads. We heard the outrage over “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” and author Amy Chua’s style of omnipotent parenting. We've heard experts galore tell adults to back off and worry less........
  • Model Minority: Three Chinese Americans shuttle between racially colored humor and politics

     
    Last fall, when Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa released his Steelers-inspired “Black and Yellow," he sparked a musical meme followed by everyone from Lil Wayne (“Green and Yellow,” for the Packers) to Snoop and the Game (the Lakers’...
  • Debate: Are children better off with older mothers?

     
    A new report released by the National Center for Health Statistics finds that birth rates fell 4% from 2007 to 2009. Our health blog Booster Shots lists some of the most interesting facts including: "Birth rates fell for all women......
  • Art review: Mari Eastman at Cherry and Martin

     
    Mari Eastman has always been a likable painter, interpreting banal ornamental imagery and decorative motifs with a confident, breezy hand and a liberal sprinkling of glitter. Her paintings are pretty and a bit twee, and I never found them very......
  • Donald Trump has read a lot of books on China: 'I understand the Chinese mind'

     
    Donald Trump reeled off a list of 20 books on China that he has read, quite a different response than when Sarah Palin was asked what newspapers she read in 2008...