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Amy Chua

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  • Power of a 'Tiger'

    Power of a 'Tiger'
    "Don't tiger mother me!" my daughter replied the other evening in response to the obligatory nightly homework question. Eye-rolling and laughter ensued, and it became clear that the phrase "tiger mother" had entered the national lexicon. Since The Wall...
  • 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...
  • Author talk: Amy Chua

    Author talk: Amy Chua
    Literary Editor Elizabeth Taylor discuses the inaugural "Author Talk" with Amy Chua: "How to compete with Stephen Colbert? Or Katie Couric? Or Meredith Vieira? They've all interviewed or reported on Amy Chua, and she has been everywhere. Now it was my...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • About (Late) Last Night: 'Tiger Mother' Amy Chua defends herself to Stephen Colbert [Video]

    About (Late) Last Night: 'Tiger Mother' Amy Chua defends herself to Stephen Colbert [Video]
  • Chinese mothers are better, author argues (check out this hot WSJ post)

     
    Well, this is definitely worth reading, though it may leave you astonished…or even disgusted. In an recent essay in The Wall Street Journal, a Yale University law professor argues ”Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior.”  Amy Chua, the...
  • I’m a Tiger Mom – Hear me roar

     
    Last week, Moms at Work blogger Leslie Postal wrote about how a new book claims that Chinese mothers are better than American ones. I've since done some thinking, and wonder if author Amy Chua could be on to something. A Yale Law School professor, Chua...
  • Tiger moms, megastorms, computer worms -- oh, my!

     
    I was stuck in traffic this morning, taking my son to school, when I paused to let a car turn left in front of me onto a side street. Honk! The middle-aged man behind me took umbrage at my courtesy,......
  • What's behind our obsessive Amy Chua disorder?

     
    Over the course of the last 13 days, Gabrielle Giffords survived a shot to the head; Tunisians overthrew their government; Sarah Palin tried to change the meaning of "blood libel"; Sen. Joe Lieberman announced his retirement; Peace Corps founder Sargent.....
  • 'Tiger mother' -- this year's Toyota

     
    Amy Chua, a.k.a. "the Tiger Mother" of "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" bestselling-book fame, has created quite a stir with her paean to tough-love parenting. Well, more accurately, she's created a stir among America's moms. America's dads are somewhat....