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Amy Chua

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  • Author Talks: Amy Chua

    Author Talks: Amy Chua
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Tiger Mom Roars Again!

    I have a new phrase with friends about "going Tiger Mom" when referring to getting tough on kids. It's coined from the controversial book by Yale professor/mom/author Amy Chua, "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother." The book enraged American moms with her...
  • 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...
  • Parenting experts weigh in on 'Tiger Mother'

    Parenting experts weigh in on 'Tiger Mother'
    In "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" (Penguin Press, 2011), Yale Law School Professor Amy Chua describes child-rearing techniques that, as she puts it, "would seem unimaginable — even legally actionable — to Westerners." Reacting to a...
  • 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]