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Amy Chua

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  • 'Tiger Mother' hits Chinese bookshelves

     
    Author Amy Chua's controversial ode to parenting, detailed in her bestselling book "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother," was predicated on her being a "Chinese mother." So now that her book has arrived in China, is she just called a......
  • A month in review: From Jerry Brown's budget plan to the Tucson massacre to the powerful protests that began with the help of Twitter

     
    Isn't January the month for recuperating after the holidays, a month when we navel-gaze and plan our goals for the upcoming year? Yeah, there was no time for that. Arnold Schwarzenegger bid adieu as governor of California, but not before......
  • Tiger Mom's regime won't get her kids very far in Hollywood

     
    It’s hard to go anywhere these days, especially if you’re a parent with young kids, where the conversation doesn’t eventually turn to Amy Chua’s red-hot childrearing memoir, “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother.” It...
  • Robert Crais: the man who kicked the tattooed girl

     
    Robert Crais and Laura Hillenbrand top the L.A. Times bestseller list for Feb. 6, 2011....
  • Thursday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 6 - 12 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Feb. 6 - 12 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be found at:......
  • Tuesday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 27 - March 5 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Feb. 27 - March 5 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can......
  • International Women's Day: Actor Daniel Craig in drag is no match for the gender inequality in China

     
    "Are men and women equals?" asks the narrator in this video from WeAreEquals.org [via Deadline] starring Daniel Craig dressed in drag. "Until the answer is yes, we must never stop asking." For this, we'll likely wait an awful long time.......
  • Local parents provide counterpoint to Tiger Mom frenzy

     
    It set the parenting world ablaze, sparking a debate over what is “tough love” and what is going too far. But there are, of course, …...
  • 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......