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Review: Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance

“Americans call them hillbillies, rednecks, or white trash. I call them neighbors, friends, and family.”

This is one of those books I’d heard high praise about from America but never thought I’d be able to get hold of in the UK. mais 968 palavras

Nonfiction Reviews

June Wrap Up!

Happy Friday Book Nation!

So I’m just getting back into the swing of things so I have little to actually recap in terms of blog posts for the month but I did read a ton of books and I’m really excited to share them with you. mais 440 palavras

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Next Shark: Tiger Mom Amy Chua Makes Her Daughters Sign a Legal Contract to Live in Her NYC Apartment

By Next Shark Editorial Staff

The “Tiger Mother” is back at it again with her parenting advice and this time it involves a  “ mais 96 palavras

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Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua

I read Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother in order to get some background on “tiger mothers” for my English paper, which was about stereotypes and discrimination. mais 303 palavras

Book Reviews

Book No 2 (2017) : Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

The parenting style which has been my default position for the last 19 years is sometimes referred to as ‘benign neglect’. You know the kind of thing; snooze upstairs at the weekends while the kids watch cartoons and make their own toast, allow them to wash their own hair, let them fall off swings in the park and at least once, totally forget to collect them from an extra-curricular activity, leaving them wailing in distress at the village hall. mais 365 palavras

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Dr. King and Three Keys to Success

In their latest book “The Triple Package,” Yale Law professors Jed Rubenfeld and Amy Chua posit that insecurity, superiority complex, and impulse control are the three factors that combine to produce unprecedented success levels in various immigrant groups throughout America. mais 284 palavras

Chua and Rubenfeld, "The Triple Package."

Don’t ask why this group “succeeds” and that group “fails” in an industry. Ask what symbolic and imaginary role this and that group play for a collectivity.