Rachael White Walker

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Controversial ‘Tiger Mom’ lists superior cultural groups in new book

Amy Chua, the infamous "Tiger Mom," has clawed her way back into the limelight with a shocking stance on race.<p>In her latest book, released two years after her strident <i>Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother</i>, Chua argues that American Jews, Indians, Chinese, Iranians, Lebanese, Nigerians, Cuban exiles and …

What Makes This Copy of the Book of Mormon Worth $100,000?

A piece of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints history was the focus of a segment on PBS’s “Antiques Roadshow” this week, as a rare first edition copy of the Book of Mormon was appraised at between $75,000 and $100,000.<p>The text, which was received by the unnamed owner’s family just …

All the Essential Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Coming in 2014

There's a ton of ambition on display in this year's science fiction and fantasy books. Bestselling authors are stretching out of their comfort zones, …

Books

16 books you'll want to read before they become movies this year

If you’re one of those types who like to read a book before you see the movie, then you’d better get reading. These sixteen books are going to be …

Snow Reads Are the New Beach Reads: 26 Books to Get You Through Winter

Every year, around the time when mercury rises and the sun starts peeking out, we’re bombarded with countless articles on the best books to read at …

9 Teen Novels As Good As They Are Popular

<i>Originally published on Kirkus</i><p>You’re a discerning reader. Do you look for out-of-the-way, original novels? That’s great; so do we. But just because a book makes it onto a best-seller list doesn’t mean it’s pedestrian. If you’re wanting to delve into some hypnotic, fast-paced stories, check out our …

That Autumn in Edinburgh

• <b>Author:</b> Ciji Ware<p>“…<i>[A] story so fascinating that it should come with a warning—do not start unless you want to be up all night!”</i>—Romantic Times

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

• <b>Author:</b> Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows<p><b>#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A NETFLIX FILM • A remarkable tale of the island of Guernsey during the German Occupation, and of a society as extraordinary as its name.</b><p><b>“Treat yourself to this book, please—I can’t recommend it highly</b> …

After Coming Out, Gay Mormon Finds Support At Home

<b>Listen · 7:58</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p><i>Each week,</i> Weekend Edition Sunday <i>host Rachel Martin brings listeners an unexpected side of the news by talking with someone personally affected by the stories making headlines.</i><p>Jamison Manwaring came out to extended family and his church community …

Here Now, Five Affordable Temptations Around Chicago

3300 N LSD #1F<p>3300 N Lake Shore Drive #1F<p>? Ah, for once a vintage lakefront cheapie that isn't a co-op. This first-floor Lake View two-bed belongs to a handsome pre-war opposite Belmont Harbor. It has a "semi-private mezzanine entrance", hardwood floors, a tile bathroom, vintage lighting, and a …

What $2,300/Month Can Rent You Around Chicago

<i>Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various Chicago neighborhoods. Today's price: $2,250/month— enough to straddle various housing types and sizes but not enough to inflate heads. Will it be a large Motor Row loft or a 22nd-floor</i> …

What $2,000/Month Rents Around Chicago

<i>Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various Chicago neighborhoods. Today's price: an even $2,000/month, with standouts from the Loop, South Loop, Logan Square, Edgewater, and Lake View. Dig in, and don't forget to cast a vote for your</i> …

Sacred Spaces: St. James Chapel; Frances Cabrini Shrine; More!

OHC Final Churches<p>St. James Chapel (Photo: Kevin Dickert)<p>St. James Chapel (Photo: Kevin Dickert)<p>St. James Chapel (Photo: Kevin Dickert)<p>St. James Chapel (Photo: Kevin Dickert)<p>Quigley Center courtyard (Photo: Kevin Dickert)<p>Quigley Center (Photo: Kevin Dickert)<p>Shrine of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini …

What $5,000/Month Can Rent You Around Chicago

<i>Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various Chicago neighborhoods. Today's price: $5,000/month— a sum that opens many doors but barely gets you into certain buildings. Will it be a contemporary duplex or a traditional townhouse? They're</i> …

Ideas & Advice

Photo<p>26 Must-Have Wedding Photos You Don’t Want to Miss<p>Trust us—you’ll want to capture all of these moments.<p>Flower Arrangements<p>Your Complete Guide to …

This Ridiculous Photo Shows Why Peyton Manning Is The Best Quarterback In The NFL

A photo of Peyton Manning wearing a helmet while icing his ankle in a cold tub in the training room went viral this week and now the Denver Broncos have explained what the heck is going on.<p>The explanation, from Gray Caldwell and Stuart Zaas of Denverbroncos.com, shows why Peyton Manning is the best …

NFL

Peyton Manning Tells Critics To Shove Cold-Weather Narrative 'Where Sun Don't Shine' (VIDEO)

After torching the Tennessee Titans' defense on a frigid afternoon in Denver, Peyton Manning had a message to his critics: "Shove it."<p>With a kickoff temperature of 18 degrees at Mile High on Sunday, Manning threw for 397 yards with four touchdowns against no interceptions in the Broncos' 51-28 win. …

Peyton Manning is Absolutely, Positively, Beyond a Shadow of a Doubt the Best Quarterback Ever to Play the Game*****

*Discuss! Andrew Corsello wades into the greatest, never-endingest football debate of all time<p>It is resolved: Football begets more oafish and pretentious sermonizing than any other sport.** 1 ** It is, after all, the Sunday game—America’s religion, Howard Cosell once suggested—with warriors who don …

Denver Post on Peyton in the playoffs: 'A legacy under a cloud'

Hours before the Broncos and Peyton Manning host the Chargers in the playoffs, the Denver Post takes a look at Manning's 9-11 postseason record.<p><b>More</b> …