Amy Chua’s triumphalist screed about intense Asian-style parenting
triggered hysteria among other parents scared that their children were falling behind. But the Tiger Child generation has the opposite fear: that their upbringing has bled them of the assertiveness and social skills necessary to succeed as American adults. By Wesley Yang
On the Cover: On the Cover: Wesley Yang. Photograph by Marco Grob for New York Magazine.
The deaths of photojournalists Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros in Misurata, Libya, devastated the community of their peers back in the States. Here, Christopher Anderson—a war-zone veteran himself—documents twenty of their fellow photographers-in-arms.
Justin Vivian Bond found downtown fame as Kiki DuRane, decrepit drag chanteuse and comedic prophet of gay rage born out of the AIDS era. Then he killed Kiki to try to become the woman (and man) he always wanted to be.
One-hundred Americans polled at and around ground zero last Thursday.
Some finale, huh? Kurt Andersen on the arc of Osama bin Laden.
Our roundup of news from around the city.
Tweener hit becomes death anthem.
The teenage 9/11 documentarian contemplates the demise of his film’s villain.
The shots in Abbottabad were heard round the world. But will they still be heard in 2012?
An indestructible laptop bag, a bespoke denim studio from an industry vet, and more.
“I do think he’s teaching me lessons I need to learn.”
This spring, you don’t have to own a yacht to wear shade-your-eyes-white jeans.
There have never been so many places to exchange your tired stuff for cold, hard cash.
What you think of Top Chef veteran Sam Talbot’s new restaurant all depends on where you sit.
Better known for the flowers they produce, lily bulbs are a popular ingredient in Asian cuisine.
In 1959, this Commack ranch house—reproduced in Moscow—showed the Soviets what they were missing.
An ABT ballerina becomes an inspiration for Prince.
A guide to navigating the Scandinavian crime fiction phenomenon.
Everything Must Go finds Will Ferrell sitting in his front yard, trying to find his inner adult.
Eighteen designers and artists reimagine the pop star.
There is no surer measure of Anne Saxelby's ascendancy than her recruitment by Daniel Boulud.
Readers sound off on the importance of college, Madonna, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
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