Alternadad: The True Story of One Family's Struggle to Raise a Cool Kid in America

Alternadad: The True Story of One Family's Struggle to Raise a Cool Kid in America

by Neil Pollack

Anchor, HK$120

Sunday, 27 April, 2008, 12:00am

Brothers in arms

Are We There Yet?

By David Levithan

Published by Harper Collins

ISBN 978 0 00 719140 6

Are We There Yet? is a beautifully written and cleverly observed story about growing up and growing apart. It is packed with as much suspense and tension as any first-rate adventure thriller.

26 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

A tale of two brothers and their adventures in Europe

Are We There Yet?

By David Levithan

Published by HaperCollins

ISBN 978 0 00 719140 6

Danny Silver, 23, is an upwardly mobile New York business man with success written all over him. He is a rising star in the advertising world, smart, talented and driven to succeed at almost any cost.

11 Nov 2007 - 12:00am


Got something on your mind? Don't sit there worrying. Let write@ttitude sort it out. Send your questions to attitude@scmp.com

My friends and I want to learn break-dancing. But none of the classes seem to be in English or for girls. Are there any?

Wanna break-dance

30 Mar 2003 - 12:00am

Mother magic

Those of us who have been squirming each night this week as Andy Curtis mispronounces the title of tonight's film, get to hear the word said properly. For the record Andy, it's 'mahmy', not 'momey'.

10 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

The drama of daring to be pretty

The 40th-anniversary concert of the Hong Kong Oratorio Society was rightly celebrated with Mendelssohn's Elijah, a piece which can either be pretty or dramatic. Conductor Chan Wing-wah chose the former. This was not easy to hear, as some of the music is honestly thrilling.

19 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

Brought down by a forbidden love

A married woman gets involved with a minister in the film of the American classic The Scarlet Letter, starring Demi Moore and Gary Oldman.

19 Apr 1996 - 12:00am


THE GOOD SON Starring Macaulay Culkin, Elijah Wood, Wendy Crewson and David Morse. Directed by Joseph Ruben. Category II. At the Mongkok Broadway, Harbour City, UA Queensway/Whampoa/Times Square/UA6, Tsuen Wan Broadway.

THERE is less actual violence in this film than in the two Home Alone movies, but still not one to bring the children along.

10 Apr 1994 - 12:00am

US choir hits high note with Elijah

THE Pacific Chorale has the highest rating of any music organisation in Orange County, California. It is also among the elite few funded by America's National Endowment for the Arts.

10 Jul 1993 - 12:00am