Alexandra Lange

Architecture and design critic, author

Architecture and design critic, author of “The Design of Childhood: How the Material World Shapes Independent Kids”

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Anyone with kids knows that they come with a lot of… stuff.

Is childhood overdesigned?

Anyone with kids knows that they come with a lot of… stuff.

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That's how the hero of "The White Tiger" views his native India. The way you'll view the film is with rapt attention and great delight. It's really terrific.

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