By now you’ve heard the roar, maybe seen the interviews of the Yale professor who wrote a parody, or a manual, for child rearing – depending on your point of view. More have an opinion on The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother than have actually read it.
Amy Chua has written other – more serious books: World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability and Day of Empire: How Hyperpowers Rise to Global Dominance-and Why They Fall – neither one as controversial or as readable as her current bestseller.
In her Wall Street Journal article, Amy Chua tells Why Chinese Mothers are Superior – her preface to the book. Elizabeth Kolbert offers her commentary on America’s Top Parent in the New Yorker. Chua has been interviewed by them all – including Colbert (Colbert vs. Tiger Mom video).
Enough – actually too much – information for me…
Go Stealers – make your mothers proud!