Why We Can’t Stop Talking About Tiger Moms

I’ve had this conversation a dozen times the past week:

“Can you believe that Amy Chua?”

“That book is outrageous There’s no way I’m reading it!”

“Are you done with your copy? Can I borrow it?”

Really. For many of my Asian American friends, Amy Chua’s “Why Chinese Mothers are Superior” essay in the Wall Street Journal set off a visceral reaction