Topic: Amy Chua

You Can’t Control Your Kids, and That’s What’s Great About Them

You Can't Control Your Kids, and That's What's Great About Them

I’m not sure if these two are besties yet, but I think they could have a beautiful friendship. They are both strong women, working and succeeding in traditionally male occupations. They’ve both been called monsters, though one might be more fond of the title than the other. They’ve both shared their life’s stories with the world, in hopes that they might be better understood. More »

Bullish: What I Learned About Success in a Korean Cram School

Bullish: What I Learned About Success in a Korean Cram School

Nineteen days ago, the Wall Street Journal ran Amy Chua’s Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior. As of today, there are 7,590 comments. A few days ago, at 5,700 comments, the WSJ remarked that the piece had already generated more comments than any other in the history of the Wall Street Journal, which is quite astounding when you think about how much the cool kids these days enjoy typing “ha ha u suck” beneath articles about hedge fund derivatives. More »