This book has stirred up a storm of controversy, writes Emma Brockes. But why shouldn't Tiger Mother Amy Chua and her husband investigate the success of certain cultural and ethnic groups? The question is: are they right in their explanation of it?
Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua. I'd heard a lot about it, but just read it while on vacation. Interesting perspective on parenting and the pro's and con's of cultural differences in how we approach raising children.