Amy Chua, Tiger Mother

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book.jpgAmy Chua has become famous as author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, especially after the Wall Street Journal published an excerpt titled, "Why Chinese Mothers are Superior." She's also a professor at Yale Law School and author of previous books called 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 Fail. We speak with Chua and get reaction to the book that's created an international sensation.



  • Amy Chua - Yale law school professor and author of the new book Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations
  • Shuyun Sun - Filmmaker and writer on Chinese history and culture
  • Patrick Welsh - English Teacher, T.C. Williams High School


Warren Olney