If current trends hold, 2011 may be the “Year of the Inflammatory Book.” In January, Chinese-American mom and Yale professor, Amy Chua, ignited a firestorm with her book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother. Therein, she explained why Chinese moms are superior to their western counterparts, and the angry tornado of response drove her book up to #1 on the Amazon best-seller list. Tomorrow, author, Kay S.
True story… A good friend of mine takes a young lady to dinner for a first date. They are having a very good time. They are each into their 2nd glass of wine when they start talking about past relationships. (Yes, big faux pas in my book.) At a certain point she says, “I’ve tried dating Mexican guys, but it just doesn’t work for me. I don’t know if it’s their culture or what, but I have problems getting along with them.”