About Elenita Chmilowski
I Wish My Teacher Knew-
August 31, 2016 New York Times “Well” column about Kyle Schwartz’s I WISH MY TEACHER KNEW made yesterday’s New York Times daily “Briefing” email and is currently the paper’s #1 most viewed story! September 1, 2016 USA Today just posted … Continue reading
INVISIBLE MAN, GOT THE WHOLE WORLD WATCHING: A Young Black Man’s Education
One of the country’s most prominent young writers on race delivers an unflinching account of what it means to be a young black man in America today, and how the existing script for black manhood is being rewritten in one … Continue reading
Travels with Henry James
Chock full of charm, wit, and biting criticism, this new collection of travel essays by Henry James will reintroduce the novelist as a formidable travel companion—whether for a trip from Lake George to Burlington, an evening at the theater in … Continue reading
Nearly everyone swears…..
….whether it’s over a few too many drinks, in reaction to a stubbed toe, or in flagrante delicto. It may be starred, beeped, and censored—yet profanity is so appealing that we can’t stop using it. In the funniest, clearest study … Continue reading
A Spirited Blend of History, Anthropology, Folklore, and Biology – COYOTE AMERICA
This is one of my favorite books on our fall list… PRAISE “Historian Flores has written about the American West for decades, so it’s no surprise his gaze should turn to the region’s scrappy mascot. Over the past 500 years, the original … Continue reading
The Unpopular Virtue of Moral Certainty – John Quincy Adams
The Wall Street Journal’s previously announced review ran in Monday’s paper, calling the book “penetrating, detailed and very readable,” and a “splendid biography.” As previously announced, an essay by James Traub on John Quincy Adams ran in yesterday’s New York … Continue reading
One of the Must-Read Books for Geeks
Stephon and the book will be featured in a Weekend Confidential interview in the Wall Street Journal’s Review section. Run date to be confirmed, but it could be as early as March 26. Keith Blanchard includes the book in a … Continue reading
What happens now that Sunshine’s powers are fully awakened….
Having passed her test in Book One, Sunshine’s Luiseach powers are now fully awakened: for months now, Sunshine has felt spirits everywhere: heard voices, felt emotions – intense and sometimes overwhelming. She tries to ignore them, but it is impossible. … Continue reading
A story of family, heartbreak, violence, punk rock, drinking, drinking, drinking, drinking, and an unlikely savior: distance running.
An apology for choices he wasn’t sure he’d live long enough to regret, Mishka Shubaly’s first full-length memoir, I Swear I’ll Make It Up To You:A Life on the Low Road, is a story of family, heartbreak, violence, punk rock, … Continue reading
How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like Grown-Ups
Chicago Tribune “Sax’s book isn’t available for purchase until late December, but if his message strikes a chord, it may be worth a preorder…[Sax is] sounding some alarms that we’d do well to heed, and for our kids’ sakes, I … Continue reading