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About Elenita Chmilowski
Director of Library Sales for PERSEUS BOOKS GROUP PUBLISHERS, New York, Elenita Chmilowski is on a mission to enhance communications between publishers and librarians. Her 15 years of sales and marketing in publishing has earned the respect and friendship of wholesalers, retailers, librarians and publishers around the world.

In addition to developing the “top book list every library should have,” editing a monthly newsletter, providing client support, and developing new titles for Perseus Books, Elenita enjoys blogging about what’s new in the library world for thedailypretzel.com.

A graduate of California State University, Long Beach, Elenita is an active member of the AAP Library Trade Committee and the American Library Association.

Recent posts:

MacArthur’s life in the critical years
MacArthur’s life in the critical years

PRAISE  “A gripping read, this book will be valuable to the novice and specialist alike…” —-Library Journal “[An] excellent…limited examination of MacArthur’s life in the critical years preceding and including WWII…an informative and easily digestible rendering of [MacArthur and Roosevelt’s] … Continue reading

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Learning Powerful Lessons
Learning Powerful Lessons

The Battle of Darcy Lane Author: Tara Altebrando Price $14.95 ISBN: 9780762449484/ On Sale: 4/22/2014 Reviews- 2/24/14: Publisher’s Weekly, review (online, February): “Altebrando brings rich, realistic depth to all of her characters… It’s a smart, sensitive portrait of an age … Continue reading

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The Next America
The Next America

Paul Taylor’s will be on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”  Monday, March 10th   and on  MSNBC “Morning Joe” on Friday, March 7th to discuss the book! Pew Research Center will be releasing new data related to the book in a conference on Friday, … Continue reading

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Nine Lives and More
Nine Lives and More

 3/9/14 Dateline NBC (NBC) – Bradshaw featured as part of an hour-long program on pets “This fascinating book will be a bible for cat owners.” —Booklist, starred review “Bradshaw…flags his seriousness of purpose with his subtitle, ‘How the New Feline … Continue reading

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What do Howard Stern, Rachael Ray, and Katie Couric have in common?
What do Howard Stern, Rachael Ray, and Katie Couric have in common?

 Mayim Bialik!   Some great additions to Mayim’s NYC tour: “Rachael Ray Show,” CBS TV (national),      tapes 2/24/14, air date tk “The Better Show,”      Better TV (national; 89 markets), tapes 2/24,      air date tk “Inside Edition,”      … Continue reading

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Perseus Books Group ALA Midwinter Booth #640

In Booth author signings- Saturday- 10:00 am:  Bethany Crandell booth signing (RP) 12:00 pm:  Eric Devine booth signing (RP) 2:30 pm:  Haroon K. Ullah booth signing (PA) 4:30 pm :  Leah Eskin booth signing (RP) Sunday- 10:00 am:  Tara Altebrando … Continue reading

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Library Reads ALA Session – Saturaday Jan 25 -11:30 am–12:30 pm – PCC-114 Lecture Hall

   LibraryReads  The Nationwide Library Staff Picks List Every day public library staff share books they love with their users. Now, you can reach beyond the library walls to tell the rest of the country about the books you can’t … Continue reading

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Starred Library Journal Review for Bradley & Taylor THE AMERICAN HEALTH CARE PARADOX
Starred Library Journal Review for Bradley & Taylor   THE AMERICAN HEALTH CARE PARADOX

Starred Review on December 1, 2013 | Science and Technology Bradley (public health, Yale Univ.) and Taylor (former program manager, Yale Global Health Leadership Inst.) take a fresh look at the reasons why Americans pay more for health care and … Continue reading

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Library Reads!

If you read something you love, then make sure to nominate it for LibraryReads! LibraryReads is a new program which harnesses the value of “library staff picks” into a single nation-wide discovery tool, a monthly list of ten newly released … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Perseus Headquarters – Thanksgiving Celebration            

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