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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:

One Family’s Journey and the Chinese American Dream
One Family’s Journey and the Chinese American Dream

Weaving history, journalism, and memoir, Eric Liu explores the parallel rise of China and the Chinese American, the means by which Chinese immigrants have excelled despite the constraints of racism and xenophobia, and how they are rewriting the American story. QUOTES AND … Continue reading

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Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the Couple Who Taught America How to Love
Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the Couple Who Taught America How to Love

By Thomas Maier Paperback Reprint ISBN: 9780465079995 SEASON TWO OF MASTERS OF SEX PREMIERES THIS SUNDAY, JULY 13TH Congrats to Masters of Sex on its 5 emmy nominations Also this week, LIFE.com posted an essay by Tom Maier on Masters … Continue reading

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How to Ruin a Queen
How to Ruin a Queen

In How to Ruin a Queen, award-winning author Jonathan Beckman tells a remarkable tale of political machinations and extravagance on an enormous scale; of kidnappings, prison breaks, and assassination attempts; of hapless French police in disguise, reams of lesbian pornography, … Continue reading

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ALA Las Vegas- booth #334

Perseus Books Group -Booth #334 Author Signing Schedule- Saturday -June 28 11:00  Ben Mezrich- Seven Wonders  – A heart-pounding pace and panoramic backdrops, Seven Wonders is an electrifying read, and will be the first in a trilogy.     12:00 Ken … Continue reading

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The story of infamous breach in intelligence
The story of infamous breach in intelligence

“[Bradley] tells the fascinating story of this complicated spy’s life…. Bradley provides extensive background information regarding the events of the time and all the characters involved, painting a vivid picture of the world in which Lee operated. Readers interested in … Continue reading

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Digital book 2014

I’m speaking at next week’s #DigitalBook2014 conference. Looking forward to seeing you at #IDPF #BEA14. More info: idpf.org/db14.   Thursday, May 29  9:00 -9:45 Business & Marketing The Future of Libraries as a Key Discovery Channel Alexandra Nicolajsen (Kensington Publishing), Patricia … Continue reading

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Sharon Tate: Recollection is a celebration of her life
Sharon Tate: Recollection is a celebration of her life

Considered by many to be the most beautiful woman of her generation, Sharon Tate remains a fascinating pop icon and a poster child for the 1960s. What struck most about Sharon was her gentle nature and the sheer perfection of … Continue reading

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Finding Me
Finding Me

Michelle Knight, the first of the three women abducted by notorious Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro, recounts the full story of her years in captivity, her escape, and the powerful inner strength and capacity for hope that has helped her rebuild … Continue reading

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Reduced to Joy….
Reduced to Joy….

A profound exploration to the deepest parts of the human soul from one of most beloved poet philosophers.   Mark Nepo, author of the bestselling Viva Editions title of the year Reduced to Joy, is pleased to announce that he … Continue reading

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MacArthur’s World War II
MacArthur’s World War II

    A revisionist biography of one of the greatest American heroes of the twentieth century, revealing how incredible—and improbable—Douglas MacArthur’s Pacific victory in World War II truly was.   PRAISE  “Mark Perry provides a well-written, insightful portrait of a … Continue reading

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