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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:

HOW STAR WARS CONQUERED THE UNIVERSE
HOW STAR WARS CONQUERED THE UNIVERSE

The Past, Present, and Future of a Multibillion Dollar Franchise   PRAISE – REVIEWS- “It’s impossible to imagine a Star Wars fan who wouldn’t love this book…It really is hard to imagine a book about Star Wars being any more … Continue reading

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Seven Wonders
Seven Wonders

Mezrich has a gift for writing intriguing stories and intricate characters with a cinematic flair. As the narrative of “Seven Wonders” travels the globe and examines each of the modern seven wonders, the history of each is unveiled while the … Continue reading

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Depression- Listen… Don’t analyze…. Don’t wait for your friend to reach out to you…..
Depression- Listen… Don’t analyze…. Don’t wait for your friend to reach out to you…..

  THE DEPTHS mentioned in Elizabeth Bernstein’s column in the 8/26/14 issue of the Wall Street Journal on how to be a friend to someone with depression, and Jonathan Rottenberg is quoted throughout.   THE DEPTHS: The Evolutionary Origins of the Depression … Continue reading

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FERGUSON, MO – In Wake of Clashes, Calls to Demilitarize Police
FERGUSON, MO – In Wake of Clashes, Calls to Demilitarize Police

Reading this morning’s paper (NYT) about the protest in Ferguson MO, I was relieved to read the news that the Missouri governor changed tactics by bringing in the state highway patrol. If you are at all curious as to how … Continue reading

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Is it safer to fly or take the train?
Is it safer to fly or take the train?

……. How dangerous is skydiving? And is eating that extra link of breakfast sausage going to kill you? We’ve all heard the statistics for risky activities, but what do those numbers actually mean in the real world? In The Norm … Continue reading

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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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