Paul Tough is the author, most recently, of Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why. His previous book, How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character, was been translated into 27 languages and spent more than a year on the New York Times hardcover and paperback best-seller lists. His first book, Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada's Quest to Change Harlem and America, was published in 2008. He is a contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine, where he has written cover stories on character education, the achievement gap, and the Obama administration's poverty policies. He has worked as an editor at the New York Times Magazine and Harper’s Magazine and as a reporter and producer for the public-radio program "This American Life." He was the founding editor of Open Letters, an online magazine. His writing has appeared in the Atlantic, Esquire, GQ, and the New Yorker, and on the op-ed page of the New York Times. He lives with his wife and two sons in Montauk, New York. For more information, please visit his web site or follow him on Twitter.
Paul Tough is the author of books: How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character, Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada's Quest to Change Harlem and America, Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why, What It Takes to Make a Student, Über Bord (DuMont True Tales ): Ein Überlebenskampf auf offenem Meer, The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us, Educar para o futuro, Como ajudar as crianças a aprenderem, Comment les enfants réussissent, Who Needs College?