Paul Tough is the author, most recently, of The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us. His three previous books include How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character, which was translated into 27 languages and spent more than a year on the New York Times hardcover and paperback best-seller lists. Paul is a contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine; his writing has also appeared in the New Yorker, the Atlantic, and GQ, and on the op-ed page of the New York Times. He is a speaker on topics including education, parenting, equity, and student success. He has worked as an editor at the New York Times Magazine and Harper’s Magazine and as a reporter and producer for This American Life. He was the founding editor of Open Letters, an online magazine. He lives with his wife and two sons in Austin, Texas, and 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, The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us, Über Bord (DuMont True Tales ): Ein Überlebenskampf auf offenem Meer, Educar para o futuro, Como ajudar as crianças a aprenderem, Een kwestie van karakter: waarom doorzettingsvermogen en nieuwsgierigheid belangrijker zijn dan IQ, Die Chancen unserer Kinder: Warum Charakter wichtiger ist als Intelligenz