Finding Out “How Children Succeed” With NY Times Bestselling Author And Award Winning Journalist Paul Tough

Paul Tough is an award winning journalist and bestselling author of the critically acclaimed Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada’s Quest to Change Harlem and America and his newest book upcoming How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character was just released last week to incredible acclaim around the country with media and celebrities tweeting and conversing about how incredibly important his discussion and meaning in it is.

Paul has written extensively about education, child development, poverty, and politics, including cover stories in the New York Times Magazine on character education, the achievement gap, and the Obama administration’s education 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 Letter, an online magazine. His writing has appeared in the New Yorker, Slate, GQ, Esquire, and Geist and on the op-ed pages of the New York Times.