New Word City LLC Announces the Publication of What the Ivy League Won’t Teach You

New Word City LLC announces the publication of What the Ivy League Won’t Teach You, a new eBook by William Deresiewicz
 
 
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Aug. 3, 2011 - PRLog -- Boston, MA - New Word City LLC announces the publication of What the Ivy League Won’t Teach You, a new eBook by William Deresiewicz, essayist, book critic, author of A Jane Austen Education, and former Yale University professor.

Never before has admission to elite colleges been so sought after.  Parents spend a fortune trying to get their kids in; kids spend their high-school years preparing to fill in every blank on their applications.  But what, in the end, does it get them? asks Deresiewicz.  The elite college system, he writes, produces highly skilled and specialized young people who are poorly equipped for life.  And these are the people who will one day run the country.  Here, in this eye-opening eBook, is what every parent, student, and citizen needs to know.

About the Author:
William Deresiewicz is an essayist, book critic, and the author of A Jane Austen Education - How Six Novels Taught Me About Love, Friendship, and the Things That Really Matter.  He is a contributing writer for The Nation and a contributing editor for The New Republic.  His essays and reviews have also appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The American Scholar, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Bookforum, Slate, and The London Review of Books.  His work was nominated for National Magazine Awards in 2008, 2009, and 2011 and the National Book Critics Circle’s Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing in 2010.  His current book project is Excellent Sheep - The Disadvantages of an Elite Education.

About New Word City:
New Word City LLC is a leader in the emerging field of digital publishing, specializing and pioneering short-form eBooks on a variety of topics, such as biographies, business, fiction, food, history, sports, and travel. Its eBooks appear regularly on a number of bestseller lists. Its titles are also featured each week on the Starbucks Digital Network.

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molly.jones@newwordcity.com

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Contact:
Molly Jones
New Word City LLC
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 266-9539
molly.jones@newwordcity.com
http://www.NewWordCity.com
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