You Should Know: Elizabeth Khuri Chandler

by guestofaguest · October 21, 2015

Elizabeth Khuri Chandler

In the mood for a new book to plug your nose into, but unsure where to turn? Enter Elizabeth Khuri Chandler, and her brilliant project, Goodreads - your new best friend with the best taste in literature who's full of great recommendations. The Pandora of reading, Goodreads not only generates personalized lists of titles you'd enjoy, but allows you to see what page turners your friends have been into lately as well.


Co-founder, Editor in Chief and arts writers

Place of birth:

Santa Clara, CA


@Goodreadsgirls/ @ElizabethKhuri

Elizabeth Khuri Chandler

Elizabeth Khuri Chandler

What do you actually do all day?

edit copy, choose authors and books, manage people, interview artists, think about ways to make Goodreads better

Favorite song growing up?


My biggest secret is…

a secret

Where do you live in San Francisco?

I'm from here. It's seems like karma that I'm back

Uber, Taxi, BART or Bike?


My motto is…

first with the head then with the heart

My alter ego is…

a dancer

The last drink I had was…

gin and tonic

My secret crush is…

Michael Lewis

What was your first job?

right out of college I interned at the Fashion House, Chloe in Paris

If you had one day left to live in SF, what would you do?

Hang out with my husband and two little girls and peppermint ice cream

Coming from? Going to?

coming from LA, going to...Don't know!

What is your favorite work of art?

anything by Goncharova

Who should we know?

Yosh Han, she's an awesome perfect artist