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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Tom Perrotta

Tom Perrotta is the bestselling author of nine works of fiction, including "Election" and "Little Children," both of which were made into Oscar nominated films."The Leftovers," was adapted into a critically acclaimed, Peabody Award-winning, HBO series. His other books are, "Bad Haircut," "The Wishbones," "Joe College," "The Abstinence Teacher," "Nine Inches", "The Leftovers", and his newest, "Mrs. Fletcher." His work has been translated into a multitude of languages. Perrotta grew up in New Jersey and lives outside of Boston.

A selection of quotes about Perrotta's work:

Tom Perrotta is...

"An American Chekhov."--The New York Times Book Review

"The Steinbeck of suburbia."--Time

"A writer at his rock-star best."--Entertainment Weekly

"Equally gifted at drawing people's emotional maps...and creating sidesplitting scenes."--People

"An astute student of twenty-first-century suburban life."--USA Today"

"The Leftovers" is, simply put, the best "Twilight Zone" episode you never saw. "Stephen King, New York Times Book Review"

""That rare combination: a satirist with heart...Those who haven't curled up on the couch with this writer's books are missing a very great pleasure."--The Seattle Times

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Mrs. Fletcher
Fiction / Literature
August 2017
ISBN 9781501144028
320 pages
$26.00, INSTORE
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New York Times bestseller! From the bestselling author of The Leftovers and Little Children comes a penetrating and hilarious new novel about sex, love, and identity on the frontlines of America’s culture wars. More/less

The Leftovers
Fiction / Literature
St. Martin's
June 2014
ISBN 9781250054227
384 pages
$15.99, INSTOCK
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A New York Times Notable Book for 2011 A Washington Post Notable Fiction Book for 2011 A USA Today 10 Books We Loved Reading in 2011 Title One of NPR's 10 Best Novels of 2011 What if--whoosh, right now, with no explanation--a number of us simply vanished? Would some of us collapse? Would others of us go on, one foot in front of the other, as we did before the world turned upside down? That's what the bewildered citizens of Mapleton, who lost many of their neighbors, friends and lovers in the event known as the Sudden Departure, have to figure out. More/less

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