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Tom Perrotta


Tom Perrotta

Tom Perrotta is the bestselling author of 10 works of fiction, including ELECTION and LITTLE CHILDREN, both of which were made into critically acclaimed movies, and THE LEFTOVERS and MRS. FLETCHER, which were both adapted into HBO series. He lives outside Boston.

Tom Perrotta

Books by Tom Perrotta

by Tom Perrotta - Fiction, Humor

Tracy Flick is back, and once again the iconic protagonist of Tom Perrotta’s ELECTION --- and Reese Witherspoon’s character from the classic movie adaptation --- is determined to take high school politics by storm.

by Tom Perrotta - Fiction

A 46-year-old divorcee whose beloved only child has just left for college, Eve Fletcher is struggling to adjust to her empty nest when one night her phone lights up with a text message. Sent from an anonymous number, the mysterious sender tells Eve, “U R my MILF!” Over the months that follow, that message comes to obsess Eve, who can’t curtail her interest in, which features the erotic exploits of ordinary, middle-aged women like herself. Meanwhile, Eve’s son Brendan discovers that his new campus isn’t nearly as welcoming to his hard-partying lifestyle as he had imagined. Both mother and son find themselves enmeshed in morally fraught situations that come to a head on one fateful November night.

by Tom Perrotta - Fiction, Short Stories

NINE INCHES, Tom Perrotta’s first true collection, features 10 stories --- some sharp and funny, some mordant and surprising, and a few intense and disturbing. Whether he’s dropping into the lives of two teachers --- and their love lost and found --- in “Nine Inches,” or documenting the unraveling of a dad at a Little League game in “The Smile on Happy Chang’s Face,” Perrotta writes with a sure sense of his characters and their secret longings.

written by Tom Perrotta, read by Dennis Boutsikaris - Fiction

What if 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. Because nothing has been the same since it happened --- not marriages, not friendships, not even the relationships between parents and children.

by Tom Perrotta - Fiction

Tom Perrotta returns to the familiar suburban territory he’s visited in novels like LITTLE CHILDREN with a thoughtful look at what the world might feel like to ordinary people left behind after a Rapture-like event.