Tom Perrotta

Tom Perrotta.Bestselling author Tom Perrotta was interviewed for BookCast by Fairfax County Public Library Director Sam Clay. BookCast is sponsored by the Fairfax Library Foundation.  

Writer Tom Perrotta is the author of six comic novels, including Election, Little Children, Joe College and his most recent novel, The Leftovers, as well as a collection of short stories and numerous articles.

Two successful films have been based on his books: “Election” which starred Matthew Broderick and Reese Witherspoon and “Little Children” with Kate Winslet and Patrick Wilson. He was nominated for an Academy Award in 2007 as a cowriter (with Todd Field) for Best Adapted Screenplay for “Little Children.”

His most recent novel, The Leftovers was named a 2011 New York Times Notable Book and one of the Best Books of 2011 by The Washington Post and other publications such as Kirkus Reviews and O the Oprah Magazine.

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