Tom Perrotta

Tom Perrotta

Macmillan Speakers Bureau

represents thought-provoking authors and experts. We can find a speaker uniquely positioned for your audience and budget.

More Info

Macmillan Speakers


Tom Perrotta

Tom Perrotta is the author of five previous work of fiction: Bad Haircut, The Wishbones, Election, and the New York Times bestselling Joe College and Little Children. Election was made into the acclaimed 1999 movie directed by Alexander Payne and starring Matthew Broderick and Reese Witherspoon. Little Children was released as a movie directed by Todd Field and starring Kate Winslet and Jennifer Connelly in 2006, and for which Perrotta received Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations for best screenplay. He lives outside of Boston, Massachusetts.


Sign Up for
Author Updates

Macmillan Newsletter


Sign up to receive information about new books, author events, and special offers.

Sign up now

Media

Watch and Listen

The Leftovers | Tom Perrotta | audiobook excerpt

Read by Dennis Boutsikaris. 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?

Share This

Tom Perrotta Q&A I

Part 1 of a Q&A with author of THE LEFTOVERS, Tom Perrotta.

Share This

Tom Perrotta Q&A III

Part 3 of a Q&A with author of THE LEFTOVERS, Tom Perrotta.

Share This

Tom Perrotta Q&A II

Part 2 of a Q&A with author of THE LEFTOVERS, Tom Perrotta.

Share This

The Abstinence Teacher by Tom Perrotta--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Tom Perrotta's novel The Abstinence Teacher. Stonewood Heights is the perfect place to raise children, but amid its good schools and healthy real estate market, a small-town culture war is brewing. The Abstinence Teacher focuses on two divorced parents who become adversaries in the mess: Ruth Ramsey is the human sexuality teacher at the local high school who believes that "pleasure is good, shame is bad, and knowledge is power." Her younger daughter's soccer coach is Ti

Share This
Back

Author on the Web

 

Latest on Facebook


Back

books
by the author

Nine Inches

Tom Perrotta
St. Martin's Press

Nine Inches, Tom Perrotta’s first true collection, features ten stories—some sharp and funny, some mordant and surprising, and a few intense and disturbing.  ...


Available In:

Book Audio Book eBook
Grade My Teacher

Tom Perrotta
St. Martin's Press

The public and private self-images of a high school math teacher uncomfortably collide when she has a coffee date with a student who has posted negative...


Available In:

eBook
Bad Haircut

Tom Perrotta
St. Martin's Griffin

New York Times bestselling author Tom Perrotta’s first book is "more powerful than any coming-of-age novel" —The Washington Post   Bad Haircut explores the...


Available In:

Book eBook
The Leftovers

Tom Perrotta
St. Martin's Griffin

A New York Times Notable Book for 2011 A Washington Post Notable Fiction Book for 2011The New York Times bestseller now in paperback—A thought-provoking...


Available In:

Book Audio Book eBook
Senior Season

Tom Perrotta
St. Martin's Press

A glimpse into parallel lives in a suburban town Tom Perrotta has made recognizably his in novels like ELECTION, LITTLE CHILDREN and this fall’s THE LEFTOVERS....


Available In:

eBook
The Abstinence Teacher

Tom Perrotta
St. Martin's Griffin

“Perrotta is 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...


Available In:

Book eBook
Joe College

Tom Perrotta
St. Martin's Griffin

For many college students, Spring Break means fun and sun in Florida. For Danny, a Yale junior, it means two weeks behind the wheel of the Roach Coach, his...


Available In:

Book eBook
Little Children

Tom Perrotta
St. Martin's Griffin

Tom Perrotta's thirty-ish parents of young children are a varied and surprising bunch. There's Todd, the handsome stay-at-home dad dubbed "The Prom King" by...


Available In:

Book eBook
The Wishbones

Tom Perrotta
Macmillan Audio

In The Wishbones, Tom Perrotta's characters are 90s adults still clinging to their 70s dreams. Thirty-one-year-old Dave Raymond has an adoring girlfriend and a...


Available In:

view all works by this author
Back