He made me think of all the books I hadn’t read, and all the ones I’d read but hadn’t fully understood.
– Tom Perrotta
born in The United States August 13, 1961
genre: Literature & Fiction
influences: Raymond Carver, Willa Cather, Stephen Crane, Ernest Hemingway, Tobias…more
Tom Perrotta (born August 13, 1961) is an American novelist and screenwriter best known for his novels Election (1998) and Little Children (2004), both of which were made into critically acclaimed, Golden Globe-nominated films. Perrotta co-wrote the screenplay for the 2006 film version of Little Children with Todd Field, for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay.