Tom Perrotta

Tom Perrotta

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Tracy Flick Can't Win (Tracy Flick, #2) was the most recently released book by Tom Perrotta, on June 7th, 2022.

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Tom Perrotta Stats: The highest rated book by Tom Perrotta on Book Notification is Mrs. Fletcher, a Standalone novel. The second-highest rated book is The Leftovers, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Tom Perrotta on Book Notification is Mrs. Fletcher, a Standalone novel. The second most read book is Tracy Flick Can't Win (Tracy Flick #2).

Below is a complete list of Tom Perrotta books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Tracy Flick Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Tom Perrotta Scripts in Publication Order (with Todd Field)

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Currency Books in Publication Order

List of Tom Perrotta Anthologies in Publication Order

Tom Perrotta: Biography

Tom Perrotta (Thomas R. Perrotta) was born on August 13th, 1961 and is currently 62 years old. Tom Perrotta was born in Newark, New Jersey, USA.

Tom Perrotta (Thomas R. Perrotta) is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 6 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1997 with the novel The Wishbones. The most recently released novel was Mrs. Fletcher which was released in 2017. There are no upcoming standalone novels by Tom at this time.

Tom Perrotta has also written the Short Story Collections series which has 2 books including Bad Haircut: Stories of the Seventies and Nine Inches: Stories.

Tom Perrotta: Awards & Accolades

Tom Perrotta books have been nominated for multiple awards, The Leftovers was nominated for the Goodreads Awards, Best Fiction, in 2011. Nine Inches: Stories was nominated for the Audie Award, Best Short Stories or Collections, in 2014.

Tom Perrotta: TV/Movies Based on Books

The Leftovers was adapted into a television series for HBO by Perrotta and Damon Lindelof. The first season followed the book very closely, but the series continued for two more seaons in which it took the story into new areas not found in the book.

The show starred Justin Theroux as Kevin Garvey, Carrie Coon as Nora Durst, Amy Brenneman as Laurie Garvey, Christopher Eccleston as Matt Jamison, Ann Dowd as Patti Levin, and Margaret Qualley as Jill Garvey. It was never a bit ratings hit, but critics loved it. The show received great reviews, made numerous end of the year lists, and Metacritic's aggregate has it as the highest ranked show of the 2010s. Despite that adoration by critics, the show was never nominated for any major awards.

Tom Perrotta returned to HBO with a series based on his book Mrs. Fletcher. The series starred Kathryn Hahn as Eve Fletcher, Jackson White as Brendan Fletcher, and Domenick Lombardozzi as George. The show was well received by critics, but did not air past the first season and its initial seven episodes.

Election was the first of Perrotta's books to be adapted into a film. The 1999 film was directed by Alexander Payne with a screenplay written by Payne and Jim Taylor. The film starred Matthew Broderick as Jim McAllister and Reese Witherspoon as Tracy Flick. The book was a major critical success and won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Film in 1999. It was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

Little Children was the second of Perrotta's novels to be adapted into a film and the second to receive awards consideration. The 2006 film directed by Todd Field earned three Academy Award nominations: Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Actress. Teh screenplay was written by Field and Perotta himself.

The film starred Kate Winslet as Sarah Pierce, Patrick Wilson as Brad Adamson, Jennifer Connelly as Kathy Adamson, and Jackie Earle Haley as Ronald James "Ronnie" McGorvey. As mentioned, Winslet and Earle Haley each received Award nominations for their works.

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Tom Perrotta: F.A.Q

When was Tom Perrotta Born? How old is Tom Perrotta?

Tom Perrotta was born on August 13th, 1961. Tom Perrotta is currently 62 years old.

Where was Tom Perrotta Born?

Tom Perrotta was born in Newark, New Jersey, USA and is American.

What was the first book Tom Perrotta wrote?

The first novel written by Tom Perrotta was Bad Haircut: Stories of the Seventies, published in 1994.

What was the most recent book Tom Perrotta wrote?

His most recently released work was Tracy Flick Can't Win on June 7th, 2022.

Will there be any more books by Tom Perrotta?

Tom Perrotta does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Tom Perrotta written?

Tom Perrotta has written 14 books. 2 books in the Tracy Flick Series, 6 Standalone Novels, 2 Short Stories/Novellas, 1 book in the Tom Perrotta Scripts, 2 books in the Short Story Collections, 1 book in the Currency Series.

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