Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Author Visit: Tom Perrotta

Author Visit Tom Perrotta
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Tom Perrotta, award winning author and screenwriter, will be on campus on Monday, November 12, 2012. He will speak at 7:30 p.m. in The Wilkie Center for the Performing Arts.

Mr. Perrotta’s novels include The Leftovers, The Abstinence Teacher, Little Children, Joe College, Election, The Wishbones, and Bad Haircut. Two of Mr. Perrotta’s novels, Election and Little Children, were turned into an award winning films. His latest novel, The Leftovers, was named one of the "Best Books of 2011" by O the Oprah Magazine, Kirkus Reviews,, GQ, NPR (Fresh Air), The Washington Post, The Seattle Times, and The Book Page.

He is a very entertaining speaker, and - in the words of our Mr. Searles - the evening "will be most enjoyable."

After his talk / reading, Mr. Perrotta will be available to sign books. The public is also invited to attend the talk; the evening is free of charge.

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