October Discussion: The Leftovers by Tom Perrotta

  • October 22, 2012 · 7:00 PM
  • Flyleaf Books

Date to be determined.


A Washington Post Notable Fiction Book for 2011
A USA Today 10 Books We Loved Reading in 2011 Title
One of NPR’s 10 Best Novels of 2011

"The Leftovers is, simply put, the best Twilight Zone episode you never saw."--Stephen King, New York Times Book Review "[Perrotta's] most mature, absorbing novel, one that confirms his development from a funnyman to a daring chronicler of our most profound anxieties and human desires...Leavened with humor and tinged with creepiness, this insightful novel draws us into some very dark corners of the human psyche."--Washington Post

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  • Jeanne S.

    I really enjoyed the discussion, despite the fact that the book was not my favorite. All of those attending gave insightful input, and I enjoyed meeting them all.

    October 23, 2012

  • Marijean Y.

    It was a good discussion of the book with different points of view

    October 23, 2012

  • Janna


    I, too, will not be joining you tonight to discuss The Leftovers. I enjoyed the book but also felt that it could have been deeper and more probing. I agree with Jamie that the end seemed rushed.

    Hope to see you next month.

    October 22, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry that I have to cancel last minute - sick child. Enjoyed the book, interesting change of pace for me. I felt that the ending was a little rushed, as if the writer had run out of steam and wasn't sure what to do next, so he just wrapped things up quickly.

    October 22, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I haven't been to a meeting in months bcuz of school. I'm just real excited

    October 21, 2012

  • Linda

    Such an interesting book! If the date ends up being a night I am available, I would love to come.

    September 13, 2012

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