Category Archives: Satire

Waiting on Wednesday — The Leftovers by Tom Perrotta

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. This week’s pre-publication “can’t-wait-to-read” selection is:


The Leftovers

Tom Perrotta

Publication Date: August 30

Some writers write with such easy humor and fond understanding of their characters, however absurdly they’re behaving, that I’m willing to follow those writers wherever their muse takes them. Tom Perrotta is one of those writers. If he wants to write about what happens when 100 members of a community disappear in what seems to be some type of Rapture event, then I want to read about it.