Matthew Quick - 'The Reason You're Alive'

His Silver Linings Playbook captured attention and hearts - and having it made into an award-winning movie did not hurt.  Matthew Quick is the author of several novels for adults and the young adult audience. He most recently visited with Love May Fail.  He returns Tuesday, July 18, at 7 pm with The Reason You're Alive.  An aging Vietnam War veteran seeks closure by making reparations to those in his past, even as he deals with a perplexing present and a tenuous future.  Through his utterly honest, irascible, humorous and sometimes controversial hero, he helps us all confront a piece of ourselves.  Will history repeat? Reason has already been optioned as a movie. 

Event date: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
North Hills
4209-100 Lassiter Mill Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
The Reason You're Alive: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062424303
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper - July 4th, 2017

Can’t make it? To request a signed or personalized copy, call 919-828-1588 or contact (at least 48 hours in advance for email) to check availability.

Love May Fail: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062285577
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - June 21st, 2016

An aspiring feminist and underappreciated housewife embarks on an odyssey to find human decency and goodness—and her high school English teacher—in New York Times bestselling author Matthew Quick’s offbeat masterpiece, a quirky ode to love, fate, and hair metal.

The Silver Linings Playbook Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374533571
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sarah Crichton Books - October 16th, 2012

A heartwarming New York Times bestselling novel, now a major movie by David O. Russell--nominated for eight Academy Awards (including Best Picture), four Golden Globes, and four Screen Actors Guild Awards