The Silver Linings Playbook
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Pat Peoples knows that life doesn't always go according to plan, but he's determined to get his back on track. After a stint in a psychiatric hospital, Pat is staying with his parents and trying to live according to his new philosophy: get fit, be nice and always look for the silver lining. Most importantly, Pat is determined to be reconciled with his wife Nikki. Pat's parents just want to protect him so he can get back on his feet, but when Pat befriends the mysterious Tiffany, the secrets they've been keeping from him threaten to come out ...The Silver Linings Playbook has been adapted into an Academy Award-winning film starring Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Robert De Niro.
Now an Academy Award-winning film starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence
Endearing ... touching and funny debut ... Pat [Peoples] is as sweet as a puppy, and his offbeat story has all the makings of a crowd-pleaser Publishers Weekly Quite the heartbreaker of a novel Kirkus Reviews Special Issues - 35 Promising Debuts Matthew Quick's The Silver Linings Playbook has an off-kilter charm ... Touchingly sweet Daily Mail A delightful debut ... a smart, touching, quirky read Scotland on Sunday Utterly original and a real word-of-mouth classic Easy Living Funny and intriguing -- Jill Halfpenny Daily Express A funny, poingant and refreshing take on the path of true love Newmarket Journal
Matthew Quick is the author of The Silver Linings Playbook, which was made into an Academy Award-winning film, The Good Luck of Right Now, and the young adult novels Sorta Like A Rock Star, Boy21 and Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock. His work has been translated into more than twenty languages and he has received a PEN/Hemingway Award Honorable Mention, among other accolades. He is married to the novelist and pianist Alicia Bessette.