By David L. Ulin / The Bulletin
September 18, 2011
“The Leftovers” by Tom Perrotta (St. Martin’s Press, 356 pgs., $25.99)
The two most moving scenes in Tom Perrotta’s sixth novel, “The Leftovers,” come late in the book. In the first, Kevin Garvey — abandoned husband, distracted father, mayor of the affluent suburb of Mapleton — tells a woman....