Please Don’t Come Back From The Moon

“Bakopoulos’ endearing first novel . . . is a tale that, despite the boys’ empty longing, is full of hope.”

People

DEAN BAKOPOULOS’ first novel, Please Don’t Come Back from the Moon, was a New York Times Notable Book; he co-wrote and co-produced the film adaptation, which debuted at the Los Angeles Film Festival and was a New York Times Critics’ Pick. His second novel, My American Unhappiness, was named one of the year’s best novels by The Chicago Tribune, and his third novel, Summerlong was an independent bookstore bestseller and is now in development as a television series.

Summerlong

“There is no better guide through a hot summer in the heartland than Dean Bakopoulos.”

Jane Hamilton, The Book Of Ruth and A Map Of The World

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The FDA really edging everybody with these vaccine approvals. Noooo….not yet…one more panel to go…sooooon….



Got my first residual check and earned Diamond Medallion status on Delta this week. If I secure the TV rights to “The Secret History” by Friday, I’ll have no goals left.



I don’t care about these obscenely rich people or their belief that this company is worth saving or an ounce of their life energy

My American Unhappiness

“Dean Bakopoulos is a writer to watch, a novelist to cherish.”

Peter Straub, author of A Dark Matter