Books Tom Drury Books by Tom Drury Tom Drury has written books about: Literary Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Tom Drury Critics' Lists: Summer 2013 Start Storing Up: Indie Booksellers Pick Summer's Best Reads June 4, 2013 NPR's Susan Stamberg asked three of our go-to independent booksellers to help fill our beach bags with good books. The result is a reading list that's all about youth and ritual. Start Storing Up: Indie Booksellers Pick Summer's Best Reads Listen · 7:20 7:20 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/187601740/188568064" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Book Reviews West Meets Midwest In Tom Drury's Quirky 'Pacific' May 15, 2013 Some novels you read to find out what happens next, and some you read to linger in the moment. In Tom Drury's Pacific, plot takes a back seat to sharp observation and deadpan wit. The book juxtaposes scenes of teenaged Micah as he moves to Hollywood, with stories set in Micah's heartland hometown.