Books This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper Paperback, 15 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $16 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThis Is Where I Leave YouAuthorJonathan Tropper Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Other editions available for purchase: Hardcover, 339 pages, Penguin Group USA, $25.95, published August 6 2009 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThis Is Where I Leave YouAuthorJonathan Tropper Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers NPR Summary When his father dies, Judd Foxman is thrown together with his dysfunctional family while at the same time coping with his wife's infidelity and the end of his marriage. Genres: Fiction Awards and Recognition 11 weeks on NPR Paperback Fiction Bestseller List Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about This Is Where I Leave You Gordon Studer Best Books Of 2009 Season's Readings: Top Picks From Indie Booksellers December 3, 2009 Correspondent Susan Stamberg gathers recommendations for the season's best books from booksellers Rona Brinlee, Daniel Goldin and Lucia Silva. Their selections include comics about philosophy, novels about building families, and a box set that dives into the process of writing. Season's Readings: Top Picks From Indie Booksellers Listen · 7:20 7:20 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/120980017/121045051" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Review Book Reviews Snappy Family Comedy Mixes Patter, Pathos September 1, 2009 In Jonathan Tropper's This is Where I Leave You, witty, hapless, cuckolded Judd Foxman returns home to sit shiva for his dad and assess his wrecked marriage. In a rare balancing act, the novel is as sensitive as it is funny.