Italian-American author and screenwriter known for his novels Election, SMALL CHILDREN, and Leftovers. Election and SMALL CHILDREN were modified into films while Leftovers became an HBO series. He examined British at Yale School before finding a graduate level in the topic from Syracuse School. His first reserve, some short tales, was released in 1994. He’s also created the books Joe University, The Wishbones, as well as the Abstinence Instructor. His use Todd Field over the screenplay for SMALL CHILDREN gained him a Greatest Adapted Display screen Play Academy Prize nomination. He wedded Mary Granfield in 1991 and it has two kids. Kate Winslet and Jennifer Connelly both starred in SMALL CHILDREN.