Matthew Quick on his new YA novel
September 23, 2013
MATTHEW QUICK‚Äôs powerful new young adult novel is about a troubled teen planning a murder-suicide at his high school.¬† Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock begins with Peacock, the narrator, packing his grandfather‚Äôs handgun in preparation to kill his former best friend and then himself. ¬†Quick is best known for ‚ÄúThe Silver Linings Playbook‚ÄĚ which was adapted into the hit film starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence. This former high school English teacher has written a number of Young Adult books before his Hollywood success and we’ll talk to him about his latest this hour on Radio Times.