HomeBook Club‘UNCOMMON TYPE’ BY TOM HANKS‘UNCOMMON TYPE’ BY TOM HANKSWed, January 31, 2018 by Tessa Snyder SHARE NOW Uncommon Type: Some Stories by Tom Hanks A gentle Eastern European immigrant arrives in New York City after his family and his life have been torn apart by his country’s civil war. A man who loves to bowl rolls a perfect game–and then another and then another and then many more in a row until he winds up ESPN’s newest celebrity, and he must decide if the combination of perfection and celebrity has ruined the thing he loves. An eccentric billionaire and his faithful executive assistant venture into America looking for acquisitions and discover a down and out motel, romance, and a bit of real life. These are just some of the tales Tom Hanks tells in this first collection of his short stories. They are surprising, intelligent, heartwarming, and, for the millions and millions of Tom Hanks fans, an absolute must-have! Check out all of the great book suggestions in our “Not-So-Serious” Book Club Listen as the gang discuss this great read further in the show podcast below. [starting at 43:43] Want to hear more? When you follow the podcast on iTunes or the Google Play store, you get exclusive stuff you won’t hear on the show! (It’s FREE to subscribe) And while you’re at it… be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel.