Writer and professor known for such books as This Is Where I Leave You and One Last Thing Before I Go.
He earned a Master's Degree in creative writing from New York University.
He co-created the TV series Banshee with David Schickler for Cinemax. The series premiered in January 2013.
He was born in Riverdale, New York City. He has three children with his wife Elizabeth Parker.
Jason Bateman was cast to play the lead in the 2014 film adaptation of This Is Where I Leave You.