Suburban Boy is the first novel in Peter Doobinin’s projected Long Island triology. The second book, Daylight Saving Time, was published in 2019. The Long Island trilogy offers a depiction of an essential facet of American History: the Baby Boom suburbs of the mid-twentieth century. Suburban Boy is the story of a man coming to terms with his relationship to this place which significantly formed his life and view of the world. A fast-paced novel, told in the first person, it provides a particular vision of the middle-class Long Island suburbs and the people who inhabited them.