I hear this movie is out now.
If you haven't read the book, please do so immediately. It is extraordinary, and will make you weep. It will also connect you to humanity in a raw, profound way that I didn't believe was possible with literature until I read it.
Oh. And don't see the movie first, because part of the fun of the book is the fanciful nature of the narrative. And Pam says you'll be retroactively disappointed in the film if you see it before you read it.
It's by Jonathan Safran Foer, and it's got weirdly colored cover...easy to find on the shelf.
Go get it. You heard me, go.