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It's Kind of a Funny Story

Ned Vizzini

Hardcover

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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (5/1/2007)
Prebound (5/1/2007)
Compact Disc (9/3/2012)
MP3 CD (9/3/2012)
MP3 CD (9/3/2012)
Compact Disc (9/3/2012)
Compact Disc (9/3/2012)
Paperback (8/1/2010)
Compact Disc (9/3/2012)

Disney-Hyperion, 9780786851966, 448pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2006



About the Author

Ned Vizzini began writing for TheNew York Press at the age of fifteen. At nineteen, he had his first book published, Teen Angst? Naaah�. He was also author of three other books for young adults including The Other Normals, Be More Chill, the first young adult novel ever chosen as a Today Show Book Club pick, and which is the basis of the musical of the same name, and It's Kind of a Funny Story, which NPR named #56 of the "100 Best-Ever Teen Novels" of all time and which is the basis of the film of the same name. The last novel published before his death, House of Secrets, was a middle-grade fantasy novels co-written with filmmaker Chris Columbus; it debuted on the New York Times best-seller list.
Ned's stories often drew on his struggles with anxiety and depression, yet they had a strong comic bent. His fans appreciated his honesty and sense of humor; his writing provided solace to those who saw their feelings and experiences mirrored in the books. He was also very generous to other writers. In 2005, he started the Barnes & Noble Teen Writers Workshops, which he ran until 2012.