August 22, 2011
Interviews








 
Part 12: The Power of Humor and the Banana-Phone
WMCX Monmouth College Radio
Interview on "THE REBIRTH" w/DJ Raven, part 1
WMCX Monmouth College Radio
part 2 -- including IMs from readers
WNYC Studio 360
Radio Show with Kurt Andersen - Great Stuff!
WNYC Studio 360
Radio Show with Kurt Andersen (continued)
WNYC Studio 360
Radio Show with Kurt Andersen (final segment)
Bill Thompson's Eye on Books
7-Minute Radio Interivew

Ned Vizzini | Press
PRESS
Junk Talk
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Junk Talk Interview with Ned Vizzini, author of Its Kind of a Funny Story

Publishers Weekly
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From Alligators to Addiction: Children and Teen Fare at the L.A. Times Festival of Books

Utica Community Schools
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Kinda Funny Story author gets serious at UHS

Publishers Weekly
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Publication announcement for The Other Normals! (fall 2012)

New York Times
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"A Coming-of-Age Tale, Set Among the Sad"
[film review by A. O. Scott]

Nylon Magazine
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"Next To Normal"

Flavorwire
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The 10 Best Young Adult Books for Grownups

New York Times
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A New Assignment: Pick Books You Like by Motoko Rich [1MB pdf]
[It's Kind of a Funny Story is the #1 Student Pick!]

New York Times
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A New Assignment: Pick Books You Like by Motoko Rich
[A student talks about It's Kind of a Funny Story]

New Youth Connections
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[student-produced newspaper in New York City]
[also, kudos to the editors for picking the best title yet: "From Homeroom to the Psych Ward"]

New Yorker
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[a mere listing, and yet, seeing as it may be the only time get mentioned in the New Yorker, I present it humbly]

Chasing Ray
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"It's time to blast off this rock"
[a review from an important young adult literature blog]

Bcher Magazin
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Top Ten List
[I appear with some notable authors in this German publication]
[in a separate article, It's Kind of a Funny Story received four out of five "books" as well]

Daily Candy
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"The Weekend Guide - Read"

ALA
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Best Books for Young Adults

The Week Magazine
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[my picks for "Best Books"]

New York Magazine
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Read and Approved: Eclectic Summer Reading Alternatives

New York Times Book Review
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New York Times Book Review
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IKOAFS Review

Associated Press
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Young Author's Depression Led to Book
[this Associated Press story appeared in many places; this example is from the Poughkeepsie Journal]

© Ned Vizzini 2000-2011