May 10, 2006
UPCOMING EVENTS
Wednesday, 05-24-2006 at 04:00pm
New York Public Library Visit - Seward Park Branch
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I'll be reading from It's Kind of a Funny Story, taking questions and talking about the process of being a writer to students and all comers!
192 East Broadway (at Jefferson St.), New York, NY 10002 [site link] [google map]

Tuesday, 06-27-2006 at 08:00pm
@ Bookslut Series in Chicago
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with Daniel Nester

details TK
None [site link] [google map]

Ned Vizzini | Official Site | Past & Present
MENTIONS
Village Voice
04-24-2006
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Voice Choices: Shortlist for April 19-25, 2006

Media Bistro
04-21-2006
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'More Writers Too Cute for Words' [yes, superficial, but I'll take what I can get]

Brave & Brass
04-20-2006
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It'll Come to Ya! [It's Kind of a Funny Story review]

Teen Vogue
04-18-2006
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People are Talking About...

Richmond Times Dispatch
04-12-2006
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Author teaches teens stability

Publisher's Weekly
04-10-2006
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It's Kind of a Funny Story [starred review]

LA Times
04-09-2006
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'It's Kind of a Funny Story: A Novel' [review]

San Francisco Chronicle
04-09-2006
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The artist as a crazy New York teen

Lexington Herald-Leader
04-09-2006
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Thoughtful choices for young readers

New York Observer
04-03-2006
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Teen Draws a New Map In Warm, Tragicomic Novel

Horn Book
04-01-2006
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It's Kind of a Funny Story (review)

Conversations With Famous Writers
03-30-2006
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Ned Vizzini, It's Kind Of A Funny Story [interview]

Washington Post
03-26-2006
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Media Mix - A Quick Take on New Releases for Sunday, March 26, 2006

Gotham Magazine
03-17-2006
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Ned, call us!

School Library Journal
03-17-2006
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*VIZZINI, Ned. Itís Kind of a Funny Story. 444p. Hyperion/Miramax. Apr. 2006. RTE $16.95. ISBN 0-7868-5196-1.

New York Times
03-12-2006
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What's a Girl to Read?

Goshen Public Library
03-03-2006
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It's Kind of a Funny Story What We're Reading, by Jenni

Baker & Taylor
03-01-2006
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ad for It's Kind of a Funny Story in Baker & Taylor's Catalog

Kirkus Reviews
02-14-2006
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review of Not Like I'm Jealous or Anything [anthology I contributed to]

ProperNoun.net
02-03-2006
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It's Kind of a Funny Story Review

Fast Camel Express
02-01-2006
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Be More Chill Book of the Month

FREEWilliamsburg.com
01-24-2006
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It's Kind of a Funny Story Non-Review by J. Stefan-Cole

Booklist
01-23-2006
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*STAR* Vizzini, Ned. Itís Kind of a Funny Story. Apr. 2006. 448p. Hyperion, $16.95 (0-7868-5196-1)

Hyperion Catalog
01-01-2006
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for those who want to know how the book industry works, the catalog page for IKOAFS

Miramax Catalog
01-01-2006
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for those who care, a catalog page for IKOAFS

YALSA - a division of the American Library Association
12-01-2005
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Be More Chill chosen as a Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers

The New York Public Library
12-01-2005
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Be More Chill selected as one of the "Books for the Teen Age 2005"

VOYA
12-01-2005
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Review of Not Like I'm Jealous or Anything [anthology I contributed to]

The Onion
09-08-2005
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Ad that Ran in the Onion for the Paperback Be More Chill

The New York Times
05-30-2005
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Ad for the Scholastic Writing Awards -- They Featured Me Since I Won One in 1996

© Ned Vizzini 2000-2006
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Newsday
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Jackass Kicks Hollywood Back Where it Belongs
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New York Press
04-17-2002
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