September 10, 2011
Reviews and Other Writing

The End of the White Outsider
The Daily Beast

[click through for all my coverage of Comic-Con 2011]

Straight Edge, Winding Story: Ten Thousand Saints
The L Magazine

Rock and Roll (Ned Vizzini)
Los Angeles Review of Books

Tall Tales, Big Words and Gator-Wrestling... It's Swamplandia!
The L Magazine

Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
[available in hard copy only, $5]
I Love Bad Movies

37 literary resolutions for 2011. What's yours?
Los Angeles Times

The Year's Best and Worst Book Trailers
The L Magazine

The Complete Works of Marvin K. Mooney: Applause, Please
The L Magazine

Angels, Demons and Blockbusters
New York Times
Recent Blog Posts

Ned Vizzini | Writing
Be More Chill (Indonesian) [Paperack]
December 1, 2006
The Indonesian Be More Chill has a festive and interesting cover.

US editions of my books are also available in the Philippines.

A student named Manuel Miguel V. Barnes translated the first part of Teen Angst? Naaah... into Tagalog, the indigenous Filipino language.
Be More Chill (Chinese) [Paperback]
January 1, 2006
The Chinese edition of Be More Chill is large-format and almost looks like a comic trade paperback.

Check out the photo spread on Flickr to see the inside cover, gatefold spread, and all the detailing on the pages:

Be More Chill Chinese Edition Bio
It's Kind of a Funny Story (Italian) [Paperback]
June 1, 2007
The Italian version of It's Kind of a Funny Story is published by Mondadori.

It has the striking title Mi Ammazzo, Per Il Resto Tutto Ok ("Kill me, for the Rest Everything's OK").
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Early Articles, Reviews, and Columns
Note: Links to content outside usually become inactive over time.

Teen Angst? Nah!
[the piece that inspired the book]
New York Times

Sick Passenger
[possibly my best story ever]
New York Press

Bad Barber
[REJECTED by New York Press, previously unpublished]
New York Press

Peak Contraction
[me at the gym]
New York Press

Why I Still Hate Rap
New York Press

Schizo Rock
[RIP, Wesley]
New York Press

Bjorn Again
New York Press

What the Hell is Kaiju?
New York Press

Since When: Brent Camponi, Rising Legend, and His TV Show; Natan, Who Sings Like a Bastard; Church Ladies for Choice; A Jeff Buckley Book
New York Press

Since When: Straight-Edge Vegan Hardcore at Roseland; Cool Japanese Porn; George Tabb Presents Unsigned Bands at CBGB; Some Abused Girls Are Hot
New York Press