Ned Vizzini

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Ned Vizzini

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in Brooklyn, New York, The United States
April 04, 1981

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Died December 19, 2013.

Vizzini grew up primarily in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn in New York City. He attended Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan, graduating in 1999. While still a teenager, he began to write articles for the New York Press, an alternative newspaper.

After he wrote an essay that got published by the New York Times Magazine, several of his essays about his young adult life ended up being combined into his first book, Teen Angst? Naaah.... Vizzini attended Hunter College, also located in Manhattan. Ned Vizzini lived in New York City. Vizzini's characters and situations are said be based upon his time spent at Stuyvesant.


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Average rating: 4.08 · 97,820 ratings · 6,281 reviews · 18 distinct works · Similar authors
It's Kind of a Funny Story
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 76,426 ratings — published 2006 — 21 editions
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Be More Chill
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 4,250 ratings — published 2004 — 18 editions
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Teen Angst? Naaah...
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 2,040 ratings — published 2000 — 9 editions
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The Other Normals
3.36 of 5 stars 3.36 avg rating — 1,075 ratings — published 2012 — 8 editions
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Alone
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The Light I see at the end ...
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Darkness so Profound
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“I didn't want to wake up. I was having a much better time asleep. And that's really sad. It was almost like a reverse nightmare, like when you wake up from a nightmare you're so relieved. I woke up into a nightmare.”
Ned Vizzini, It's Kind of a Funny Story

“I can't eat and I can't sleep. I'm not doing well in terms of being a functional human, you know?”
Ned Vizzini, It's Kind of a Funny Story

“People are screwed up in this world. I'd rather be with someone screwed up and open about it than somebody perfect and ready to explode.”
Ned Vizzini, It's Kind of a Funny Story

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