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[3], A film adaptation, directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, was released in the United States on October 8, 2010.[4]. Here is a quick description and cover image of book It’s Kind of a Funny Story written by Ned Vizzini which was published in 2006-3-21. Craig actually finds help, and clarification during his time there, he puts his life and his problems into perspective, and comes out with rational answers for the problems he has been battling. I refuse to believe that writing a book from the perspective of a fifteen year old boy is any excuse for the level of transphobia, sexism, homophobia, and classism that defines this book. It's absolutely perfect for adults and teens and is completely captivating I finished it in about 2 days and have read it over and over since. He would've written best sellers, his career would've flourished. Reviewed in the United States on June 12, 2019. In the end, the book showed you that life was so amazing, just so sad that the author didn't take this lesson for himself. It also showed the darker side to someone secretly suffering from these mental illnesses. He stops eating and sleeping until, one night, he nearly kills himself. I'm not doing well in terms of being a functional human, you know?”, I really want to read this this book and I will as soon as I buy it, but I still want to know, is it depressing is some kind of way? Refresh and try again. [8], In It's Kind of a Funny Story, most critics agreed that the book is believable and seems real. Great book, Its Kind of a Funny Story pdf is enough to raise the goose bumps alone. He begins to appreciate the little things that make him happy. "[9] Brabander also agreed when she wrote, "Vizzini spent 5 days himself in a psychiatric hospital, which inspired him to write this book."[8]. Genres: "Contemporary, Fiction, Health, Mental Health, Young Adult". In there, he meets a whole range of patients, suffering from different mental conditions. He for sure would've been one of the greatest authors. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. You can read this before It’s Kind of a Funny Story PDF EPUB full Download at the bottom. This book was fantastic. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Craig meets a female patient, Noelle, who coped with a history of abuse by cutting her face with scissors. The book received recognition as a 2007 Best Book for Young Adults from the American Library Association. Get Full eBook File name "Its_Kind_of_a_Funny_Story_-_Ned_Vizzini.pdf .epub" Format Complete Free. This book was amazing. Soon, however, the pressure becomes too much. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. In isolation from the outside world, and with help from Noelle, Craig confronts the sources of his anxiety and regains his health. It’s Kind of a Funny Story is about fifteen year-old Craig who suffers from depression and after having suicidal thoughts, calls a suicide helpline and gets admitted into a psychiatric hospital. I read it on a trip to Cuba with my family and I spent the whole day reading. [10] This will mark the second musical adaptation of one of Vizzini’s novels, the first being Be More Chill. The main characters of this young adult, fiction story are Aaron, Nia. Please try again. There's a problem loading this menu right now. I didn't talk to anyone. I was having a much better time asleep. The class work, extracurricular activities, friends, girls, email, and pot smoking become more than he can bear. Chapter One It’s so hard to talk when you want to kill yourself. If you see a Google Drive link instead of source url, means that the file witch you will get after approval is just a summary of original book or the file has been already removed. I really cannot describe how much this books means to me. The book was inspired by Vizzini's own brief hospitalization for depression in November 2004. Ned Vizzini later died by suicide on December 19, 2013. It started out a bit like a normal kids life. He wrote it because this is actually what goes on. He is apprehensive about going back to school and talks to his psychiatrist, Dr. Minerva, about this. Powerful, moving and life-affirming read about growing up, pressure and mental illness, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 24, 2015. This reader has the knack of choosing depressive stories, as does this reader have a knack for being affected by depressing stories. Original Title ISBN "9780786851973" published on "2006-3-21" in Edition Language: " English". DNF at page 155 for personal reasons. [7] Another critic, Jennifer Brabander from The Horn Book Magazine, also praised Vizzini, stating "despite the serious topic, Vizzini again manages to be quite funny". It's Kind of a Funny Story is a 2006 novel by late American author Ned Vizzini.The book was inspired by Vizzini's own brief hospitalization for depression in November 2004. Unable to add item to List. He attended Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan, graduating in 1999. I love this book with all my heart. As of 2017, NBC Theatrical is developing a stage musical version of It's Kind of a Funny Story with music composed by Drew Gasparini, book by Alex Brightman and orchestrations by Justin Goldner. Craig’s suicidal episode gets him checked into a mental hospital, where his new neighbors include a transsexual sex addict, a girl who has scarred her own face with scissors, and the self-elected President Armelio. Anyone dealing with any kind of mental illness needs to read this. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 12, 2020, This was a gift. Students smoke weed. $16.95. An almost insulting story about mental health with stereotypical "insane" characters and a boy who goes from planning suicide to being practically cured in just one five-day stay at a mental hospital, while being quite the Mary Sue at the same time. 4 1/2 stars. Most books about depression can be a trigger and put you in a depressing mood (like Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher which I couldn't even finish because it made me feel so crappy) but this also seems to have a hopeful tone to it. I can’t review this book like a normal one because it’s too personal. It was almost like a reverse nightmare, like when you wake up from a nightmare you're so relieved. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, Teen & Young Adult Fiction about Depression & Mental Illness (Books), © 1996-2020,, Inc. or its affiliates. Please try again. The film starred Keir Gilchrist as Craig, along with Zach Galifianakis, Emma Roberts, Zoë Kravitz, and Lauren Graham. There was a method to the madness in Craig's racy mind of mind maps, teenage angst and the depression that he was afflicted with. In 2010, Focus Features released a film adaptation directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. The description of a mental ward was very accurate, the characters were well described. Ned Vizzini, who himself spent time in a psychiatric hospital, has created a remarkably moving tale about the sometimes unexpected road to happiness. I only wish he took his own advice and listened to his own last words written in this book. It’s a tough topic to tackle, but the author managed to blend some light humour in with the dark issues dealt within this book. I kept trying to excuse the narrator--he's fifteen, he's sheltered, he's a stupid kid who wants to have sex with every female-bodied person he encounters (minus the poor ones, duh)--but that's not fair to fifteen year old boys. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. It's the story of 15-year-old Craig, a high school freshman who collapses under the pressures of a demanding school, sexual desire, jealousy, and party drugs. It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini – eBook Details. Craig Gilner is an ambitious teen wanting to get into the best school, go to the best college, and get the best job.

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