It's Kind of a Funny Story

Introduction

It's Kind of a Funny Story is a 2006 novel by American author Ned Vizzini.The book was inspired by Vizzini's own brief hospitalization for depression in November 2004.[1] Ned Vizzini later committed suicide[2] on December 19, 2013. The book received recognition as a 2007 Best Book for Young Adults from the American Library Association.[3]

A film adaptation, directed by Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden, was released in the United States on October 8, 2010.[4]


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