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John Green (1) (1977–)

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John Green was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on August 24, 1977. He graduated from Kenyon College in 2000 with a double major in English and religious studies. Before becoming a writer, he was a publishing assistant and production editor for Booklist, which is a book review journal. His first näytä lisää novel, Looking for Alaska, was published in 2005 and won the Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in Young Adult literature in 2006. His other works include An Abundance of Katherines, a 2007 Michael L. Printz Award Honor Book; Paper Towns, which won the 2009 Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Novel and the 2010 Corine Literature Prize; and The Fault in Our Stars, which was a New York Times Best Seller. He is also the co-author, with David Levithan, of Will Grayson, Will Grayson. Two of John Green's titles, The Fault in Our Stars and Paper Towns, have been made into major motion pictures. His title, An Abundance of Katherines, made the New York Times Best Seller List. Paper Towns made The New Zealand Best Seller List 2015. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän
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Tekijän teokset

Tähtiin kirjoitettu virhe (2012) 26,873 kappaletta
Looking for Alaska (2005) 19,122 kappaletta
Paper Towns (2008) 15,895 kappaletta
An Abundance of Katherines (2006) 11,619 kappaletta
Will Grayson, Will Grayson (2010) 7,420 kappaletta
Turtles All the Way Down (2017) 6,715 kappaletta
Let it Snow: Three Holiday Romances (2008) — Avustaja — 3,574 kappaletta
Zombicorns (2011) 149 kappaletta
Looking for Alaska / Paper Towns (2014) 127 kappaletta
Scatterbrained (2006) — Toimittaja — 125 kappaletta
Paper Towns [2015 film] (2015) — Tekijä — 79 kappaletta

Associated Works

Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd Herd (2009) — Avustaja — 1,146 kappaletta
The Fault in Our Stars [2014 film] (2014) — Original book — 401 kappaletta
21 Proms (2007) — Avustaja — 303 kappaletta
Who Done It? (2013) — Avustaja — 136 kappaletta
Twice Told: Original Stories Inspired by Original Artwork (2006) — Avustaja — 111 kappaletta
What You Wish For: A Book for Darfur (2011) — Avustaja — 70 kappaletta

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It was good but a little predictable and even tho it was profound at times i wasnt super happy w the ending. I've heard that Whitman poem referenced before so was really cool to see it in a different light. I can't remember where I've heard it before... maybe it'll come back to me. My review might be a little negative but I read it in two days so I don't have much room to talk, haha. Sorry to my employers for reading so much of it at work :P
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fancypengy | 562 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 22, 2024 |
John Green's funniest but least intelligent book by far. There are a lot of great ideas in An Abundance of Katherines (the Rejection Minimization Theory being my favorite), but the book lacked the more intelligent side that his other books possessed. This was especially ironic because the book is about a genius. Still, it was a fun read, and recommended if you liked any of his other stuff.
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mrbearbooks | 395 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 22, 2024 |
Paper towns dragged a little, in comparison with his other books, and gave me the sense that he was trying a little too hard to have a really meaningful finish, but was still enjoyable and interesting. I feel that this book is good for young people who thing that a road trip is the coolest thing in the world, but I suppose anyone could enjoy it. Don't expect to fall in love with Margo Roth Spiegelman... I didn't.
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mrbearbooks | 562 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 22, 2024 |
I find Green’s stuff to be meh. Like it’s not the worst stuff I’ve read but not the best y’know. He’s definitely has his niche. Last one of his books I read was Paper Towns when the movie was coming out and I didn’t really like that one either. Then again I had only read it at the request of my friends. Main reason I was reading this one was mostly just to give it another try and unlike Paper Towns, I thought I’d actually like this one. Was somewhat surprised to find out I enjoyed reading Paper Towns more.

But with this one, the plot just carried on towards nowhere. It had a mystery aspect to it that was interesting but it was barely touched on in comparison to lackluster romance. One pro of it was the mental health aspect. The main character has OCD and the way her inner dialogue is written really showcases her struggles with it well. I do think that does have to do with John having OCD himself, not that his experience is the exactly the same as the character’s. Overall it was somewhat disappointing as the characters are likable even with their flaws. Granted, while I don’t think teenagers about to go to college are quoting academia as directly to the source as the ones in his book are, the dialogue is still realistic despite it. Like I can see people having the conversations they have.
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Wybie | 230 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 20, 2024 |



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