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    Popular young adult author Vizzini, 32, dies in NY

    http://centurylink.net/news/read/cat...d_vizzini_d-ap

    NEW YORK (AP) Ned Vizzini, a popular young adult author and television writer who wrote candidly and humorously about his struggles with depression, has committed suicide. He was 32........

    Ned Vizzini's autobiographical novel "It's Kind of a Funny Story" was adapted into a feature film of the same name. A resident of Los Angeles in recent years, he was a prolific author of fiction and nonfiction and spoke around the country about mental health and the healing effects of writing. On his website, he recommended Andrew Solomon's "The Noonday Demon" and the Dalai Lama's "The Art of Happiness" to readers coping with depression.

    "At his signings, countless kids would approach him to say that he changed their lives he gave them hope," his longtime publisher, Alessandra Balzer of Balzer + Bray, said in a statement Friday. Balzer + Bray is an imprint of HarperCollins........

    More at 3p article.....


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    I read about his suicide on The Charley Project. RIP.



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