John Green

Author of The Fault in Our Stars and 10+ Books

John Green


Librarian Note: The Readershook database contains more than one author with this name. John Greens' first novel, Looking for Alaska, won the 2006 American Library Association Michael L. Printz Award. A 2007 Michael L. Printz Award Honor Book and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize was his second novel, An Abundance of Katherines. His next novel, Paper Towns, is a bestseller in the New York Times, winning the Best YA Mystery Edgar Alle... n Poe Award. His latest novel, The Fault in Our Stars, received wide critical acclaim in January 2012, which was unprecedented in Greens' career. In Time Magazine and The New York Times, on NPR, and by award-winning author Markus Zusak, the praise included rave reviews. The book also took several weeks to the top of the New York Times Children's Paperback Bestseller list. Green also co-authored a book published in 2010, Will Grayson, with David Levithan. The film rights for all his books, with the exception of Will Grayson Will Grayson, were optioned to major Hollywood Studios. In 2007, John and his brother Hank were hosts of a popular internet blog, "Brotherhood 2.0," where they discussed their lives, books and current events every day for a year except weekends and holidays. They still have a video blog called "The Vlog Brothers" on the Nerdfighters website, or a direct link here.READ MORE

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Books are the ultimate Dumpees: put them down and they’ll wait for you forever; pay attention to them and they always love you back.

I don't like reindeer. They seem like regular deer, only more dangerous.

The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.

For a moment, she was quiet. Then she grabbed my hand, whispered, Run run run run run, and took off, pulling me behind her.

Francois Rabelais. He was a poet. And his last words were "I go to seek a Great Perhaps." That's why I'm going. So I don't have to wait until I die to start seeking a Great Perhaps.

Everything that comes together falls apart. When you stopped wishing things wouldn't fall apart, you stopped suffering when they did.

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