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Stephen Chbosky - Author

About the Author

Steven Chbosky is a film director and the author of PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER.

 

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Featured books by Stephen Chbosky

Other books by Stephen Chbosky

Imaginary Friend

Imaginary Friend

Author: Stephen Chbosky Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2019

Kate Reese is a single mother fleeing an abusive relationship by starting over in a new town, with her young son Christopher. But Mill Grove, Pennsylvania, is not the safe place they thought it would be... Their world begins to unravel after Christopher vanishes into the Mission Street Woods - where 50 years earlier an eerily similar disappearance occurred. When he emerges six days later, unharmed but not unchanged, he brings with him a secret: a voice only he can hear and a warning of tragedy to come. What follows is a moving, thrilling, chilling modern masterpiece - a work of towering imagination and emotional depth which unfolds on an epic canvas.

Imaginary Friend

Imaginary Friend

Author: Stephen Chbosky Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2019

Kate Reese is a single mother fleeing an abusive relationship by starting over in a new town, with her young son Christopher. But Mill Grove, Pennsylvania, is not the safe place they thought it would be... Their world begins to unravel after Christopher vanishes into the Mission Street Woods - where 50 years earlier an eerily similar disappearance occurred. When he emerges six days later, unharmed but not unchanged, he brings with him a secret: a voice only he can hear and a warning of tragedy to come. What follows is a moving, thrilling, chilling modern masterpiece - a work of towering imagination and emotional depth which unfolds on an epic canvas.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower The 20th Anniversary Edition

The Perks of Being a Wallflower The 20th Anniversary Edition

Author: Stephen Chbosky Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/09/2019

Now in a special edition to mark the twentieth anniversary of a beloved cult classic! Read the bestselling coming-of-age story that takes a sometimes heartbreaking, often hysterical, and always honest look at high school in all its glory. Also a major motion picture starring Logan Lerman and Emma Watson, The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a funny, touching, and haunting modern classic. Charlie is a freshman. And while he's not the biggest geek in the school, he is by no means popular. Shy, introspective, intelligent beyond his years yet socially awkward, he is a wallflower, caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it. Charlie is attempting to navigate his way through uncharted territory: the world of first dates and mix-tapes, family dramas and new friends; the world of sex, drugs, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show, when all one requires is that perfect song on that perfect drive to feel infinite. But Charlie can't stay on the sideline forever. Standing on the fringes of life offers a unique perspective. But there comes a time to see what it looks like from the dance floor. This internationally bestselling novel for teen readers (or 'wallflowers' of more-advanced age) will make you laugh, cry, and perhaps feel nostalgic for those moments when you, too, tiptoed onto the dance floor of life. 'A coming of age tale in the tradition of The Catcher in the Rye and A Separate Peace... often inspirational and always beautifully written' USA Today

Perks of Being a Wallflower

Perks of Being a Wallflower

Author: Stephen Chbosky Format: eBook Release Date: 19/09/2017

Listen to the cult-favorite coming of age story that takes a sometimes heartbreaking, often hysterical, and always honest look at high school in all its glory. Also a major motion picture starring Logan Lerman and Emma Watson, The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a funny, touching, and haunting modern classic.The critically acclaimed debut novel from Stephen Chbosky, Perks follows observant ';wallflower' Charlie as he charts a course through the strange world between adolescence and adulthood. First dates, family drama, and new friends. Sex, drugs, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Devastating loss, young love, and life on the fringes. Caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it, Charlie must learn to navigate those wild and poignant roller-coaster days known as growing up. A #1 New York Times bestseller for more than a year, an American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults (2000) and Best Book for Reluctant Readers (2000), and with millions of copies in print, this novel for teens (or ';wallflowers' of more-advanced age) will make you laugh, cry, and perhaps feel nostalgic for those moments when you, too, tiptoed onto the dance floor of life.

THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER

THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER

Author: Stephen Chbosky Format: eBook Release Date: 27/09/2013

Vpervye na russkom - udivitel'nyj bestseller Stivena CHboski, trogatel'nyj roman vzrosleniya ("e;"e;Nad propast'yu vo rzhi"e; dlya novyh vremen po vyrazheniyu kritikov), razoshedshijsya tirazhom svyshe milliona ehkzemplyarov i ehkranizirovannyj samim avtorom, prichem odnu iz glavnyh rolej v fil'me ispolnila EHmma Uotson - ona zhe Germiona Grejndzher iz fil'mov o Garri Pottere. CHarli perekhodit v starshuyu shkolu. Opasayas' togo, chto ego tam zhdet posle nedavnego nervnogo sryva, on nachinaet pisat' pis'ma komu-to, kogo nikogda v zhizni ne videl, no kto, on uveren, dolzhen horosho ego ponyat'. CHarli ne lyubit hodit' na tancy, poskol'ku emu obychno nravyatsya te pesni, pod kotorye ne potancuesh'. Kazhdaya novaya kniga, prochitannaya im po sovetu Billa, uchitelya literatury, tut zhe stanovitsya u CHarli samoj lyubimoj: "e;Ubit' peresmeshnika "e;Piter Pehn "e;Velikij Gehtsbi "e;Nad propast'yu vo rzhi "e;V do roge "e;Golyj zavtrak Bill sovetuet CHarli "e;byt' ne gub koj, a fil'trom i tot chestno pytaetsya. Eshche CHarli pytaetsya ne vspomnit' krepko zabytye detskie travmy i razobrat'sya v svoih chuvstvah k starsheklassnice Sehm, sest re ego druga Patrika po klichke Nikak...

The Perks of Being a Wallflower YA edition

The Perks of Being a Wallflower YA edition

Author: Stephen Chbosky Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/12/2012

A modern cult classic, a major motion picture and a timeless bestseller, The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a deeply affecting coming-of-age story. Charlie is not the biggest geek in high school, but he's by no means popular. Shy, introspective, intelligent beyond his years, caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it, Charlie is attempting to navigate through the uncharted territory of high school. The world of first dates and mixed tapes, family dramas and new friends. The world of sex, drugs, and music - when all one requires to feel infinite is that perfect song on that perfect drive. Standing on the fringes of life Charlie has a unique perspective of the world around him, but there comes a time to stop being a wallflower and see what it looks like from the dance floor. This haunting novel about the dilemma of passivity vs. passion has become a modern classic. Charlie's letters are singular and unique, hilarious and devastating and through Charlie, Stephen Chbosky has created a deeply affecting story that will spirit you back to those wild and poignant roller coaster days known as growing up. 'Chobsky captures adolescent angst, confusion and joy... Compelling.' Booklist 'This wistful, sensitive novel perfectly captures the uncertainty and excitement of adolescence, and has become a deserving modern classic.' Scottish Book Trust 'A coming-of-age tale in the tradition of THE CATCHER IN THE RYE and A SEPARATE PEACE... [Chbosky's] poignant reflections on life, love and friendship are often inspirational and always beautifully written.' USA Today

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Author: Stephen Chbosky Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/08/1999

Read the cult-favorite coming of age story that takes a sometimes heartbreaking, often hysterical, and always honest look at high school in all its glory. Now a major motion picture starring Logan Lerman and Emma Watson, The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a funny, touching, and haunting modern classic. The critically acclaimed debut novel from Stephen Chbosky, Perks follows observant wallflower Charlie as he charts a course through the strange world between adolescence and adulthood. First dates, family drama, and new friends. Sex, drugs, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Devastating loss, young love, and life on the fringes. Caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it, Charlie must learn to navigate those wild and poignant roller-coaster days known as growing up. A #1 New York Times best seller for more than a year, an American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults (2000) and Best Book for Reluctant Readers (2000), and with millions of copies in print, this novel for teen readers (or wallflowers of more-advanced age) will make you laugh, cry, and perhaps feel nostalgic for those moments when you, too, tiptoed onto the dance floor of life.