Award-winning novelist John Green is the number one New York Times bestselling author for a number of his young adult fiction books such as The Fault in Our Stars, Looking for Alaska, and Paper Towns. Widely known for writing in romance and young adult genres, his books have been translated into 55 languages and sold over 24 million copies. Two of his best-selling novels also earned a feature film adaptation, with strong critical and commercial success. In collaboration with his brother, he also launched an education channel in Youtube named Crash Course, to teach a series of courses from humanities to science targeted at high school students.
John Green mostly built his fan base among young fans, garnering popularity for his empathetic, nuanced depictions of adolescences. Often, his writing style of humour and compassion seems to resonate with young adults. Posing questions of love, illness, tragedy, his novels are endearing and earnest from the heart. Fans of John Green can pick up a copy of his latest novel Turtles All the Way Down in Singapore’s duty-free shopping.