About the Author: Stephen Chbosky was born on January 25, 1970. He is an American novelist, screen writer and film director. Chbosky was born and raised in Pittsburgh. He graduated from the University of South California in screenwriting program.
?The Perks of Being a Wallflower? is an epistolary novel, where the narrator is a young introvert boy called Charlie. The story revolves around series of letters written by Charlie to an anonymous person mentioning his experiences. Though shy and sensitive in nature, Charlie is an intelligent boy with unconventional thinking capabilities. His first letters starts with Charlie mentioning about suicide of his Middle School?s friend and death of his favourite aunt Helen and how these tragic incidents have took toll in his life.