05/30/2013 08:40 am ET Updated Jul 30, 2013

John Green's Tumblr • Why Has The Fault In Our Stars Been So Successful?

Dutton Books

The Fault in Our Stars is my fourth (4.5th?) novel, and it has found a very wide readership. I often get questions asking what my secret is, or why the book has been successful, and then of course there are also lots of people out there speculating about the reasons for the book's success.