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- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 15.99
?As a little boy, I had a dream that my father had taken me to the woods where there was a dead body. He buried it and told me I must never tell. It was the only thing we?d ever done together as father and son, and I promised not to tell. But unlike most dreams, the memory of this one never left me. And sometimes?I wasn?t altogether sure about one... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 14.99
You?ve eaten too much candy at Christmas?but have you ever eaten the face off a six-footstuffed Santa? You?ve seen gingerbread houses?but have you ever made your own gingerbread tenement? You?ve woken up with a hangover?but have you ever woken up next to Kris Kringle himself? Augusten Burroughs has, and in this caustically funny, nostalgic, poignant,... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 15.99
If you're fat and fail every diet, if you're thin but can't get thin enough, if you lose your job, if your child dies, if you are diagnosed with cancer, if you always end up with exactly the wrong kind of person, if you always end up alone, if you can't get over the past, if your parents are insane and ruining your life, if you really and truly wish... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2011; US$ 14.57
You may not know it, but you've met Augusten Burroughs. You've seen him on the street, in bars, on the underground, at restaurants: a twenty-something guy, nice suit, works in advertising. Regular. Ordinary. But when the ordinary person had two drinks, Augusten had twelve; when the ordinary person went home at midnight, Augusten never went... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2012; US$ 10.19
'Sellevision' is America's premier retail broadcasting network, and presenter Max Andrews is the jewel in its broadcasting crown. But when the handsome (and lonely and gay) Max accidentally exposes himself in front of sixty million kids the channel faces its biggest scandal. No-one at the network will emerge untarnished as a result of Max's gaping... more...
- Pan Macmillan Australia 2008; US$ 11.81
From the number one New York Times bestselling author of Running with Scissors comes a blackly comic, frightening and compulsively readable new memoir.A Wolf at the Table tells the story of Augusten's early childhood when he lived with his crazy father, John Robison Sr, a man only briefly touched upon in Running with Scissors, his spaced-out poet mother,... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 16.99
Running with Scissors is the true story of a boy whose mother (a poet with delusions of Anne Sexton) gave him away to be raised by her psychiatrist, a dead-ringer for Santa and a lunatic in the bargain. Suddenly, at age twelve, Augusten Burroughs found himself living in a dilapidated Victorian in perfect squalor. The doctor's bizarre family, a few... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 17.99
From the million-copy bestselling author of Running with Scissors comes Augusten Burroughs's most provocative collection yet. This book is approved for consumption by those seeking pleasure, escape, amusement, enlightenment, or general distraction. This book is not approved to treat disorders such as eBay addiction or incessant blind dating.... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2004; US$ 10.19
'This is the Brady Bunch on Viagra... it is impossible not to laugh at all the jokes; to admire the sardonic, fetid tone; to wonder, slack-jawed and agog, at the sheer looniness of the vista he conjures up' Rachel Cooke, Observer This is the true story of a boy who wanted to grow up with the Brady Bunch, but ended up living with the Addams... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2009; US$ 10.88
From the author: 'My father doesn't feature much in Running with Scissors . And one of the reasons for this is because he didn't feature much in my life. But there's another reason, too: Our relationship was so complicated, so dark, so confusing and so big, that to tell the story would require a book. So finally, upon the death of my father... more...