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- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 15.99
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...
- Ebury Publishing 2009; US$ 11.62
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...
- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 14.99
?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 2007; US$ 14.99
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...
- St. Martin's Press 2003; US$ 16.99
From the New York Times Bestselling author of Running With Scissors comes the story of one man trying to out-drink his memories, outlast his demons, and outrun his past. "I was addicted to 'Bewitched' as a kid. I worshipped Darren Stevens the First. When he?d come home from work and Samantha would say, 'Darren, would you like me to fix you a... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2003; US$ 13.99
The hilarious first novel by the #1 bestselling author of Running with Scissors , Dry , A Wolf at the Table , and You Better Not Cry , Sellevision is Augusten Burrough's darkly funny and vastly entertaining skewering of a very troubled home-shopping channel. Welcome to the world of Sellevision, America's premier retail broadcasting network.... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2004; US$ 13.99
From the number-one bestselling author of Running with Scissors and Dry comes Augusten Burroughs's most eagerly anticipated collection yet: true stories that give voice to the thoughts that we all have but dare not mention. It begins with a Tang Instant-Breakfast Drink television commercial: "Yes, you, Augusten. You were great. We want you."... 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 2012; US$ 10.19
Augusten Burroughs's "Running with Scissors" was 'funnier and more alarming than any memoir in recent history' ("Independent on Sunday"). "Dry" proved that he could do it again. And now, with these true stories, his fans are in for a treat. "Magical Thinking" gives voice to thoughts we all have but dare not mention. What makes the collection so original... more...