This Is How: Proven Aid in Overcoming Shyness, Molestation, Fatness, Spinsterhood, Grief, Disease, Lushery, Decrepitude & More. For Young and Old Alike.

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St. Martin's Press, May 8, 2012 - Self-Help - 240 pages
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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 you were dead, if you feel like it's your destiny to be a star, if you believe life has a grudge against you, if you don't want to have sex with your spouse and don't know why, if you feel so ashamed, if you're lost in life. If you have ever wondered, How am I aupposed to survive this? This is How.

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Liked his writing style; had some good insights. - Goodreads
Recycled, annoying guru advice could not be found. - Goodreads
Some good insight here. - Goodreads
Take the chapter on ending an addiction. - Goodreads
Very good life advice. - Goodreads
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Review: This Is How: Proven Aid in Overcoming Shyness, Molestation, Fatness, Spinsterhood, Grief, Disease, Lushery, Decrepitude & More. For Young and Old Alike.

User Review  - Samantha - Goodreads

I struggled with this book at first. Prior to reading this book I read a delightful and funny article by Burroughs in Psychology Today and was intrigued to read more. This book, however, might not ... Read full review

Review: This Is How: Proven Aid in Overcoming Shyness, Molestation, Fatness, Spinsterhood, Grief, Disease, Lushery, Decrepitude & More. For Young and Old Alike.

User Review  - Boolean Gal - Goodreads

I found this in the fiction aisles. I highly recommend it as essential no nonsense facts of life reading. I laughed, I cried, I should have had acupuncture from all the head nodding I did while ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS is the number one New York Times bestselling author of A Wolf At The Table, Possible Side Effects, Magical Thinking, Dry, Running with Scissors, and Sellevision. He lives in Manhattan.

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