This is How
From the New York Times bestselling author of Running With Scissors comes a groundbreaking book that explores how to survive the "un-survivable" and will challenge your notion of self-help books.
To say that Augusten Burroughs has lived an unusual life is an understatement. From having no formal education past third grade and being raised by his mother's psychiatrist in the seventies to enjoying one of the most successful advertising careers of the eighties to experiencing a spectacular downfall and rehab stint in the nineties to having a number one bestselling writing career in the new millennium. Burroughs has faced humiliation, transformation and everything in between. This Is How is his no-holds-barred book of advice on topics as varied as:
Told with Burroughs' unique voice, black humour, and in-your-face advice, This is How is Running With Scissors - with recipes.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - knitwit2 - LibraryThing
Augusten Burroughs just might be the most open person I have ever encountered in print or in person. His breadth of experiences with the dysfunction of other people is astounding! In this book he ... 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 - Goodreads
I finally gave up on this book even though I've always enjoyed Burroughs in the past. It's a very strange piece of work. You would expect, based on the title and on every other book Burroughs' has ... Read full review
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