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Augusten Burroughs

Augusten Burroughs
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Augusten Burroughs is the author of Running with Scissors, Dry, Magical Thinking: True Stories, Possible Side Effects, A Wolf at the Table and You Better Not Cry. He is also the author of the novel Sellevision, which is currently in development for film. The film version of Running with Scissors, directed by Ryan Murphy and produced by Brad Pitt, was released in October 2006 and starred Joseph Cross, Brian Cox, Annette Bening (nominated for a Golden Globe for her role), Alec Baldwin and Evan Rachel Wood. Augusten's writing has appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers around the world including The New York Times and New York Magazine. In 2005 Entertainment Weekly named him one of "The 25 Funniest People in America." He resides in New York City and Western Massachusetts.

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    Lust & Wonder

    Augusten Burroughs
    St. Martin's Press
    St. Martin's Griffin

    From the beloved #1 New York Times bestselling author comes an intimate look at the driving forces in one man’s life.

    With Augusten's unique and singular observations and his own unabashed...

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    Dry

    Augusten Burroughs
    Picador
    Picador

    The Tenth Anniversary Edition of the New York Times bestselling book that has sold over half a million copies in paperback.

    "I was addicted to "Bewitched" as a kid. I worshipped Darren Stevens...

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    This Is How

    Augusten Burroughs
    Picador
    Picador

    From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Running With Scissors comes a groundbreaking book by Augusten Burroughs that explores how to survive what you think you can't.

    If...

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    Take Five: Four Favorite Essays Plus One Never-Been-Seen Essay

    Augusten Burroughs
    St. Martin's Press
    St. Martin's Press

    From the number-one bestselling author of Running with Scissors and Dry comes TAKE FIVE, a mini collection of true stories that give voice to the thoughts that we all have but dare not mention—stories...

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    You Better Not Cry

    Augusten Burroughs
    Picador
    Picador

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER about Christmases past and present from the #1 bestselling author of Running with Scissors, Dry, and A Wolf at the Table

    At eight years...

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    A Wolf at the Table

    Augusten Burroughs
    Picador
    Picador

    Nominated for the 2009 Audiobook of the Year

    "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...

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    Possible Side Effects

    Augusten Burroughs
    Picador
    Picador

    National Bestseller

    From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Running with Scissors comes Augusten Burroughs's most provocative collection of true stories yet. From...

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    Magical Thinking

    Augusten Burroughs
    Picador
    Picador

    From the #1 bestselling author of Running with Scissors and Dry--a contagiously funny, heartwarming, shocking, twisted, and absolutely magical collection. True stories that give voice...

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    Running with Scissors

    Augusten Burroughs
    Picador
    Picador

    The #1 New York Times Bestseller

    An Entertainment Weekly Top Ten Book of the Year

    Now a Major Motion Picture
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    Sellevision

    Augusten Burroughs
    St. Martin's Press
    St. Martin's Griffin

    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...

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