Join us for what promises to be a very special evening with Augusten Burroughs, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Running With Scissors, when he comes to Octavia Books to present and sign THIS IS HOW, his groundbreaking book that explores how to survive what you think you can't.
“The last self-help book you’ll ever read.”—The Huffington Post
“All of the wisdom he dispenses in his new book—delivered with the dark, acidic humor we’ve come to expect—is certainly well-earned.”—The Boston Globe
“This darkly funny self-help tract is like a mental tickle attack.”—Self
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 supposed to survive this? This is How.
Click here to listen to Susan Larson's wonderful interview of Augusten Burroughs from this week's broadcast of "The Reading Life"
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.
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.
The #1 "New York Times" Bestseller
An "Entertainment Weekly" Top Ten Book of the Year
From the bestselling author of" Running with Scissors" comes "Dry"--the hilarious, moving, and no less bizarre account of what happened next.
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 to the thoughts we all have but dare not mention. It begins with a Tang Instant Breakfast Drink television commercial when Augusten was seven.