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Lust & Wonder

A Memoir

by Augusten Burroughs

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Lust & Wonder by Augusten Burroughs
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  • Published Mar 2016
    304 pages
    Genre: Biography/Memoir

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An intimate and honest memoir.

In chronicling the development and demise of the different relationships he's had while living in New York, Augusten Burroughs examines what it means to be in love, what it means to be in lust, and what it means to be figuring it all out. With Augusten's unique and singular observations and his own unabashed way of detailing both the horrific and the humorous, Lust & Wonder is an intimate and honest memoir that his legions of fans have been waiting for.

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"Starred Review. In an era of tedious oversharing, the memoirist who wrote two of the genre's defining titles reminds us yet again why he is an unstoppable force." - Booklist

"A satisfying success story from a reliably outspoken raconteur." - Kirkus

"Fourteen years after Running with Scissors, Burroughs seems to be pacing in circles." - Publishers Weekly

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Augusten Burroughs Author Biography

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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. Burroughs's writing has appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers around the world including The New York Times and New York Magazine. He resides in New York City and Western Massachusetts.

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