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Reviews/Books: Biographies & Memoirs/Running with Scissors

Augusten Burroughs
Biographies & Memoirs
6 reviews
Wednesday March 26, 2008 - 6:33 PM


I'll have to agree with remixx_ on this one, Dry was way better.
He is an amazing authour and I cant wait till his next book.

Wednesday March 26, 2008 - 1:18 PM


fantastic, strange book.

even stranger movie.


Tuesday August 07, 2007 - 3:54 PM


i love it
its a great story

Wednesday July 18, 2007 - 3:49 PM


I read the book, interesting and could sort of compare it to my life without the homosexuality, no offense.

Tuesday July 17, 2007 - 6:20 PM


Everyone compares this book to David Sedaris' work; in my opinion, this book doesn't even come close to the standard that Sedaris sets. I nearly put the book down a few times, only forcing myself to read it because I hate not finishing books.

If you like Sedaris, read his work, not Burroughs'.

Sunday May 27, 2007 - 7:09 PM


This book is absolutely wonderful. I enjoyed the whole thing;how is portrayed his kooky life that he lived. He explains everything with such vivid detail. How can one not see the very unpictured lifestyle he was explaining.
For example; when he was approaching the Finches house and pictureing this dream of a home.only to be so very dissapointed yo find a krickety old lop sidded home. The christmas tree in the living room explains the lack of upkeep to this house. I was unable to put this one day for a second.
I highly recommend to move right along and raed this sequel... the rest of his not so likely life...Dry.