This is How

      From the #1 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:

      How to feel like crap

      How to ride an elevator

      How to be thin

      How to be fat

      How to find love

      How to feel sorry for yourself

      How to get the job

      How to end your life

      How to remain unhealed

      How to finish your drink

      How to regret as little as possible

      And much more

      Told with Burroughs's unique voice, black humor, and in-your-face advice, This is How is Running With Scissorswith recipes.