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      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.