Lust & Wonder

Lust & Wonder

Book - 2016
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The instant New York Times bestseller

Lust: 1. intense sexual desire or appetite
2.a passionate or overmastering desire or craving
3.ardent enthusiasm; zest; relish.

Wonder: 1. something strange and surprising; a cause of surprise, astonishment,or admiration
2. the emotion excited by what is strange and surprising; a feeling of surprised or puzzled interest, sometimes tinged with admiration
3. a miraculous deed or event; remarkable phenomenon

From the beloved #1 New York Times bestselling author comes an intimate look at the driving forces in one man's life.

With Augusten's unique and singular observations and his own unabashed way of detailing both the horrific and the humorous, Lust and Wonder is a hilariously frank memoir that his legions of fans have been waiting for. His story began in Running with Scissors, endured through Dry, and continues with this memoir, the capstone to the life of Augusten Burroughs.

Funny, sweet, alarming, and ultimately, moving and tender, Lust & Wonder is an experience of a book that will resonate with anyone who has loved and lost and loved again.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, ©2016.
ISBN: 9780312342036
Characteristics: 298 pages ;,22 cm.
Alternative Title: Lust and wonder


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Apr 09, 2017

Started out strong, became tedious halfway through. Witty when it's not weepy, but not his best effort.

Sep 26, 2016

Similar, but not as good, as his previous works. Enjoy his writing but there's nothing new here.

Sep 03, 2016

Hilarious. Read this on a beach and had bouts of laughter while roasting in the sun. The ending passage fell so flat, though

Jun 22, 2016

Disappointing. If you've read "Dry" it's mostly a rehash.

Jun 10, 2016

It always seems to me that Augusten Burroughs is a writer you either love or detest. I happen to absolutely love his writing, his humor and his struggles with life, so I loved this book as well. Long may he write!

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