Burroughs did cover that relationship (in Dry), but neglects it here, sacrificing coherence to avoid repetition.
Potentially fascinating material, such as his debilitating anxiety and a compulsion to buy precious gems (to the point of bankruptcy), is similarly abbreviated.
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 & Wonder is a hilariously frank memoir that his legions of fans have been waiting for.
Burroughs is instantly in love; Christopher is HIV-positive.
The book’s main thrust is Burroughs convincing himself not to love Christopher in order to avoid the pain of losing him to the disease he so fears.
The apartment opens to a puny but proper entrance hall and, in addition to the not quite square living/dining/sleeping space, offers up a stylishly unadorned and smartly arranged kitchen barely bigger than a good-sized walk-in closet, a closet-lined dressing corridor, and a compact marble-floored bathroom with an unusually generous window and — the apartment’s one decidedly outré decorative element — shimmering stainless steel tiles on the ceiling.
One of the three over-sized windows in the main space allows for a long, through the buildings view to the south over the tip of lower Manhattan and across Governors Island to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge that links Brooklyn to Staten Island.(a=f);var b=i(a);if(CSS&&! SELLER: Augusten Burroughs LOCATION: New York City, NYPRICE: 7,000SIZE: approximately 615 square feet YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: New York Times bestselling writer and memoirist Augusten Burroughs, we first learned from the celebrity property gossips at 6sqft.com, sold his pint-sized condo in New York City’s upscale Battery Park area for 7,000, a notable amount above the 9,000 asking price.AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of This is How, A Wolf at the Table, You Better Not Cry, Possible Side Effects, Magical Thinking, Dry, Running with Scissors, and Sellevision. 10/26/2015In this seventh autobiographical work, bestselling author Burroughs describes life after rehab. Struggling in a purgatory of mediocre relationships, Burroughs is sustained by a recurring dream of a handsome blond man driving a Jeep, a dream that becomes reality.