Augusten Burroughs


Augusten Xon Burroughs (born Christopher Robison) is an American writer best known for his New York Times bestselling memoir "Running with Scissors" (2001), which spawned a feature film of the same name. His other books include "Sellevision" (2003), a novel, and "A Wolf at the Table" (2008). His latest book, "You Better Not Cry," is a collection of unusual Christmas reminiscences told in his signature style; it was released by St. Martin's Press in October 2009.