Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Running With Scissors: A memoir

Reading this book at the moment.Bought it at Popular Ikano 20% off.

Running with Scissors is a 2002 memoir by American writer Augusten Burroughs. The book tells the story of Burroughs's bizarre childhood life after his mother, who had an obsession with Anne Sexton, sent him to live with her psychiatrist.[1] Running with Scissors spent four weeks on the New York Times bestseller list.

The film adaptation of Running with Scissors stars Alec Baldwin, Annette Bening, Brian Cox, Joseph Fiennes, Evan Rachel Wood, Jill Clayburgh, Gwyneth Paltrow and Joseph Cross as Burroughs, and was released in 2006.



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