Lust & Wonder - Augusten Burroughs

Lust & Wonder

By Augusten Burroughs

  • Release Date: 2016-03-29
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
Score: 4.5
From 182 Ratings


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.


  • Perfect

    By Jjcarlen
    I have always felt so connected to this author and this is no exception. Such a great read.
  • Masterpiece of descriptive ingenuity

    By marcmywords
    Once again, yet seemingly better each time, Augusten captivates through his illustrative voice—a familiar yet provocative, easy page-turner.