Title: You Better Not Cry: Stories for Christmas
Publisher: St. Martin's Press (2009), New York
Publication Date: 2009
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Signed: Signed By Author
Edition: First Edition.
Short stories on holiday themes. First Edition. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author. Bookseller Inventory # 5721
Synopsis: You?ve eaten too much candy at Christmas...but have you ever eaten the face off a six-footstuffed Santa? You?ve seen gingerbread houses...but have you ever made your own gingerbread tenement? You?ve woken up with a hangover...but have you ever woken up next to Kris Kringle himself? Augusten Burroughs has, and in this caustically funny, nostalgic, poignant, and moving collection he recounts Christmases past and present?as only he could. With gimleteyed wit and illuminated prose, Augusten shows how the holidays bring out the worst in us and sometimes, just sometimes, the very, very best.
About the Author: Augusten Burroughs is the author of Running with Scissors, Dry, Magical Thinking: True Stories, Possible Side Effects, and A Wolf at the Table. He is also the author of the novel Sellevision, which is currently in development for film. The film version of Running with Scissors, directed by Ryan Murphy and produced by Brad Pitt, was released in October 2006 and starred Joseph Cross, Brian Cox, Annette Bening (nominated for a Golden Globe for her role), Alec Baldwin and Evan Rachel Wood. Augusten's writing has appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers around the world including The New York Times and New York Magazine. In 2005 Entertainment Weekly named him one of ?The 25 Funniest People in America.? He resides in New York City and Western Massachusetts.
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