Publishes 2002 by St. Martin's Press, Scissors is a watershed memoir by the unique voice of Augusten Burroughs. The author chronicles an unhappy and unstable family, a quack psychologist, his sexual abuse and his budding homosexuality with the matter-of-fact journalism of a USA Today article. Far from morose or overtly sentimental, Burroughs captures all of the zaniest moments of his childhood and presents them for what they are: Absolutely heartbreaking and yet hilarious. This is a must read for anyone who thought their shrink was bad.
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I've got a bike you can ride it if you like.
Its got a basket, a bell that rings
And many other things to make it look good.
I'd give it to you if I could -but I've borrowed it.