This undated self-portrait released by St. Martin's Press shows author Augusten Burroughs. In his latest book, "This Is How: Proven Aid in Overcoming Shyness, Molestation, Fatness, Spinsterhood, ... more 
This undated self-portrait released by St. Martin's Press shows author Augusten Burroughs. In his latest book, "This Is How: Proven Aid in Overcoming Shyness, Molestation, Fatness, Spinsterhood, Grief, Disease, Lushery, Decrepitude & More. For Young and Old Alike," he takes what he's learned from his eccentric past and shares it with readers so they hopefully can work through their own problems. (AP Photo/St. Martin's Press, Augusten Burroughs) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By St. Martin's Press, Augusten Burroughs
Fri, Jun 8, 2012 8:50 AM EDT