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Books: 5 worst of 2008

EW critics rank ”The Gargoyle,” ”Chasing Harry Winston,” and ”Bright Shiny Morning” among the year’s worst

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A Wolf at the Table

5. A WOLF AT THE TABLE, Augusten Burroughs ?

After successfully exploiting his highly unconventional upbringing in Running With Scissors, and his alcoholic young adulthood in Dry, Burroughs jumps the shark in his third memoir: a bizarre, self-pitying, thoroughly unconvincing account of his putatively hateful father.

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