Books on dysfunctional families

family fang melrose F cohen  Glass castle  me talk pretty

A few weeks back, MPR did a piece: “In books: Dysfunctional families that will make your own seem normal“, to which independent booksellers including Magers and Quinn contributed book titles.  Find the list here and the books available for purchase on our website and in the store.


“The Family Fang” by Kevin Wilson
“Everything I Never Told You” by Christine Ng
“The Patrick Melrose Novels” by Edward St. Aubyn
“F.” by Daniel Kehlmann


“Sweet and Low” by Rich Cohen
“The Glass Castle” by Jeanette Walls
“Catherine the Great” by Robert K. Massie
“Running With Scissors” by Augusten Burroughs
Me Talk Pretty One Day” and “Holidays on Ice” by David Sedaris

Anything good you would suggest?