03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

10 Dysfunctional Family Memoirs And One Shakespeare Play (PHOTOS, POLL)

Dreading going home for the holidays?

So are a lot of people, and we imagine some of these writers wouldn't be looking forward to it either. Here are a few books that might make you feel better about your family, because probably they're not as crazy as those written about in these dysfunctional family gems. From meth addiction to murderous mothers, they run the entire gamut.

Here's our list of dysfunctional family literary gems. We want to hear your ideas too.

Dysfunctional Family Memoirs

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Filed by: Jessie Kunhardt