Bret Easton Ellis

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Smiley Face Killers review – a blunt blade from Bret Easton Ellis
The American Psycho author’s script, based on a series of real-life tragedies, fails the true-crime research standard

Ellen E Jones

11, Dec, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Top 10 books of autofiction | Nina Bouraoui
From Karl Ove Knausgård to Marguerite Duras, the French author Nina Bouraoui celebrates the writers whose stories are told without invention

Nina Bouraoui

16, Sep, 2020 @10:57 AM

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Bret Easton Ellis and Irvine Welsh in talks to co-write TV drama
American Psycho and Trainspotting authors set to collaborate for the first time on show about a manipulative American tabloid

Alison Flood

22, Jul, 2020 @2:41 PM

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American Psycho at 20: a vicious satire that remains as sharp as ever
Mary Harron’s divisive adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis’s novel is a shrewd articulation of the source, with a star-making turn from Christian Bale

Scott Tobias

14, Apr, 2020 @7:50 AM

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Shelf isolation: stylish reads to keep your spirits up
From the escapism of F Scott Fitzgerald to the story of the woman who edited Vogue in the Blitz, the Guardian fashion team suggest style-focused books to distract and inspire

Jess Cartner-Morley, Hannah Marriott, Priya Elan, Lauren Cochrane,Leah Harper and Peter Bevan

30, Mar, 2020 @1:58 PM

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The Testaments, 34 years in the making: the longest gaps between sequels
The three decades between The Handmaid’s Tale and Margaret Atwood’s much anticipated follow-up makes the wait for George RR Martin’s The Winds of Winter seem brief

David Barnett

09, Sep, 2019 @12:13 PM

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American Psycho the Musical review – slick, sexy and highly disturbing | Nadine von Cohen
A murderous romp that will have you snort laughing before it punches you in the gut

Nadine von Cohen

18, May, 2019 @12:00 AM

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Would American Psycho be published today? How shocking books have changed with their readers
Do disturbing novels reflect an extreme reality or are they just titillation? Hanya Yanagihara, Leïla Slimani and others on why they set out to shock us

Leo Benedictus

02, May, 2019 @11:15 AM

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Bret Easton Ellis is part dinosaur, part sage. I’m intrigued | Suzanne Moore
He says the reaction to Trump is worse than Trump himself. He refuses to toe the liberal line on race and gender. Where do we position such a writer?

Suzanne Moore

29, Apr, 2019 @5:47 PM

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Bret Easton Ellis: ‘My ability to trigger millennials is insane’
The former enfant terrible of 80s literature is now a self-appointed scourge of victimhood and outrage. He talks about his first book for a decade

Rachel Cooke

28, Apr, 2019 @11:00 AM

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'Let's cancel Bret Easton Ellis': is millennial 'cancel culture' really a thing?
The author annoyed young people this week by criticising the practice of withdrawing admiration for offending celebrities

Steven Poole

25, Apr, 2019 @5:00 AM

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White by Bret Easton Ellis review – sound, fury and insignificance
Bitter rants and petty score settling drive this attack on political correctness in the Twitter age

Anna Leszkiewicz

24, Apr, 2019 @6:30 AM

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