Bret Easton Ellis is the author of six novels, Less Than Zero, The Rules of Attraction, American Psycho, Glamorama, Lunar Park and most recently Imperial Bedrooms, which was a Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller, and a collection of stories, The Informers. His work has been translated into twenty-seven languages. He lives in Los Angeles.
Bret Easton Ellis
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As part of our ongoing playlist series, we've compiled a playlist to accompany the reading of Bret Easton Ellis' novel Imperial Bedrooms. Listen to our playlist to get the full experience!
Rare promotional poster from Knopf for GLAMORAM...
by @BretEastonEllis - one month ago
ESCAPES (2017): fascinating impressionistic documentary about the actor Hampton Fancher who ended up...
10 Favorite English-Language Movies 2017
A QUIET PASSION
CALL ME BY YOUR NAME (2)
THE DISASTER ARTIS...
by @BretEastonEllis - 2 months ago
Thoughts on the Luca Guadagnino movie starring Timothee Chalamet and Armie Hammer...
by @BretEastonEllis - 3 months ago
An appreciation of Joaquin Phoenix I wrote for The NYT.
by @BretEastonEllis - 6 months ago