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Author photo. Bret Easton Ellis photographed in 2000 by Henry Bond.

Bret Easton Ellis photographed in 2000 by Henry Bond.

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Bret Easton Ellis was born in Los Angeles, California on March 7, 1964. He attended Bennington College. In 1985, at the age of 23, his first novel, Less Than Zero, was published. His other works include The Rules of Attraction (1987), The Informers (1994), Glamorama (1998), Lunar Park (2005), and Imperial Bedrooms (2010). His most controversial book was American Psycho, a book for which he received an advance in the amount of $300,000 from Simon and Schuster, who then refused to publish the book while under attack from women's groups in regards to the content of the book. It was later made into a feature film. (Bowker Author Biography)
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American Psycho 12,583 copies, 256 reviews
Less Than Zero 5,375 copies, 83 reviews
The Rules of Attraction 3,322 copies, 34 reviews
Glamorama 3,048 copies, 27 reviews
Lunar Park 2,803 copies, 52 reviews
The Informers (Author) 1,875 copies, 19 reviews
Imperial Bedrooms 1,074 copies, 43 reviews
White 183 copies, 5 reviews
Less Than Zero [1987 film] (Writer) 34 copies
Letters from LA 15 copies, 1 review
The Informers [2008 fillm] (screenplay) 10 copies, 1 review
Alex Israel Bret Easton Ellis (Narratives) 6 copies
The Canyons [2013 film] (Writer) 4 copies
Granta 47: Losers (Contributor) 119 copies, 1 review
The Granta Book of the Family (Contributor) 75 copies
The Paris Review 200 2012 Spring (Contributor) 23 copies

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