Books by Bret Easton Ellis

Bret Easton Ellis is the author of Less Than Zero, The Rules of Attraction, American Psycho, The Informers, and Glamorama. He was born in 1964 and raised in Los Angeles. He is a graduate of Bennington College and lives in New York City.


IMPERIAL BEDROOMS by Bret Easton Ellis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 18, 2010

"Don't hold your breath for act three."
A sequel to Less Than Zero (1985). Read full book review >
LUNAR PARK by Bret Easton Ellis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2005

"Even his harshest critics may now have to acknowledge that this versatile, resourceful writer has formidable skills."
For his fifth and most enjoyable novel, Ellis has found the perfect anti-hero: himself. Read full book review >
GLAMORAMA by Bret Easton Ellis
THRILLERS
Released: Jan. 12, 1999

"Brain candy for the Vanity Fair set."
The latest descent into the belly of the beast from Ellis (The Informers, 1994, etc.), who shows a surprising stamina for this sort of thing. Read full book review >
THE INFORMERS by Bret Easton Ellis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 25, 1994

Ellis (American Psycho, not reviewed, etc.) beats a dead horse in yet another self-consciously cool look at wealthy Los Angelenos taking drugs and having meaningless sex in the '80s. Read full book review >

THE RULES OF ATTRACTION by Bret Easton Ellis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 17, 1987

"Without an authorial voice of any kind, it's difficult to blame Ellis himself for the shaky grammar and inept prose, but it does make you wonder."
Having yawned at hyper-decadent L.A. in Less Than Zero (1985), Ellis here seems just as bored with the ultra-hip rich kids wasting time by getting wasted at super-chic Camden College (read: Bennington) in chilled-out New England. Read full book review >
LESS THAN ZERO by Bret Easton Ellis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1985

"In sum: a flat Cook's tour of kiddie-depravity in Lotusland—with a pounding beat, no zing, and only some marginal voyeur-interest for the insatiably curious."
The over-familiar emptiness and super-decadence of L.A.—witnessed, this time around, by a very young semi-outsider. Read full book review >