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White by Bret Easton Ellis


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White by Bret Easton Ellis
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Mar 31, 2020 | ISBN 9780525566373

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“The true scourge for Ellis is censorship.”—Eli Roth, Interview
“Playfully provocative . . . a feature-length yawp, equal parts memoir and State of the Union address, that will infuriate or delight. . . . [Ellis] rails against the diktats of the politically correct.”—Charles Arrowsmith, The Washington Post
“Ellis’s true purpose . . . is to offend young, progressive readers.”—Andrea Long Chu, Bookforum
“Fiercely independent, sometimes controversial, and always outspoken . . . White will surely anger some readers.”—Peter Larsen, The Orange County Register 
“Tough-minded and realistic. . . . Ellis will lose friends over this book.”—Barton Swaim, The Wall Street Journal

“[In] his first book in nine years–and his nonfiction debut—Ellis exudes the same youthful spirit he’s always had: of irreverent amusement, quiet irony, indefatigable artistic curiosity. He’s a living embodiment of how, between the predigital world of 1985 and today, both everything and nothing has changed. And it’s been Ellis’s life’s work to make us confront the absurdity of that world in all its grimness, comedy and plastic beauty.”—Lauren Christensen, The New York Times

“If Joan Didion is the California ice queen who picked apart the increasingly threadbare fabric of 70s American society, then, with White, Bret Easton Ellis is her heir apparent . . . shifting his focus to nonfiction for the first time [and turning his] withering eye to the social-media age.”—H.W. Vail, Vanity Fair

“Intelligent and briskly observed. . . . [Ellis is] an artist who engages deeply with works, and his takes on film, especially, are often fascinating. . . . Ellis isn’t afraid to be contrarian, and that’s what makes this book so interesting.”—Keir Graff, Booklist

“Well written [and] bubbling with attitude and self-confidence.”—Kirkus

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