Bret Easton Ellis
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"Bret Easton Ellis" is an American novelist, screenwriter, and short story writer. His works have been translated into 27 languages. He was at first regarded as one of the so-called literary Brat Pack (literary)/Brat Pack, which also included Tama Janowitz and Jay McInerney. He is a self-proclaimed satire/satirist, whose trademark technique, as a writer, is the expression of extreme acts and opinions in an affectless style. Ellis employs a technique of linking novels with common, recurring characters.

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You simply didn't have to pay as much attention to things. The precise pose was no longer required.

I like the idea of a writer being haunted by his own creation, especially if the writer resents the way the character defines him.

Mailer is a genius. He's the one I most connect with in terms of fiction — his range is so wide. That's the sort of boldness I aspire to.

After spending three years with Patrick Bateman (from 1991's .

I hadn't published a book in six years so I didn't know what to expect. It has been going very well. They've all been packed.

I convinced myself I hadn't seen anything, ... I had done this many times before ... I was adept at erasing reality.

It should have been written already.

We were all such Didion junkies in college that might still be the highlight of my career.

I feel like I'm not smart enough to answer the questions I'm asked.