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Thursday, June 24, 2010

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Brett Easton Ellis

Harvard Book Store Presents
Brett Easton Ellis
6:00 PM
$5 tickets on sale now online at harvard.com, at Harvard Book Store, and over the phone with a credit card (617.661.1515).

Harvard Book StoreHarvard Book Store is very pleased to welcome author of Rules of Attraction and American Psycho BRET EASTON ELLIS for a reading from his newest novel, Imperial Bedrooms.

Imperial Bedrooms follows the infamous teenagers of his debut, Less Than Zero, into an even more desperate middle age.

Clay, a successful screenwriter, has returned from New York to Los Angeles to help cast his new movie, and he’s soon drifting through a long-familiar circle. Blair, his former girlfriend, is married to Trent, an influential manager who’s still a bisexual philanderer, and their Beverly Hills parties attract various levels of fame, fortune and power. Then there’s Clay’s childhood friend Julian, a recovering addict, and their old dealer, Rip, face-lifted beyond recognition and seemingly even more sinister than in his notorious past.

But Clay’s own demons emerge once he meets a gorgeous young actress determined to win a role in his movie. And when his life careens completely out of control, he has no choice but to plumb the darkest recesses of his character and come to terms with his proclivity for betrayal.

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