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Original Essays | August 21, 2014

Richard Bausch: IMG Why Literature Can Save Us

Our title is, of course, a problem. "Why Literature Can Save Us." And of course the problem is one of definition: what those words mean. What is... Continue »
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Less Than Zero by Bret Easton Ellis
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Chasehill451, May 4, 2007

Ellis' skills as a moralist writer are so advanced and subtle that they go almost unnoticed. 'Less Than Zero' reminds it's readers of "Gatsby" or even "Catcher and the Rye" and it does so in a way that appeals to the current generation. The Novel's brilliant dipiction of this apathetic and bored group of L.A. teens is disturbing and turbulant. These kids are lost. They have experienced sex, drugs, and moral nihilism at an early age. The Novel is brilliant. Really Brilliant.
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