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White

(2019)
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Bret Easton Ellis has wrestled with the double-edged sword of fame and notoriety for more than 30 years now, since Less Than Zero catapulted him into the limelight in 1985, earning him devoted fans and, perhaps, even fiercer enemies. An enigmatic figure who has always gone against the grain and refused categorization, he captured the depravity of the '80s with one of contemporary literature's most polarizing characters, American Psycho's iconic, terrifying Patrick Bateman, and received plentiful death threats in the bargain. In recent years, his candor and gallows humor on both Twitter and his podcast have continued his legacy as someone determined to speak the truth, however painful it might be, and whom people accordingly either love or love to hate. He encounters various positions and voices controversial opinions, more often than not fighting the status quo.

Now, in White, with the same originality displayed in his fiction, Ellis pours himself out and, in doing so, eviscerates the perceived good that the social media age has wrought, starting with the dangerous cult of likability. White is both a denunciation of censorship, particularly the self-inflicted sort committed in hopes of being 'accepted', and a bracing view of a life devoted to authenticity.

Provocative, incisive, funny and surprisingly poignant, White reveals not only what is visible on the glittering, pristine surface but also the riotous truths that are hidden underneath.



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April 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: White
Author(s): Bret Easton Ellis
ISBN: 0-525-65630-8 / 978-0-525-65630-2 (USA edition)
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April 2019 : UK Hardback
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Title: White
Author(s): Bret Easton Ellis
ISBN: 1-5290-1239-2 / 978-1-5290-1239-2 (UK edition)
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Paperback Editions

April 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: White
Author(s): Bret Easton Ellis
ISBN: 1-5290-1240-6 / 978-1-5290-1240-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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April 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: White
Author(s): Bret Easton Ellis
ISBN: 1-5290-4184-8 / 978-1-5290-4184-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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March 2020 : USA Paperback

Title: White
Author(s): Bret Easton Ellis
ISBN: 0-525-56637-6 / 978-0-525-56637-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House LCC US
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April 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: White: Bret Easton Ellis
Author(s): Bret Easton Ellis
ISBN: 1-5247-1156-X / 978-1-5247-1156-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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Audio Editions

June 2019 : UK Audio CD
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Title: White
Author(s): Bret Easton Ellis
ISBN: 1-5290-2044-1 / 978-1-5290-2044-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Macmillan Audio
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June 2019 : UK Audio CD
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Title: White
Author(s): Bret Easton Ellis
ISBN: 1-5290-2045-X / 978-1-5290-2045-8 (UK edition)
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May 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: White
Author(s): Bret Easton Ellis
Publisher: Picador
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May 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: White
Author(s): Bret Easton Ellis
Publisher: Picador
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May 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: White
Author(s): Bret Easton Ellis
Publisher: Picador
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April 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: White
Author(s): Bret Easton Ellis
Publisher: Random House Audio
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April 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: White
Author(s): Bret Easton Ellis
Publisher: Random House Audio
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April 2019 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: White
Author(s): Bret Easton Ellis
Publisher: Picador
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April 2019 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: White
Author(s): Bret Easton Ellis
Publisher: Picador
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April 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: White
Author(s): Bret Easton Ellis
Publisher: Knopf
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