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Established in 2007 by the Leatherby Libraries, the Community of Readers is the summer reading program for Chapman University. This program is open to everyone who has borrowing privileges at the Leatherby Libraries and a current library account, including students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Members select books from the Leatherby Libraries and receive prizes upon submission of their first review. The only requirement is that books must be obtained through the Leatherby Libraries.

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Less Than Zero



Title
Less Than Zero
Author
Bret Easton Ellis
Call Number
PS3555.L5937 L4 1986
Location
2nd Floor Humanities
Rating
Highly Recommended
Book Review
In the summer, I always try to re-read a favorite. This year I turned back to "Less Than Zero". The book looks at the indulgent lifestyles of affluent youth during the 80s. Strictly a work of fiction, this book primarily follows the lives of three friends, each struggling with their own set of problems as they begin life in the adult world. Often compared with "Catcher in the Rye", this book is a fun read for those of us that lived our early twenties during the 1980's. I still think this was by far, Ellis' best work. None of his catalog compares to it, in my opinion. Take this one with you to the beach!
Submitted By
Jeff Brouwer
Department or Major
SMC
Status
Staff
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