Mr. Purple Cat Esq. My friends ma is a very nice cultured intellectual type and she said american psycho is the only book she ever BURNED!. I understand how she feels. I wish I could un-read that one
Old_Zircon I only read it recently because I assumed it was the literary counterpart to the late 80s art world's obsession with shock for the sake of shock, but I was surprised to find that it's actually a really incisive satire. No wonder my girlfriend in college was so into it.