How To Lose Readers & Alienate People: A Review on “The Rules Of Attraction”

by Shae In her New York Times book review, published on September 19, 1987, Michiko Kakutani compared the shortcomings of The Rules of Attraction characters to the then-current run of 1980s jeans commercials: “Not only are these kids uniformly attractive (slim and sun-tanned with high cheekbones), but they also all project the same air of shiny self-absorption – a mood reinforced by the commercials’ slick, MTV-like pacing and the driving … Continue reading How To Lose Readers & Alienate People: A Review on “The Rules Of Attraction”