13-16 June 2024

American Psycho

Patrick Bateman, the status-obsessed Wall Street investment banker in American Psycho conjures a certain type of man — vain, narcissistic, jealous, absurdly petty, materially wealthy but culturally bankrupt, and above all else, obsessed with what other people think. Sound familiar? What would a Trump 2.0  presidency mean for America and the rest of the world? David Brooks, Jeffrey Goldberg, Marion McKeone, Pamela Reeves, with Jennifer O’Connell