In this week’s magazine, Carl Swanson chats with Bret Easton Ellis about Imperial Bedrooms, a sort-of sequel to Less Than Zero. Mary Kaye Schilling talks to Sam Wasson about his book Fifth Avenue, 5 a.m., about the making of Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Jesse Green profiles theater owner and “industry evangelist” Jordan Roth. David Edelstein reviews Winter’s Bone, Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work, and Let It Rain. And Emma Rosenblum explores the sets of True Blood with the show’s creator, Alan Ball.