Tom Wolfe

Finalist, 1972 National Book Awards
Finalist, 1998 National Book Awards
Winner, 1980 National Book Awards

Tom Wolfe is one of the founders of the new journalism movement and author of such contemporary classics as The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, The Right Stuff,The Bonfire of the Vanities, A Man in Full and I Am Charlotte Simmons. A native of Richmond, Virginia, he earned his B.A. at Washington and Lee University and a Ph.D. in American studies at Yale. He lives in New York City.
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Radical Chic: Mau-Mauing The Flak Catchers

cover of Radical Chic Mau-Mauing The Flak Catchers by Tom Wolfe
ISBN 9780312429133 Bantam Books

The phrase radical chic was coined by Tom Wolfe in 1970 when Leonard Bernstein gave a party for the Black Panthers at his duplex apartment on Park Avenue. That incongrous scene is re-created here in high fidelity as is another meeting ground between militant minorities and the liberal white establishment. More about this book >

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A Man in Full

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ISBN 9780374270322 Farrar, Straus & Giroux

Big men. Big money. Big games. Big libidos. Big trouble. More about this book >

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The Right Stuff

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ISBN 9780312427566 Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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Tom Wolfe

Tom Wolfe is one of the founders of the new journalism movement and author of such contemporary classics as The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, The Right Stuff,The Bonfire of the Vanities, A Man in Full and I Am Charlotte Simmons. A native of Richmond, Virginia, he earned his B.A. at Washington and Lee University and a Ph.D. in American studies at Yale. He lives in New York City.

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