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Tom Wolfe

    "Not even the most powerful organs of the press, including Time, Newsweek, and The New York Times, can discover a new artist or certify his work and make it stick. They can only bring you the scores."
       Tom Wolfe

 

"Wolfe is a peerless observer, a fearless satirist, a genius in full."
     Kyle Smith, People magazine      

 

     "It is very comforting to believe
that leaders who do terrible things
are, in fact, mad. That way, all we
have to do is make sure we don't put
psychotics in high places and we've
got the problem solved."
        Tom Wolfe

Click here to listen to Tom Wolfe tell an amusing anecdote

     "Right now, no writer, reporter or novelist is getting it on paper better than Tom Wolfe."
       Malcolm Jones Jr., Newsweek

 

Books by Tom Wolfe:

A Man in Full (1998)
The Bonfire of the Vanities (1987)
The New Journalism (1973)
The Purple Decades (1982)
From Bauhaus to Our House (1981)
In Our Time (1980)
The Right Stuff (1979)
Mauve Gloves & Madmen, Clutter & Vine (1976)
The Painted Word (1975)
Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers (1970)
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test (1968)
The Pump House Gang (1968)
The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby (1965)

 

About A Man in Full:
    
"Sit back and enjoy the ride. Captain Wolfe is at the controls."
       Dr. William McKeen

 

Wolfe Links:

 

     "There are some people who have the quality of richness and joy in them and they communicate it to everything they touch. It is first of all a physical quality; then it is a quality of the spirit."
                 Tom Wolfe

 

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