Tom Wolfe, novelist and pioneer of New Journalism, dies

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Breaking Journalist, Dies

- npr.org
16 May 2018
Tom Wolfe, Best-Selling Author And Genre-Breaking Journalist, Dies At 88 The author of The Bonfire of the Vanities and The Right Stuff used to give himself a quota of 10 triple-spaced pages per day. He also experimented with literary techniques in his nonfiction.

Tom Wolfe, author of 'The Right Stuff,' dies

16 May 2018
New York (AP) -- Tom Wolfe, the white-suited wizard of "New Journalism" who exuberantly chronicled American culture from the Merry Pranksters through the space race before turning his satiric wit to such novels as "The Bonfire of the Vanities" and "A Man in Full," has died. He was 88.
- wtop.com

Tom Wolfe, Journalist and Author, Dies

- thesuccess.pk
16 May 2018
Tom Wolfe, an early practitioner of "New Journalism" who captured the mood and culture of America across five decades with books including "The Bonfire of the Vanities," "The Right Stuff," and "The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test," has died at the age of 88 according to his agent.

Prolific author Tom Wolfe dies

16 May 2018
Author Tom Wolfe, the acerbic chronicler of American society known for best-selling books The Right Stuff and The Bonfire of the Vanities, has died at the age of 88.Wolfe's agent Lynn Nesbit said the writer died in a Manhattan hospital, where he was being treated for an infection."We are incredibly saddened to hear about the passing of Tom Wolfe," his publisher Picador ...
- thestandard.com.hk

How Tom Wolfe Became Tom Wolfe

- vanityfair.com
16 May 2018
Anyway, it resonated with Wolfe, to incredible effect. Never mind journalism, new or old. The Right Stuff, in my view, is a great work of American literature. It's also the last nonfiction story Wolfe ever tells. The book sells well enough that it provides him with the financial cushion to avoid jobs as difficult as this one. He'll use the cushion to prove a point he has ...

Bonfire of the Vanities' Author Tom Wolfe Dies

16 May 2018
Tom Wolfe, the best-selling alchemist of fiction and nonfiction who wrote "The Bonfire of the Vanities," "The Right Stuff" and countless other novels and works of journalism, died of pneumonia in a New York hospital Monday, said his longtime agent Lynn Nesbit. He was 88 years old.
- wsj.com

Tom Wolfe, captured early astronaut ethos in 'The Right Stuff,' dies

- collectspace.com
16 May 2018
Wolfe, whose other titles include the essay collection "The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby" and the 1987 satirical novel "The Bonfire of the Vanities," gave rise to "New Journalism," a style of non-fiction that placed truth before fact and embraced a subjective perspective.
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