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Tom Wolfe, R.I.P.

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I freely confess to not being a fan of Tom Wolfe,  finding his body of work uneven.    Richard Brookhiser obviously liked him a lot more than I did and has penned a nice look at him,  here.

Michael Lewis has a more  autobiographical view.   John Podhoretz tells us  why Wolfe  was at his best writing about New York and New Yorkers.

UPDATE:  Monica Showalter says Wolfe  never got  a Nobel prize because he made the Left look stupid.




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May 16, 2018 at 3:38 pm

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