Author Tom Wolfe spent a day in Washington, D.C., to discuss and promote his new novel, I Am Charlotte Simmons, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. ... Wolfe as he appeared at the Aspen Institute and was a guest on WMAU public radio's Diane Rehm Show. ... Tom Wolfe traveled to many colleges before writing this novel, and he contends that casual sex dominates the social lives of most students.
Tom Wolfe presented a lecture titled, "What's Southern Today?" ... Wolfe also talked about the influence the region has had on his writing. ... Tom Wolfe's books include The Right Stuff, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, and The Bonfire of the Vanities.
Born in Asheville, author Thomas Wolfe immortalized his childhood in his first novel, Look Homeward Angel. Site Manager Tom Muir gave a tour of the home and recounted some of the memories that shaped Thomas Wolfe as a writer.
Wall Street Journal staff reporter Alexandra Wolfe talked about Valley of the Gods, her book on the world of start-ups in Silicon Valley and the young people who have ventured there with the hope of becoming the next big success story. She also discussed her father, novelist Tom Wolfe, and what she has learned from him over the years.
Professor Berkowitz talked about his book, Something Happened: A Political and Cultural Overview of the Seventies, published by University of Columbia Press, in which he examined America during the "me decade," a term coined by author Tom Wolfe.
The National Book Foundation presented the Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community to Joan Ganz Cooney and the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters to Tom Wolfe.
Tom Wolfe was honored as the Mark Twain House Samuel Clemens lecturer. ... Wolfe* is the author of a number of books, including The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, The Bonfire of the Vanities, and The Right Stuff.
Tom Wolfe talked about his life and career as an author of both fiction and nonfiction. ... Wolfe's New York City home. ... Wolfe in Washington, D.C. on a November 30, 2004 book tour at the Aspen Institute, the Diane Rehm Show at WMAU, and Olsson's Books and Records, as well as from the PBS Charlie Rose Show on November 10, 2004. ... Wolfe is the author of The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby (1965), The Pump House Gang (1968), The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test (1968), Radical Chic and Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers (1970), The Painted Word (1975), Mauve Gloves and Madmen (1976), The Right Stuff (1979), In Our Time (1980), From Bauhaus to Our House (1981), The Purple Decades (1982), The Bonfire of the Vanities (1987), A Man in Full (1998), Hooking Up (2002), and I am Charlotte Simmons (2004).
A panel discussed on Tom Wolfe's novel I am Charlotte Simmons, published by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. ... Wolfe's* book and discussed his approach to writing about contemporary college life in his novel.