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The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test is a nonfiction book by Tom Wolfe that was published in 1968. The book is remembered today as an early – and arguably the most popular – example of the growing literary style called New Journalism. Wolfe presents an as-if-firsthand account of the experiences of Ken Kesey and his band of …

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Tom Wolfe, the master social novelist of our time, the spot-on chronicler of all things contemporary and cultural, presents a sensational new novel about life, love, and learning—or the lack of it—amid today's American colleges. Our story unfolds at fictional Dupont University: those Olympian halls of scholarship …

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A Man in Full is a novel by Tom Wolfe, published on November 12, 1998 by Farrar, Straus & Giroux. It is set primarily in Atlanta, with a significant portion of the story also transpiring in the East Bay region of Northern California.

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WHEN THE FUTURE BEGAN... THE MEN HAD IT. Yeager. Conrad. Grissom. Glenn. Heroes...the first Americans in space...battling the Russians for control of the heavens...putting their lives on the line. THE WOMEN HAD IT. While Mr. Wonderful was aloft, it tore your heart out that the Hero's Wife, down on the ground, had to …

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The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby is the title of Tom Wolfe's first collected book of essays, published in 1965. The book is named for one of the stories in the collection that was originally published in Esquire magazine in 1963 under the title "There Goes That Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline …

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Hooking Up is a collection of essays and a novella by American author Tom Wolfe, a number of which were earlier published in popular magazines. The essays cover diverse topics dating from as early as 1965, including both non-fiction and fiction, along with snipes at his contemporaries John Updike, Norman Mailer and …

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From Bauhaus to Our House is a 1981 narrative of Modern architecture, written by Tom Wolfe.

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Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers is a 1970 book by Tom Wolfe. The book, Wolfe's fourth, is composed of two articles by Wolfe, "These Radical Chic Evenings," first published in June 1970 in New York magazine, about a gathering Leonard Bernstein held for the Black Panther Party and "Mau-Mauing the Flak …

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The Painted Word is a 1975 book of art criticism by Tom Wolfe.