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RIP Tom Wolfe

Submitted by ub on Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:40

A conservative gentleman, a scholar, a wordsmith and an architect of sentences. Thomas Kennerly Wolfe Jr. was an extraordinary American author and a progressive journalist who was known for stimulating the New Journalism movement, in which literary techniques are used extensively.

It was twenty years ago that he was interviewed by CBS's Morley Safer. Tom Wolfe 60 Minutes https://youtu.be/pccIhSNA02o

Tom Wolfe's Washington Post http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/30/AR20060…

Tom Wolfe, Pyrotechnic ‘New Journalist’ and Novelist, Dies at 88 https://nyti.ms/2L0pslE

Tom Wolfe dies at 88 http://money.cnn.com/2018/05/15/news/tom-wolfe-obituary/index.html

Wolfe was quoted as saying "A cult is a religion with no political power." "The attitude is we live and let live. This is actually an amazing change in values in a rather short time and it's an example of freedom from religion."

Tom Wolfe, best-selling novelist and journalist, dies at 88 https://www.nbcnews.com/pop-culture/books/tom-wolfe-best-selling-noveli…