Biography

Tom Wolfe

Tom Wolfe is the author of more than a dozen books, among them such bestselling contemporary classics as THE ELECTRIC KOOL-AID ACID TEST, THE RIGHT STUFF, THE BONFIRE OF THE VANITIES, A MAN IN FULL and I AM CHARLOTTE SIMMONS. A native of Richmond, Virginia, he earned his B.A. at Washington and Lee University and a Ph.D. in American studies at Yale. He received the National Book Foundation's 2010 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in New York City.

Tom Wolfe

Books by Tom Wolfe

by Tom Wolfe - Fiction

As a police launch speeds across Miami's Biscayne Bay --- with officer Nestor Camacho on board --- Tom Wolfe introduces the Cuban mayor; the black police chief; a wanna-go-muckraking young journalist and his Yale-marinated editor; an Anglo sex-addiction psychiatrist and his Latina nurse; a billionaire porn addict; a nest of shady Russians; and many more unforgettable characters.

by Tom Wolfe - Nonfiction, Social

"An American classic" (Newsweek) that defined a generation. “An astonishing book” (The New York Times Book Review) and an unflinching portrait of Ken Kesey, his Merry Pranksters, and the 1960s.