Book List in Order:14 titles

  • A big, panoramic story of the new America, as told by our master chronicler of the way we live now. As a police launch speeds across Miami's Biscayne Bay-with officer Nestor Camacho on board-Tom Wolfe is off and running. Into the feverous landscap...


  • 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...


  • RADICAL CHIC is Tom Wolfe's hilarious dissection of the need among wealthy liberals in late '60s America to be seen to support the correct political causes - even if that meant giving champagne receptions for the feared Black Panther Party. MAU-MAUIN...


  • Only yesterday boys and girls spoke of embracing and kissing (necking) as getting to first base. Second base was deep kissing, plus groping and fondling this and that. Third base was oral sex. Home plate was going all the way. That was yesterday. Her...


  • Tom Wolfe's much-discussed kaleidoscopic non-fiction novel chronicles the tale of novelist Ken Kesey and his band of Merry Pranksters. In the 1960s, Kesey led a group of psychedelic sympathizers around the country in a painted bus, presiding over LSD...



  • Charles Croker, Atlanta real-estate entrepreneur, is having to face the reality of massive debt. Conrad Hensly, idealistic father of two, is fired from his job in the Croker Global Foods warehouse in Oakland. Back in Atlanta, Fareek "The Cannon" Fann...


  • Tom Wolfe’s modern American satire tells the story of Sherman McCoy, a Wall Street “Master of the Universe” who has it all — a Park Avenue apartment, a job that brings wealth, power and prestige, a beautiful wife, an even more beautiful mistr...


  • "When are the 1970s going to begin?" ran the joke during the Presidential campaign of 1976. With his own patented combination of serious journalism and dazzling comedy, Tom Wolfe met the question head-on in these rollicking essays -- and even provide...






  • 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. Wonde...


  • The Purple Decades brings together the author's own selections from his list of critically acclaimed publications, including the best from The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test , Radical Chic , From Bauhaus to Our House , The Right Stuff and the compl...



  • The sequel to Thomas Wolfe's remarkable first novel, Look Homeward, Angel, Of Time and the River is one of the great classics of American literature. The book chronicles the maturing of Wolfe's autobiographical character, Eugene Gant, in his desperat...


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    "An excellent book by a genius," said Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., of this now classic exploration of the 1960s from the founder of new journalism."This is a book that will be a sharp pleasure to reread years from now, when it will bring back, like a falcon i...