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Tom Wolfe is the author of more than a dozen books, among them such contemporary classics as The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, The Right Stuff, The Bonfire of the Vanities, and A Man in Full. 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 lives in New York City.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Tom Wolfe

The Kingdom of Speech by Tom Wolfe
The Kingdom of Speech
Tom Wolfe
Argues that speech - not evolution - is responsible for humanity's complex societies and achievements. From Alfred Russel Wallace, the Englishman who beat Darwin to the theory of natural selection but later renounced it, to the controversial work of modern-day...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/08/2016
I Am Charlotte Simmons by Tom Wolfe
I Am Charlotte Simmons
Tom Wolfe
A rumbustious comedy about a young woman’s attempts to remain ’virtuous’ throughout her university years. Combining big ideas with the dramatic set-pieces that characterises his work (try The Bonfires of the Vanities), it’s a great big book in every sense.
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/10/2005

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