Category Archives: Tom Wolfe

Tom Wolfe’s Race Realism

Ben Yagoda writes in the WSJ: “While “The Bonfire of the Vanities” (1987) was a tour de force—not coincidentally set in New York, his adoptive home town, whose streets he had pounded for so many years—I wasn’t able to get … Continue reading

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Tom Wolfe On Firing Line Regarding His First Novel ‘Bonfire of the Vanities’

Comments at Steve Sailer: * And many other of Wolfe’s appearances can be seen on the official youtube page. Slightly related is the appearance talking about Radical Chic: What is peculiar here is the ethnic subtext between Wolfe, Southerner, and … Continue reading

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Tom Wolfe On Freud

Stuart Schneiderman writes: In a 2006 lecture he delivered at the National Endowment for the Humanities, Tom Wolfe offered some remarks about Freud. I report them without commentary. First: In medical terms, Freud is now considered a quack. But his … Continue reading

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Does Jonathan Franzen Belong On The Alt-Right?

Comments at the Chateau: * Houellebecq, along with Tom Wolfe, are the greatest novelists of our age and, not coincidentally, they are also alt-right, neodark, reactoshivvian crimethinkers and sexual market surveyors of unparalleled keen perception. The Left’s causes are exhausted, … Continue reading

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Michael Lewis Profiles Tom Wolfe For Vanity Fair

Comments to Steve Sailer: * Wolfe will remain a despised and mocked (poorly reviewed) figure by our elites for having the temerity to a) notice what was really going on during the catastrophic 60s and 70s , and b) portraying … Continue reading

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