A Critic in Full

– Carol Ianonne, National Association of Scholars, August 11, 2008.

Cry Wolfe

– Mark Bowden, The Atlantic, April 2006.

Peeping Tom

– Review of I am Charlotte Simmons. Jacob Weisberg, New York Times, November 28, 2004.

Wolfe’s World

– Charles McGrath, New York Times Magazine, October 31, 2004.

Caught in the Curve

– Review of Hooking Up. Benjamin DeMott, The New York Review of Books, February 8, 2001.

The Man in White

– Review of Hooking Up. Maureen Dowd, New York Times, November 5, 2000.

Tom Wolfe

– Cary Tennis,, February 1, 2000.

A Man Half Full

– Review of A Man in Full. Norman Mailer, The New York Review of Books, December 17, 1998.

Low Expectations

– Review of The Bonfire of  the Vanities. Thomas R. Edwards, The New York Review of Books, February 4, 1988.

The Right Stuff

– Douglas A. Jeffrey, Claremont Review of Books, Winter 1983.

Tom Wolfe’s Greatest Hits

– Review of The Purple Decades: A Reader. James Wolcott, The New York Review of Books, November 4, 1982.

Wolfe in Wolfe’s Clothing

– Review of From Bauhaus to Our House. Janet Malcolm, The New York Review of Books, December 17, 1981.

Hog Heaven

– Review of The Right Stuff. John Gregory Dunne, The New York Review of Books, November 8, 1979.

Imprisoned in the Sixties

– Review of Mauve Gloves & Madmen, Clutter, and Vine, by Tom Wolfe, and Winners and Losers: Battles, Retreats, Gains, Losses and Ruins from a Long War, by Gloria Emerson. Gary Willis, New York Review of Books, January 20, 1977.


– Review of The Painted Word. Barbara Rose, The New York Review of Books, June 26, 1975.

Journal du Voyeur

– Review of Radical Chic and Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers. Jason Epstein, The New York Review of Books, December 17, 1970.

Tom Wolfe at the Crossroad

– Review of Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers. Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, New York Times, November 25, 1970.

Dr. Pop

– Review of The Pump House Gang and The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test. Margot Hentoff, The New York Review of Books, August 22, 1968.

The SAME Day: heeeeeewack!!!

– Review of The Pump House Gang and The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test. C.D.B. Bryan, New York Times, August 18, 1968.