Saved From The Bonfire: The Tom Wolfe Papers

Oliver Wiseman, Standpoint, November 2015.


Sift through the Tom Wolfe papers and you get a picture of a writer who, from Sixties hippies to Eighties “masters of the universe”, has been a correspondent on the frontline of American society, reporting on its changes, its absurdities and its hypocrisies — and in doing so, helping a country make sense of itself.