Writer and journalist Tom Wolfe, author of Bonfire of Vanities - great novel about NY - has died on Tuesday at 87 years, according to various American media. He also edited a volume of work by writers Truman Capote, Joan Didion, Hunter S. Thompson, Norman Mailer and George Plimpton, titled The New Journalism.
Famous since 1960s for his impeccable three-piece suits and starched white collar shirts, Wolfe had countless anecdotes of some of his famous stories, such as portrait of Cassius Clay, better known as Muhammad Ali. As fate would have it, Wolfe graces the cover of our summer issue-in the mail as I type-wherein we have one of the last interviews that he ever gave.
In this way, Wolfe was a pioneer of storytelling and creative nonfiction whose influence is still felt today. He had lived in New York since joining The New York Herald Tribune as a reporter in 1962. In addition, he wrote the cult classic Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, which was printed in 1968.
The author and journalist started as a regional newspaper reporter at Massachusetts' Springfield Union before moving onto The Washington Post.
Tom Hanks Melanie Griffith and Bruce Willis in The Bonfire of the Vanities
From 1965 to 1981, Wolfe produced nine nonfiction books. "To pull it off", Wolfe wrote in 1970, "you casually have to stay with the people you are writing about for long stretches. long enough so that you are actually there when revealing scenes take place in their lives". He laughed about his trademark "feistiness" in the book to CBS News and said, "Well, I just try to bring truth".
Wolfe became fascinated with astronauts after Rolling Stone magazine assigned him to cover an Apollo programme launch in 1972.
Tom Wolfe, author of Bonfire of the Vanities, has passed away. Whether sending up the NY art world or hanging out with acid heads, Wolfe inevitably presented man as a status-seeking animal, concerned above all about the opinion of one's peers.
Wolfe is survived by his wife and two children. He was 88 years old.
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