Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Tom Wolfe

Exploring the writer's extensive archives

Tom Wolfe
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The New York Public Library recently paid $2.15 million to acquire the one-time journalist and novelist Tom Wolfe’s papers—which include everything from notes he wrote when he was a child to poetry, telegrams, and letters lambasting professors in college.

Read Michael Lewis’ feature on how Tom Wolfe became “himself” in Vanity Fair.


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