Tom Wolfe dies at 88

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FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV | News, Weather, Sports—Tom Wolfe, the innovative journalist and author who wrote such best-selling masterpieces as "The Bonfire of the Vanities" and "The Right Stuff" has passed away. Wolfe, 88, had been hospitalized with an infection and died Monday, according to his agent Lynn Nesbit. Wolfe started as a reporter at the Springfield (Massachusetts) Union before moving onto the Washington Post. He moved to New York in 1962 to join the New York Herald-Tribune and remained in the city for the rest of his...

Writer Tom Wolfe Has Died At 88. The author of The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test and Bonfire Of The Vanities was a pioneer of New Journalism. View Entire Post ›