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Tom Wolfe

July 14, 2008
A City Built of Clay

An exile from Webster Groves, Clay Felker saw a town of power mongers, status seekers, yipsters, bagels, art birds, and hot pants. New York would never look at itself the same way again.

February 14, 1972
The Birth of 'The New Journalism'; Eyewitness Report by Tom Wolfe

Participant Reveals Main Factors Leading to Demise of the Novel, Rise of New Style Covering Events

June 8, 1970 | Features
Radical Chic: That Party at Lenny’s

“. . . It’s a tricky business, integrating new politics with tried and true social motifs . . .”

August 23, 1976 | Features
The “Me” Decade and the Third Great Awakening

“. . . The new alchemical dream is: changing one’s personality—remaking, remodeling, elevating, and polishing one’s very self . . . and observing, studying, and doting on it. (Me!) . . .”

July 4, 2005 | Intelligencer
The 2 Columbus Circle Game

Was the Landmarks commissioner a little too close to the side that wants it destroyed? A would-be savior of Edward Durell Stone’s building looks at the latest, most dramatic twist in the city’s preservation drama.