Tom Wolfe, author of The Bonfire of the Vanities, dies aged 88.

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Tom Wolfe, author of The Bonfire of the Vanities, dies aged 88.

May 15 2018

Tom Wolfe, author of notable works such as The Right Stuff and The Bonfire of the Vanities, has died aged 88. In addition to his books, he was a pioneer of New Journalism, which developed in the 1960s and 1970s and involved writing from a subjective perspective as opposed to more traditional objective journalism. He was also known for coining phrases such as "radical chic" and "the me decade".

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