Post By Steve Sailer on 06/14/2015

"Woman in Full:" Tom Wolfe's Female Characters

In the Claremont Review of Books, a discussion of female characters in Tom Wolfe’s books from the perspective of F. Roger Devlin: Woman in Full By: Michael Anton Posted: May 29, 2015 … Wolfe tells unwe...
Post By Steve Sailer on 12/06/2013

Tom Wolfe Alert: Heisman Trophy Frontrunner Won't Be Charged With Rape (This Time, At Least)

A continuing theme here is how often the latest headlines resemble plots in old Tom Wolfe novels. From the NYT: Jameis Winston, the Florida State quarterback who was a leading contender for the Heisma...
Post By Steve Sailer on 07/14/2013

The Hunt For The Great White Defendant: A Reading List

I've been writing for years about what Tom Wolfe calls the "mania for the Great White Defendant." Here are some links to this recurrent phenomenon in fact and fiction: Bonfire of the Vanities on the G...
Post By Steve Sailer on 07/03/2013

Tom Wolfe Explains The Zimmerman Case—The Mania For The Great White Defendant

One of my relatively few successes in the field of Awareness Raising over the last decade has been how much more cognizant a small fraction of the public has become that Tom Wolfe's 1987 bestseller The...
Article By Steve Sailer on 12/03/2012

Tom Wolfe’s BACK TO BLOOD—A Confederate Looks At Miami’s Cubans

Remember last spring when the Main Stream Media kicked off the Obama re-election drive by inflating a local police blotter item—the shooting of Trayvon Martin in Florida—into the latest Hunt for the Gr...
Post By Steve Sailer on 10/24/2012

Tom Wolfe's "Back To Blood:" Buckle Up, Folks, It's Going To Be A Bumpy Ride

I just picked up my copy of Tom Wolfe's first new novel in eight years, Back To Blood(a story of 21st Century Miami), and opened it at random. Here's the first paragraph I read (on p. 181): Now he lo...
Post By Brenda Walker on 05/26/2012

Tom Wolfe’s Miami Novel Gets a Background Documentary

Novelist Tom Wolfe announced several years ago that his next book would take place in south Florida and would explore immigration. One can only hope that he will skewer the diversity cult in his own un...
Post By Steve Sailer on 03/31/2012

Thinking like Tom Wolfe about Trayvon and Zimmerman

So far, all we know of the last phone conversations between Trayvon Martin and his anonymous girlfriend is snatches of dialogue overseen by Martin family lawyer Benjamin Crump (which, by the way, sound...
Post By Steve Sailer on 08/13/2011

Quote Of The Day: Tom Wolfe on the 1966 San Francisco Riot

From Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers: Whites were still in the dark about the ghettos. They had been studying the “urban Negro” in every way they could think of for fifteen years, but they found out the...
Post By Steve Sailer on 08/14/2010

Tom Wolfe's "Back to Blood"

For a number of years, it's been known that Tom Wolfe is writing a book about immigration set in Miami. For awhile, it was supposed to be published in 2009, then in 2010, and now in 2012. Wolfe will be...