Post By James Fulford on 05/18/2018

Jared Taylor And Paul Kersey: "Tom Wolfe, RIP—Celebrated Author Was Clearly A Race Realist."

Jared Taylor and Paul Kersey have a podcast. Tom Wolfe, RIP Jared Taylor, American Renaissance, May 18, 2018 Celebrated author was clearly a race realist. Jared Taylor and Paul Kersey remember the rem...
Post By Steve Sailer on 05/17/2018

A Life Well Lived—Tom Wolfe, RIP

A life well lived. It’s reasonable to say that Tom Wolfe succeeded in cutting a figure in American life comparable to another white-suited, big-spending writer, Mark Twain. Indeed, I’d argue that Wolfe...
Post By Steve Sailer on 05/17/2018

"Tom Wolfe Climbs The Invisible Ziggurat"—Steve Sailer's 1979 Review Of THE RIGHT STUFF

Here’s my review of the late Tom Wolfe’s The Right Stuff in the Rice U. Thresher, October 11, 1979 (p. 8): Tom Wolfe climbs the invisible ziggurat The Right Stuff Tom Wolfe Because American novelists ...
Post By John Derbyshire on 05/16/2018

Tom Wolfe And The God of Things As They Are

I share the general sadness—which I think is particularly felt among us of the stone-kicking community—at the passing of the writer Tom Wolfe. Reviewing his novel I Am Charlotte Simmons, I prefaced my ...
Post By James Fulford on 05/15/2018

Tom Wolfe Dead At A 88—A Southern Novelist Among The New York Elite

White Southern novelist Tom Wolfe has died, age 88. Because he moved to New York as a young man, and had all his successes there, he's often not thought of as a Southern novelist, but his father was fa...
Post By Steve Sailer on 06/07/2016

Stanford Rapist—Finally, Tom Wolfe's Great White Defendant Is Found

After countless false starts over the decades, the media may actually have found themselves a Great White Defendant who not only is not nonexistent, but is even guilty as charged. From the Washington P...
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...