Wolfe was known for his fiction and nonfiction works, like "The Bonfire of the Vanities" and "The Right Stuff".
A scathing takedown of greed and excess in NY, it was recognized as an essential American novel of the 1980s and was made into a film starring Tom Hanks. He had been hospitalised with an infection. Wolfe was associated with other New Journalism writers like Hunter S. Thompson, Joan Didion and Truman Capote.
Wolfe started his career as a newspaper reporter with the New York Herald-Tribune in 1962.
New Journalism is a style of reporting in which a writer immerses themselves in a story.
Born and Raised in Richmond, Virginia, to an agronomist father and a mother who was a landscape architect, Wolfe traced his love for literature to the books his parents kept on their bookshelves.
His first book, The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby, was a collection of essays originally published in Esquire magazine.
The book was the first example of what Wolfe described as "New Journalism".
Then US President George W Bush, left, poses with author Tom Wolfe, centre, and first lady Laura Bush in 2002 as the author received the National Humanities Medal. He went on to write "The Right Stuff" about the Mercury space program.
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe.
"Saddened to hear of Tom Wolfe's passing".
Wolfe moved to writing novels in the mid-1980s, penning "The Bonfire of the Vanities".
Wolfe is survived by Sheila Wolfe, his wife of almost 40 years; a son, Tommy Wolfe, and a daughter, Alexandra Wolfe.
Kia did not say how much range the Sportage will have with the engine switched off when using the system. South Korean automaker Kia Motors will introduce its first 48V diesel hybrid powertrain later this year.
Scientists have investigated these kinds of NMT inhibitors before, but they've never previously struck upon this level of potency. The new treatment developed at London's Imperial College blocks the protein, cutting off the infection at an early stage.
The club issued a statement which said: "The Howard and Baty families have requested that their right to privacy is respected". A British rugby player has died in Sri Lanka after returning from a night out - with a team-mate left in critical condition.
Newcastle United ended Chelsea's UEFA Champions League hopes with a crushing 3-0 victory in the Premier League on Sunday. Newcastle , safe from relegation for at least a month, were the team who dominated with intensity and goal .
The social network will be conducting a "thorough investigation" to check whether these apps have misused user data or not. The question over how many clicks or swipes it takes for users to change their privacy settings was also dodged.
If this bright black hole would have been in our galaxy, astronomers say that it would outshine all the stars in the sky. A "supermassive" black hole swallowing up the mass of our sun every two days has been found by Australian astronomers.
American Airlines joins its competitors in clamping down on passengers travelling with emotional support animals. If a hedgehog, snake, or goat is your support animal, American Airlines is not the carrier for you.
Officials said Ahmad tied up her three daughters - ages 7, 9, and 11 - sometime between 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Monday night. She is believed to have taken her seven-year-old daughter, Hafsa Hailey Ahmad, and authorities are anxious for her safety.
She continued to act in her later years but her popularity waned after she suffered a highly publicized mental breakdown in 1996. She is survived by her daughter Maggie, the daughter she had with her first husband, American novelist Thomas McGuane.
Still, don't think the show has been that great this season and wish the group was more involved with the MCU movies. Regardless, fans can breathe a sigh of relief that the series will indeed return, if in a more abbreviated form.
Sadr eyes Govt as poll upset rocks Iraq
It may be Abadi, Reuters reports, who has signaled a willingness to work with Sadr to form a working government. Sadr made a witty suggestion on Twitter as to who might be included in a future ruling coalition.
YouTube Is Testing New Incognito Mode for Android
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Weather Forecast For The San Francisco Bay Area
The trades are forecast to weaken from today into mid-week, then become breezy once again from Thursday into this weekend. The risk for showers or thunderstorms will return to the forecast later this week with warm and humid conditions.
'Bohemian Rhapsody' gets a teaser trailer
What did you think of this trailer, will you be checking out this film? Bohemian Rhapsody is released on November 2, 2018. It's nearly as if this feels teaser makes Bohemian Rhapsody feel more like a cheap, made-for-TV movie than anything else.