How Tom Wolfe, Who Wrote 'The Right Stuff,' Inspired a Generation of Astronauts

THE WIT…THE WHITE SUIT…THE WOW!! It’s hard to imagine writing a tribute to Tom Wolfe without using all-caps and including a few (dozen) exclamation points. Celebrated as one of the pioneers of the New Journalism, Wolfe died at 88 of pneumonia in a New York hospital on Monday, according to his longtime agent, Lynn Nesbit. Among … Continue reading “Tom Wolfe has passed away: Here’s some of his best quotes…BAM!!!” THE WIT…THE WHITE SUIT…THE WOW!!Read Full Story

How Tom Wolfe, Who Wrote 'The Right Stuff,' Inspired a Generation of Astronauts

Tom Wolfe, who in 1979 chronicled the high-flying adventures of the first U.S. astronauts in his book "The Right Stuff," has died at the age of 88.

Wed 16 May 18 from SPACE.com

Tom Wolfe, Author of 'The Right Stuff,' Dies at 88

Tom Wolfe, who wrote "The Right Stuff" and a number of other iconic books, died yesterday (May 14) in New York City at age 88.

Tue 15 May 18 from SPACE.com

Author Tom Wolfe dies at 88 - CNET

The writer famous for Bonfire of the Vanities passed away on Monday.

Tue 15 May 18 from CNET Cutting Edge

Tom Wolfe elevated journalism into enduring literature

The author, who died last week at age 88, transformed American journalism for the better. In 20th-century popular culture, journalists were portrayed as needy hacks desperate to write ...

Tue 22 May 18 from Fastcompany Tech

Tom Wolfe has passed away: Here’s some of his best quotes…BAM!!!

THE WIT…THE WHITE SUIT…THE WOW!! It’s hard to imagine writing a tribute to Tom Wolfe without using all-caps and including a few (dozen) exclamation points. Celebrated as ...

Tue 15 May 18 from Fastcompany Tech

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