The Bonfire of the Vanities

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Geoffrey Wolff and the ‘pee-wee metropolis’

Jeffrey Eugenides entered a select club last month when he published his novel, The Marriage Plot . His ticket for admission was a sentence on page 9 that began, "Providence was a corrupt town, crime ridden and mob-controlled . . . ."
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By PHILIP EIL  |  December 02, 2011

Review: Tom Wolfe at The NMAI and Trent Burleson at the NAM

Tom Wolfe is famous for authoring the nonfiction books The Right Stuff and The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test , as well as the novel The Bonfire of the Vanities . And for wearing white suits, sometimes with matching homburg hat and gloves.
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By GREG COOK  |  July 15, 2011