6. OBIT: TOM WOLFE

Author and journalist Tom Wolfe has died after being hospitalized for an infection. Wolfe was 88. One of his most well-known novels was “Bonfire of the Vanities.”  Esquire says these are five essential Wolfe books to read: SEE LIST

“He is probably the most skillful writer in America — I mean by that he can do more things with words than anyone else.” — William F. Buckley Jr.

   

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