Tom Wolfe http://blog.wlrn.org en Seven Observations About Miami From Author Tom Wolfe http://blog.wlrn.org/post/seven-observations-about-miami-author-tom-wolfe <p></p><p>More than a quarter of a century after Tom Wolfe's novel <em>The Bonfire of the Vanities</em> looked at race relations, class divisions, greed and ambition in New York City, the influential writer has shifted his focus to the Magic City.</p><p>On his recent trip to Miami, Wolfe sat down to chat with WLRN-Miami Herald News features editor Alicia Zuckerman about his new novel, <em>Back to Blood</em>.</p> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 04:46:27 +0000 Christine DiMattei 6269 at http://blog.wlrn.org Seven Observations About Miami From Author Tom Wolfe Tom Wolfe Takes Miami's Pulse In 'Back To Blood' http://blog.wlrn.org/post/tom-wolfe-takes-miamis-pulse-back-blood Tom Wolfe wrote his new novel, <em>Back to Blood,</em> entirely by hand. But the author of <em>The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test </em>and <em>The Bonfire of the Vanities</em> also says that wasn't entirely by choice — he'd rather have used a typewriter.<p>"Unfortunately, you can't keep typewriters going today — you have to take the ribbons back to be re-inked," Wolfe tells <em>Fresh Air</em>'s Dave Davies. Wed, 24 Oct 2012 19:09:00 +0000 editor 3488 at http://blog.wlrn.org Tom Wolfe Takes Miami's Pulse In 'Back To Blood' Excerpt: Tom Wolfe and Art Basel on Miami Beach http://blog.wlrn.org/post/excerpt-tom-wolfe-and-art-basel-miami-beach <p>Can you feel that change in the air? &nbsp;Never mind the fact that the seasons in Miami are mostly a social construct, the art season is upon us.</p><p>While we remain hopeful for a significant temperature drop in mid-October, novelist Tom Wolfe is forecasted to drop his latest work&nbsp;<a href="http://www.amazon.com/Back-Blood-Novel-Tom-Wolfe/dp/0316036315" target="_blank">Back to Blood on October 23rd.</a> &nbsp;Set in Miami, the novel explores the multi-ethnic urban jungle of South Florida - and all the perceived class struggles that entails.</p> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 15:29:36 +0000 Daniel Rivero 2908 at http://blog.wlrn.org Excerpt: Tom Wolfe and Art Basel on Miami Beach