Born in Virginia in 1931, Wolfe went straight into reportage out of university, beginning at the Springfield Union in MA. He graduated Washington and Lee University, after he'd turned down Princeton University.
Wolfe moved to writing novels in the mid-1980s, penning "The Bonfire of the Vanities". The widely influential collection helped codify the genre. A larger than life character, Wolfe was renowned for his snappy dress style, forever sporting a three-piece white suit and spats (an iconic look he once memorably described as "Neo-pretentious"), along with a penchant for coining iconic phrases - "Radical Chic" and "the Me Decade" became part of the cultural lexicon. "The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test", an account of his reportorial travels in California with Ken Kesey and his Merry Pranksters as they spread the gospel of LSD, remains a classic chronicle of the counterculture, "still the best account - fictional or non, in print or on film - of the genesis of the sixties hipster subculture", press critic Jack Shafer wrote in the Columbia Journalism Review on the book's 40th anniversary.
Steelers minority owner to purchase Carolina Panthers
Tepper, who is the founder of a global hedge fund called Appaloosa Management, is worth $11 billion, according to Forbes . From Diddy and Steph Curry to a bunch of NASCAR team owners, drivers and executives , many were considering bidding.
At the same time, Wolfe continued to turn out a stream of essays and magazine pieces for New York, Harper's and Esquire.
Wolfe's 1979 bestseller "The Right Stuff" focused on the United States astronauts involved in the space race with the Soviet Union.
Wolfe followed with more novels - "A Man in Full" about race, big money and high society in Atlanta; "I Am Charlotte Simmons", a tale of college high life, and "Back to Blood" about immigrants in Florida in 2012.
Germany coach Joachim Low agrees contract extension to 2022
They open their World Cup campaign against Mexico on June 17, before fixtures against Sweden (June 23) and South Korea (June 27). The Borussia Dortmund start scored in extra time against Argentina in 2014 to give Germany its fourth World Cup .
Wolfe is survived by Sheila Wolfe, his wife of almost 40 years; a son, Tommy Wolfe, and a daughter, Alexandra Wolfe. He had two children.
Arsenal get elusive away win in Wenger's final farewell
Two planes flew over the stadium, carrying messages reading; "Merci Arsene, we will miss you too" and "One Arsene Wenger ". I think I did that to get to the level that the Premier League required of me, ' he told STV News back in 2012.
Surface Hub 2 coming in 2019, looks fantastic
The product provides access to Microsoft Teams , Microsoft Whiteboard , Office 365, Windows 10 and the intelligent cloud. Surface Hub 2 scales and adapts to your space through tiling up to 4 screens together in portrait or landscape view.
Indiana Officers Escort Boy To School After His Dad's Murder
When he arrived at his school in Sullivan he was greeted by 70 Terre Haute police officers and Vigo County sheriff's deputies. The 5-year-old son of a slain IN police officer went back to school for the first time since his father's death.