What Is Southern Today?
Tom Wolfe’s books include The Right Stuff, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, and The Bonfire of the Vanities. His latest book is I Am Charlotte Simmons.
Tom Wolfe presented a lecture titled, “What’s Southern Today?” He argued that Southern Americans have a much more common-sense approach to life than other Americans. He recounted his experiences growing up in Richmond, Virginia and described what he has observed traveling through the Southern states. Mr. Wolfe also talked about the influence the region has had on his writing. After his presentation he answered audience members' questions.
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