Wolfe best known for his work with and influence over the New Journalism literary movement. He began his career as a regional newspaper reporter in the 1950s, but achieved national fame in the 1960s following the publication of such best-selling books as The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test and two collections of articles and essays, Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers and The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby.
- Bloom, Harold. Tom Wolfe, Infobase Publishing, 2001, ISBN 0-7910-5916-2, pg. 193.
- "Tom Wolfe, Pyrotechnic Nonfiction Writer and Novelist, Dies at 88". New York Times. May 15, 2018.
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- Tom Wolfe papers, 1930-2013, held by the Manuscripts and Archives Division, New York Public Library.
- George Plimpton (Spring 1991), "Tom Wolfe, The Art of Fiction No. 123", The Paris Review.
- Article about Wolfe's recent public appearance at the Chicago Public Library from fNews (a publication of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago)