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"Wolfe's genius is that he is fair; he puts the Bernstein part in perspective against the background of New York social history. Read it and weep with laughter."--Houston Post
"A sociological classic . . . At Wolfe's hands the socialites get a roasting they will long remember."--Saturday Review
"Tom Wolfe understands the human animal like no sociologist around. He tweaks his reader's every buried though and prejudice. He sees through everything. He is as original and outrageous as ever."--The New York Times
"Uproariously funny and socially perceptive . . . a penetrating dissection of the confusion among the classes and the search for status."--Women's Wear Daily
"Tom Wolfe at his most clever, amusing, and irreverent."--San Franciscio Chronicle
"Absolutely brilliant. One of the finest examples of reporting and social commentary I have read anywhere."--Gay Talese
A brilliant analysis/presentation on the inclination of those on the left to be seduced by "radical chic. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Bruce Banner
I love all of his books, but Bonfire of the Vanities, A Man in Full and Back To Blood are the best onesPublished 5 months ago by T H.
A truly great work by one of our greatest modern writers. I first read this book decades ago, and it stuck in my head so firmly that I decided to give it another read. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Wendy B. Hanawalt
What Tom Wolfe did in writing “Radical Chic” is what all great writers do--hold up a mirror for society to see itself. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Ricardo Mio
So that's how al that happened. I was extremely surprised how"Mau
Mauing came about. Very enlighting.
The names of the government programs have changed but using racial intimidation to bully white people is still in full force. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Laurel Williams
Great prose flips the weepers' laments on their noses. Few have dared to open up the welfare scams as cleverly and as thoroughly as Mr. Wolfe. The book was a joy to read. KuznetzovPublished 10 months ago by David J Kenney
A revealing glimpse into the past. If written today, it would be forbidden hate-speech.
The narration in the audiobook is the best you’ll ever hear.