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Tom Wolfe's "Hooking Up", written in his usual opinionated style, is in some parts lively and entertaining. It does bog down in places like the long explanation of Wolfe's feud with the New Yorker, which is more interesting to the writer himself than to the general reader.
His analysis of the cultural traditions that went into the making of the Silicon Valley mentality, is sharp, deep, and probably accurate.
The book includes a long novella which did not engage this reviewer with its theme, characters, or repetitive descriptions.
Taken as a whole, Wolfe's book is alternately absorbing in some parts, tedious in others. Three stars.