The Three Amigos…Regram @chuckmonsey bibliophile extraordinaire 📚Richard Merkin, Ed Hayes, and Tom Wolfe. Photo: Neil Selkirk. Vanity Fair. October 1987 #TomWolfe #RichardMerkin #EdHayes #NeilSelkirk #VanityFair #vintagemagazine #dandies cc @nattyadams
Treats for my brain from Portlands enormous book store #Powells;
In Defense of Food by #MichaelPollan and
The Kandy Kolored Tangerine Flake Streamline Baby by #TomWolfe,
with the added bonus that they they are both second hand #consciousconsumption #latergram #books
Allison: “I looked at a list of 100 books you need to read before you die. This was number 100. I decided to start there because I just moved here in July and the book is about New York in the 80s. It’s like a New Age Edith Wharton depiction of privileged classes and crimes that are committed by the elite.
Idols, Gods, and Kings: Literary forces Teddy Wayne (The Love Song of Jonny Valentine), Tom Wolfe (Back to Blood) and Cristina García (King of Cuba) explore the concept of power with three very different casts: an eleven-year-old superstar’s road to fame; the varied, shady folks running an election in Miami; and a fictionalized Fidel Castro and his vengeful exile. Moderated by Greg Cowles (The New York Times).
Woah Woah - #JonathanButler (the black guy) is in his 4th day of Hunger Strikes, protesting againt RACISM on campus of #MissouriCollege He wants president #TomWolfe FIRED for ignoring several incidents of racism on campus (like blacks being called nigger repeatedly and swastika drawn with human feces in a dorm! The Pres hasn’t done a thing. No investigation. Nothing. #mizzouhungerstrike #ConcernedStudents1950 lawd help us….
One belongs to New York instantly, one belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years. #TomWolfe #whitneymuseum #meatpacking #highline #pleaseme #nyc the city of awe and inspiration that never disappoints. Thank you my #newyorkers (at Whitney Museum of American Art)