is a collection of essays and short stories by American author Tom Wolfe
, a number of which were published in earlier form in popular magazines.
The essays cover a number of diverse topics dating from as early as 1965, including both non-fiction and fiction, along with snipes at his contemporaries Updike, Mailer, and Irving.
- Hooking Up: What Life was Like at the Turn of the Second Millennium: An American's World – contemporary teenage promiscuity.
The Human Beast
Vita Robusta, Ars Anorexica
- In the Land of the Rococo Marxists
- The Invisible Artist
- The Great Relearning
- My Three Stooges –Wolfe's castigation of Mailer, Updike, and Irving
Ambush at Fort Bragg: A Novella
- Ambush at Fort Bragg – a fictional investigative television program delves into military harassment of gays
The New Yorker Affair
- Foreword: Murderous Gutter Journalism
- Tiny Mummies! The True Story of the Ruler of 43rd Street's Land of the Walking Dead! – 1965 profile of The New Yorker editor William Shawn
- Lost in the Whichy Thickets
- Afterword: High in the Saddle
- Tom Wolfe, Hooking Up (2000), Farrar, Straus and Giroux, hardcover: ISBN 0374103828
- 2001 Picador trade paperback: ISBN 0-312-42023-4
- 2001 Picador mass market paperback: ISBN 0-330-48611-X