Tom Wolfe

Miami Vise

A Cuban-American cop gets caught in a web of allegiances.

Dec 3, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 12 • By BRIAN MURRAY

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The Wells Machine

A novelist reimagines a novelist’s progress.

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Lord of the Ring

Rediscovering the author of "Million Dollar Baby."

Oct 17, 2005, Vol. 11, No. 05

The Best Years of Our Lives

When did critics start yearning to return to the life of the 1950s?

Feb 7, 2005, Vol. 10, No. 20

What's It All About?

The director and stars of the new Alfie miss what the book was trying to do.

Nov 22, 2004, Vol. 10, No. 10

Making Copies

How the Xerox machine changed the world.

Sep 20, 2004, Vol. 10, No. 02

Bare Nekkid Ladies

Hugh Hefner and the mainstreaming of pornography.

Aug 2, 2004, Vol. 9, No. 44

Aldous Huxley's World

The satirist as mystic.

Sep 15, 2003, Vol. 9, No. 01

For the Madding Crowd

The rise of the bestselling novel.

Dec 30, 2002, Vol. 8, No. 16

Fawlty Humour

The limits of British satire.

Sep 30, 2002, Vol. 8, No. 03

Fight Night

Bad boxing makes good movies.

Jun 10, 2002, Vol. 7, No. 38

A Small Legacy

The revival of Sybille Bedford.

Apr 22, 2002, Vol. 7, No. 31

John Ford's Ireland

Why The Quiet Man is always good

Mar 26, 2001, Vol. 6, No. 27

Hut! Hut!

Hollywood!

Jan 29, 2001, Vol. 6, No. 19

Valley of the Dahls

The misanthropic stories of Roald the Rotten

Jan 15, 2001, Vol. 6, No. 17

The Knox Family

Whether writing fiction or a biography of her uncles, Penelope Fitzgerald was superb

Dec 4, 2000, Vol. 6, No. 12

Rise and Fall

The meteoric career of Preston Sturges

Feb 7, 2000, Vol. 5, No. 20

Advertisements for Themselves

Commercials in a Postmodern Age

Nov 15, 1999, Vol. 5, No. 09

Future Perfect

H. G. Wells and the history of things to come

May 17, 1999, Vol. 4, No. 33

LORD OF THE RING

David Remnick's Muhammad Ali

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INNOCENTS ABROAD

Europe on Five Dollars a Day

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