Tom Wolfe Takes on the Developers

Peter Coy

Tom Wolfe is rarely at a loss for words. This past Sunday, the dapper novelist (Bonfire of the Vanities, A Man in Full, etc., etc.) and preservationist issued a 3,644-word manifesto in the New York Times against a plan by German developer Aby Rosen to construct a 30-story building on Madison Avenue on Manhattan's East Side. Here's a snippet of Wolfe's prose:

Tom Wolfe Takes on the Developers

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