Wolfe's agent Lynn Nesbit confirmed to the Associated Press that Wolfe died of an infection in a New York City hospital.
The New York Post reports that Wolfe, who began working as a journalist for the New York Herald Tribune in 1962, was known for being one of the first journalists to apply literary techniques to their work, a style that was coined New Journalism. The writer pioneered New Journalism, a 1960s and 1970s literary movement characterized by colorful longform pieces written in a subjective voice.
Turkey will help the Palestinians to judge Israel in the Hague
The report adds that Hamas leaders were warned that Egypt considers the blood of Palestinians killed in Gaza "on their hands". The Arab League also called for an worldwide investigation into the killings at an emergency meeting in Cairo on Thursday.
Wolfe covered a range of topics in his prose, from Ken Kesey and the Beat Generation in the 1968 nonfiction book "The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test" to Cuban immigrants in Miami in 2012 novel "Back to Blood". In 1987, Wolfe published "The Bonfire of the Vanities", a novel that also later became a film. He laughed about his trademark "feistiness" in the book to CBS News and said, "Well, I just try to bring truth".
Wolfe became a major figure in the NY social scene, identified with his distinct personal style - typified by a white, 3-piece suit.
Nokia X6 is the company's first phone with a notch
Availability outside China is still unknown, but we can expect it to reach other markets where there's Nokia's market presence. The device will go on sale in China on 21st May and will be priced starting CNY1,299 ($204) and going up to CNY1,699 ($266).
In 2016, he told London's Telegraph: "I think young people today probably look back on that period in the sixties in much the same way as I look back on the 1890s, but it was a very wild time". It was made into a film in 1983 that lost money at the box office - perhaps due to its more than three-hour run time - but was a critical and Oscar-winning hit that was included in the Library of Congress' National Film Registry five years ago.
Author and journalist Tom Wolfe has died, aged 88.
Officer being called hero after stopping Dixon school shooter
Earlier in the day, City Manager Danny Langloss said students were gathered at the gym for graduation practice. Dixon High has been evacuated, and all Dixon schools are on lockdown while the investigation proceeds.