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Tom Wolfe's The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test ushered in an era of New Journalism, "An American classic" (Newsweek) that defined a generation. "An astonishing book" (The New York Times Book Review) and an unflinching portrait of Ken Kesey, his Merry Pranksters, LSD, and the 1960s.
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Tom Wolfe is the author of a dozen books, among them such contemporary classics as The Bonfire of the Vanities, The Right Stuff, and I Am Charlotte Simmons. He lives in New York City.

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"Tom Wolfe is a groove and a gas. Everyone should send him money and other fine things. Hats off to Tom Wolfe!" --Terry Southern"The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test is not simply the best book on the hippies, it is the essential book . . . the pushing, ballooning heart of the matter . . . Vibrating dazzle!" --The New York Times"Some consider Mailer our greatest journalist; my candidate is Wolfe." --Studs Terkel, Book Week"A Day-Glo book, illuminating, merry, surreal!" --The Washington Post"Electrifying." --San Francisco Chronicle"An amazing book . . . A book that definitely gives Wolfe the edge on the nonfiction novel." --The Village Voice"Among journalists, Wolfe is a genuine poet; what makes him so good is his ability to get inside, to not merely describe (although he is a superb reporter), but to get under the skin of a phenomenon and transmit its metabolic rhythm." --Newsweek Tom Wolfe is a groove and a gas. Everyone should send him money and other fine things. Hats off to Tom Wolfe! Terry Southern The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test is not simply the best book on the hippies, it is the essential book . . . the pushing, ballooning heart of the matter . . . Vibrating dazzle! The New York Times Some consider Mailer our greatest journalist; my candidate is Wolfe. Studs Terkel, Book Week A Day-Glo book, illuminating, merry, surreal! The Washington Post Electrifying. San Francisco Chronicle An amazing book . . . A book that definitely gives Wolfe the edge on the nonfiction novel. The Village Voice Among journalists, Wolfe is a genuine poet; what makes him so good is his ability to get inside, to not merely describe (although he is a superb reporter), but to get under the skin of a phenomenon and transmit its metabolic rhythm. Newsweek" Tom Wolfe is a groove and a gas. Everyone should send him money and other fine things. Hats off to Tom Wolfe! "Terry Southern" "The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test "is not simply the best book on the hippies, it is the essential book . . . the pushing, ballooning heart of the matter . . . Vibrating dazzle! "The New York Times" Some consider Mailer our greatest journalist; my candidate is Wolfe. "Studs Terkel, Book Week" A Day-Glo book, illuminating, merry, surreal! "The Washington Post" Electrifying. "San Francisco Chronicle" An amazing book . . . A book that definitely gives Wolfe the edge on the nonfiction novel. "The Village Voice" Among journalists, Wolfe is a genuine poet; what makes him so good is his ability to get inside, to not merely describe (although he is a superb reporter), but to get under the skin of a phenomenon and transmit its metabolic rhythm. "Newsweek"" "Tom Wolfe is a groove and a gas. Everyone should send him money and other fine things. Hats off to Tom Wolfe!"--Terry Southern ""The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test "is not simply the best book on the hippies, it is the essential book . . . the pushing, ballooning heart of the matter . . . Vibrating dazzle!"--"The New York Times ""Some consider Mailer our greatest journalist; my candidate is Wolfe."--Studs Terkel, "Book Week ""A Day-Glo book, illuminating, merry, surreal!"--"The Washington Post ""Electrifying."--"San Francisco Chronicle ""An amazing book . . . A book that definitely gives Wolfe the edge on the nonfiction novel."--"The Village Voice ""Among journalists, Wolfe is a genuine poet; what makes him so good is his ability to get inside, to not merely describe (although he is a superb reporter), but to get under the skin of a phenomenon and transmit its metabolic rhythm."--"Newsweek" "Tom Wolfe is a groove and a gas. Everyone should send him money and other fine things. Hats off to Tom Wolfe!"--Terry Southern ""The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test "is not simply the best book on the hippies, it is the essential book . . . the pushing, ballooning heart of the matter . . . Vibrating dazzle!"--"The New York Times ""Some consider Mailer our greatest journalist; my candidate is Wolfe."--Studs Terkel, "Book Week ""A Day-Glo book, illuminating, merry, surreal!"--"The Washington Post ""Electrifying."--"San Francisco Chronicle ""An amazing book . . . A book that definitely gives Wolfe the edge on the nonfiction novel."--"The Village Voice ""Among journalists, Wolfe is a genuine poet; what makes him so good is his ability to get inside, to not merely describe (although he is a superb reporter), but to get under the skin of a phenomenon and transmit its metabolic rhythm."--"Newsweek" "An amazing book...A book that definitely gives Wolfe the edge on the non-fiction novel".-- The Village Voice

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