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the-Worst supporting actress: The Bonfire of the Vanities (1991)
May 14: Author Tom Wolfe, acerbic chronicler of American society known for titles such as The Bonfire of the Vanities", died aged 88 in the hospital where he was being treated for an infection.
Sadly, this bonfire of the vanities has to happen for the brand to survive - nobody will spend PS1400 on a Burberry mac when you can get one in the market for PS20.
Also fingered as a suspect is Enrique, who finds, like Sherman McCoy in The Bonfire of the Vanities, that wealth is unreliable protector once political expediency kicks in.
Roth's death follows that of Bonfire Of The Vanities author Tom Wolfe, who died on May 14 at the age of 88.
Probably, the two most famous were "The Right Stuff" and "The Bonfire of the Vanities." Personally, my favorite book was "The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test," an American classic.
He ended up writing one himself: The Bonfire of the Vanities. His work broke countless rules, but was grounded in old-school journalism, in an obsessive attention to detail that began with his first reporting job and endured for decades.
* "The Bonfire of the Vanities" and "The Right Stuff" author Tom Wolfe, who died at age 88, was a rule breaker and traditionalist and a man of other contradictions.
Tom Wolfe, author of The Right Stuff and Bonfire of the Vanities, has died at the age of 87, his agent has said.
This would make a good 1980s-themed book pairing with The Bonfire of the Vanities, the Financial Times critic noted.