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The Bonfire of the Vanities - Tom Wolfe, Joe Barrett
The Bonfire of the Vanities
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5.00 10
Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9781433288487 (1433288486)
Publisher: Findaway World
Minutes: 31
Edition language: English
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Carpe Librum
Carpe Librum rated it
0.0 The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe
DNF I listened to a couple of chapters and wasn't interested. The annoying narrator did not help. There is no way I could listen to hours of this.
shell pebble
shell pebble rated it
4.0 Against the idea of host culture
At the time I read this book I was very ignorant about the politics of race in the USA, and reading it introduced me to my whiteness; it thoroughly decentred me and I never thought of myself as the universal again. Subsequently I tried to read some of Wolfe's work on politics and architecture and I ...
Sparrow rated it
I hope Tom Wolfe has gotten so laid because of this book. I hope women have put down this book, thrown on some lingerie, and walked over to his apartment – unless Wolfe is gay, in which case, I hope men have done the lingerie thing. I hope women (or men) invented a time machine to travel back in t...
nouveau rated it
5.0 The Bonfire of the Vanities
this is a great work! I used to live in a Park Avenue apartment like Sherman McCoy and I can report, this is exactly how it is. when you're sitting up there in your aerie's nest up in the clouds and all those filthy city people are demonstrating 50 stories below, believe me nothing feels better than...
Batgrl: Bookish Hooha
Batgrl: Bookish Hooha rated it
This is one I remember reading with a reading group yet have only the vaguest memories of the actual contents of the book.
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