10 Questions for Tom Wolfe

The '60s classic The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test celebrates its 40th anniversary. Tom Wolfe will now take your questions

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Tom Wolfe

Will you ever return to nonfiction? Jeff Lewis, ADA, MICH.

I'm working on a book called Back to Blood. It's a novel set in Miami, and much of it has to do with immigration. But if I could have found one real story, I would have done it. I still believe nonfiction is the most important literature to come out of the second half of the 20th century. Nonfiction is never going to die.

What are your feelings on the current state of fiction? Andrew Herold, JOHANNESBURG

There's so little of it now that it's pathetic, and it's pathetic all over....

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