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Journalist, author Tom Wolfe dies at 88

Tom Wolfe at a 2015 party in NYC. Photo: Mireya Acierto/Getty Images

Tom Wolfe, a journalist and novelist who pioneered the "New Journalism" movement in the 1960s, died yesterday, age 88, after being hospitalized for an infection, the New York Times reports.

Go deeper with the Times' full obituary.