Radical Chic and Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers by Tom Wolfe

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Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers was a 1970 book by Tom Wolfe. The book, Wolfe's fourth, is composed of two articles by Wolfe, "These Radical Chic Evenings," first published in June of 1970 in New York magazine, about a gathering Leonard Bernstein held for the Black Panther Party and "Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers," about the response of many minorities to San Francisco's poverty programs. Both essays looked at the conflict between black rage and white guilt.

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The 286th greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 35th on The 100 Best Non-Fiction Books of the Century (National Review)

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