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

This book is a satirical exploration of the interactions and contradictions between high society and radical politics in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The first part of the book focuses on a fundraising party for the Black Panthers hosted by a wealthy New York couple, examining the complex mix of guilt, fascination, and patronizing attitudes among the elite guests. The second part of the book delves into the dynamics of racial tension and bureaucracy in San Francisco, revealing how marginalized groups learned to manipulate the system for their own benefit.

The 2583rd greatest book of all time


Published
1970
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

If you're interested in seeing the ranking details on this book go here

This book is on the following lists: