Author Tom Wolfe discusses his latest novel, Back to Blood

Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Tom Wolfe is the author of numerous bestselling works of fiction and non-fiction.

This week on Uncommon Knowledge, author Tom Wolfe discusses the ideas and inspirations for Back to Blood, a story of decadence and the new America. In the book, Wolfe paints a story of a decaying culture enduring constant uncertainty. Heroes are spurned and abused, and values are dissolving; yet the message seems to be to stick with the good values. (47:32)

Recorded on Thursday, June 20, 2013