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The New Journalism by Tom Wolfe
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The New Journalism

by Tom Wolfe (Editor), E. W. Johnson (Editor)

Other authors: Truman Capote (Contributor), Robert Christgau (Contributor), Joan Didion (Contributor), John Gregory Dunne (Contributor), Joe Eszterhas (Contributor)15 more, Barbara Goldsmith (Contributor), Richard Goldstein (Contributor), Michael Herr (Contributor), Norman Mailer (Contributor), Joe McGinniss (Contributor), James Mills (Contributor), George Plimpton (Contributor), Rex Reed (Contributor), John Sack (Contributor), Adam Smith (Contributor), Gay Talese (Contributor), Hunter S. Thompson (Contributor), Nicholas Tomalin (Contributor), Garry Wills (Contributor), Tom Wolfe (Contributor)

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Investigative journalist Nick Davies has chosen to discuss Tom Wolfe's The New Journalism, on FiveBooks as one of the top five on his subject - Investigative Journalism, saying that: 



“When this was first published, news writing was written in a very strict, often quite staid style. New Journalism used a range of literary techniques commonplace in fiction, for example the use of dialogue or first-hand narrative. At that time they were virtually unheard of in news writing. Tom Wolfe wrote an essay laying out this new type of writing at the beginning of his anthology, and the writing he included in the book embodied the style of the movement.  You have to do a huge amount of research to be able to justify writing like this. It puts great emphasis on truthfulness.”

The full interview is available here: http://five-books.com/interviews/nick-davies ( )
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Wolfe, TomEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Johnson, E. W.Editormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Capote, TrumanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Christgau, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Didion, JoanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dunne, John GregoryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Eszterhas, JoeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Goldsmith, BarbaraContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Goldstein, RichardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Herr, MichaelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mailer, NormanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McGinniss, JoeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mills, JamesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Plimpton, GeorgeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Reed, RexContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sack, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Smith, AdamContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Talese, GayContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Thompson, Hunter S.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tomalin, NicholasContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wills, GarryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wolfe, TomContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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