Tom Wolfe, author of Bonfire of the Vanities, has passed away.
The New York Times reports that Wolfe died in a New York City hospital on Monday, May 14, 2018. Wolfe had been hospitalized with an infection. However, at the time of this writing, no further details about the circumstances surrounding his death have been released (via Entertainment Weekly).
As noted by Page Six, Wolfe had first made a name for himself