From Bauhaus to Our House (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, Nov 24, 2009 - Architecture - 128 pages
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Tom Wolfe, "America's most skillful satirist" (The Atlantic Monthly), examines the strange saga of American architecture in this sequel to The Painted Word.

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Review: From Bauhaus to Our House

User Review  - Monica Spencer - Goodreads

As someone who formerly attended a modernist architecture school, I have a certain fondness for that era in history. Rather than building massive testaments to God or rehashing yet another version of ... Read full review

Review: From Bauhaus to Our House

User Review  - Anni - Goodreads

Finally did my long-since overdue compulsory reading about Tom Wolfe's approach to 20th century architecture. Wolfe's good but a tad too loud and outdated from the 21st century standpoint. Has a definite place on the shelf of seminal books, though. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

TOM WOLFE is the author of a dozen books, among them such contemporary classics as The Bonfire of the Vanities, The Right Stuff, and I Am Charlotte Simmons. He lives in New York City.

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