Go Advanced Search
          

Tom Wolfe on the South

//-->

Free Resource (#566) - May 22nd, 2008
Today's Free Resource

Tom Wolfe: What's Southern Today?

In this streaming video offered by C-SPAN through FORA.tv, author Tom Wolfe talks about the South as it is today. He provides observations about going to a NASCAR event, the origins of the term redneck, and the history of the right to own a gun in the South. Wolfe also fields questions from the audience about his career and he lets us know what he's reading now. This entertaining hour-long video is available on FORA.tv.

Tom Wolfe: What's Southern Today?

If You Like This Title You Might Also Like...

I Am Charlotte Simmons

Dupont University: the Olympian halls of learning housing the cream of America's youth, the roseate Gothic spires and manicured lawns suffused with tradition....Or so it appears to beautiful, brilliant Charlotte Simmons, a sheltered freshman from North Carolina, who has come here on full scholarship. But Charlotte soon learns, to her mounting dismay, that for the upper-crust coeds of Dupont, sex, Cool, and kegs trump academic achievement every time. As Charlotte encounters Dupont's privileged elite, her roommate, Beverly, a fleshy, Groton-educated Brahmin in lusty pursuit of lacrosse players; Jojo Johanssen, the only white starting player on Dupont's god-like basketball team, whose position is threatened by a hotshot black freshman from the projects; the Young Turn of Saint Ray fraternity, Hoyt Thorpe, whose heady sense of entitlement and social domination is clinched by his accidental brawl with a bodyguard for the governor of California; and Adam Geller, one of the Millennial Mutants who run the university's "independent" newspaper and who consider themselves the last bastion of intellectual endeavor on the sex-crazed, jock-obsessed campus, she gains a new, revelatory sense of her own power, that of her difference and of her very innocence, but little does she realize that she will act as a catalyst in all of their lives. With his signature eye for detail, Tom Wolfe draws on extensive observation of campuses across the country to immortalize college life in the '00s. I Am Charlotte Simmons is the much-anticipated triumph of America's master chronicler.

Listen to a free sample of: I Am Charlotte Simmons

3000 TeachOutLoud Titles
       Sponsored Section  

Our TeachOutLoud 3000 Special

Over 3000 educational titles have now been published through our self-publishing TeachOutLoud service! Thanks to all the great authors and publishers who've added their audio content over the years. It's been almost a year since we last featured the best new titles published on TeachOutLoud, so we're devoting our whole newsletter to these great new titles separating them out by premium audio downloads to purchase, free audio downloads, and podcasts.

Browse over 3000 educational titles have now been published through our self-publishing TeachOutLoud service. You can browse all the titles right here:

Browse All TeachOutLoud Offerings

And we've created a blog highlighting audio downloads and podcasts added through TeachOutLoud in the past year:

Our TeachOutLoud 3000 Special

Elsewhere on LearnOutLoud.com...

Run out of good stuff to listen to? Check out LearnOutLoud.com's Audiobook Outlet where all title are less than $20! Here you can browse titles by category that are Under $5.00, Under $10.00, Under $15.00, and Under $20.00. Find the next thing you're going to listen to in the LearnOutLoud.com Outlet:

www.learnoutloud.com/Outlet

Contact Information
email: emagazine@learnoutloud.com
phone: 1-800-550-6070
web: http://www.learnoutloud.com