Author Tom Wolfe poses with then-president George W. Bush, and first lady Laura Bush during the National Endowment for the Arts National Medal Awards ceremony at Constitution Hall in Washington in 2002, where Wolfe was a recipient of the National Humanities Medal. Photo: AP 

Want to better understand Donald Trump’s presidency? Read Tom Wolfe

Niall Ferguson says the novels of Tom Wolfe clearly explain the climate that created the US president, while the author also understood Trump’s underappreciated political genius

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Author Tom Wolfe poses with then-president George W. Bush, and first lady Laura Bush during the National Endowment for the Arts National Medal Awards ceremony at Constitution Hall in Washington in 2002, where Wolfe was a recipient of the National Humanities Medal. Photo: AP 
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