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Tom Wolfe's next book, "Back to Blood," will be published by Little, Brown in 2009. (Not Farrar, Straus & Giroux, the firm he's been with for 40 years!) The book covers Wolfe's usual bases: "class, family, wealth, race, crime, sex, corruption, and ambition in Miami, the city where America's future has arrived first," says the press release. (Dear Tom: you wanted to set the stage for the future in a super-stratified city of dizzying wealth, grinding poverty, and a vast illegal underclass, and you picked MIAMI?)