• In this July 26, 2016 photo, American author and journalist Tom Wolfe, Jr. appears in his living room during an interview about his latest book, "The Kingdom of Speech," in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    Tom Wolfe talks Darwin, Chomsky and human speech

    NEW YORK (AP) — After satirizing everything from “radical chic” to 20th century architecture, Tom Wolfe is now mining the mystery of language and the reputation of the most influential linguist of our time, Noam Chomsky.