Vinciguerra was editor of Conversations with Elie Wiesel
(Schocken, 2001) and Backward Ran Sentences: The Best of Wolcott Gibbs from The New Yorker
(Bloomsbury, 2011). Pulitzer Prize
-winning book critic Jonathan Yardley
of The Washington Post
selected Backward Ran Sentences
as one of his 11 best books of 2011.
In November 2015, he published the original volume Cast of Characters: Wolcott Gibbs, E.B. White, James Thurber and the Golden Age of the New Yorker
), which chronicles the early years of the New Yorker
He appeared on the History Channel
, Fox News
, John Batchelor Show, and the Leonard Lopate
Show, among other venues. 
Thomas Vinciguerra died at the age of 57 on February 22, 2021.
Ronald Wilmer, Columbia Class of 1986, wrote:
Tom, who was a graduate of Columbia College, the Journalism School and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, was a valued member of the Columbia community. He frequently contributed to Columbia Magazine
and Columbia College Today
... Late last year, Columbia University Press published Tom’s last book: an anthology, which he edited, called A Community of Scholars: Seventy-Five Years of The University Seminars at Columbia.
It’s a fitting final work for a writer who earned three degrees at Columbia.
Audere magazine remembered Vinciguerra as "Embracing his Weird":
Vinciguerra’s writing talents were spectacular and effortless, but he veered to the obscure. During his college years, at Columbia, he enthusiastically revived the long-dead "Philolexian" debating society, which thanks to his enthusiastic, not entirely un-weird efforts, survives to this day. Indeed, Vinciguerra embraced his own weirdness without apology. When Time
Magazine published an anonymous photograph of him during the 1980s and called him a "trekkie," he sternly wrote wrote them a correction: he was a "trekker," he insisted, not a "trekkie," a distinction that only a trekkie could possibly have known.
A Community of Scholars: Seventy-Five Years of The University Seminars at Columbia
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