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Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72
by Hunter S. Thompson
From the legendary journalist and creator of “Gonzo” journalism Hunter S. Thompson comes the bestselling critical look at Nixon and McGovern’s 1972 presidential election. Forty years after its original publication, Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail ’72 remains a cornerstone of American political journalism and one of the...
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Categories: Politics & Government
Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga: A Strange and Terrible Saga
by Hunter S. Thompson
Gonzo journalist and literary roustabout Hunter S. Thompson flies with the angels—Hell’s Angels, that is—in this short work of nonfiction.   “California, Labor Day weekend . . . early, with ocean fog still in the streets, outlaw motorcyclists wearing chains, shades and greasy Levis roll out from damp garages, all-night...
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Categories: Social Sciences
Songs of the Doomed (The Gonzo Papers Series)
by Hunter S. Thompson
First published in 1990, Songs of the Doomed is back in print -- by popular demand! In this third and most extraordinary volume of the Gonzo Papers, Dr. Hunter S. Thompson recalls high and hideous moments in his thirty years in the Passing Lane -- and no one is safe from his hilarious, remarkably astute social commentary. With...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History; Politics & Government; Social Sciences
Proud Highway: Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman, 1955-1967 (Gonzo Letters)
by Hunter S. Thompson
Here, for the first time, is the private and most intimate correspondence of one of America's most influential and incisive journalists--Hunter S. Thompson. In letters to a Who's Who of luminaries from Norman Mailer to Charles Kuralt, Tom Wolfe to Lyndon Johnson, William Styron to Joan Baez--not to mention his mother, the NRA, and a...
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Categories: Memoirs
Better Than Sex: Confessions of a Political Junkie (The Gonzo Papers series)
by Hunter S. Thompson
"Hunter S. Thompson is to drug-addled, stream-of-consciousness, psycho-political black humor what Forrest Gump is to idiot savants." --The Philadelphia Inquirer Since his 1972 trailblazing opus, Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail, Hunter S. Thompson has reported the election story in his truly inimitable, just-short-of-libel style....
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Politics & Government; Writing and Publishing
Kingdom of Fear: Loathsome Secrets of a Star-Crossed Child in the Final Days of the American Century
by Hunter S. Thompson
The Gonzo memoir from one of the most influential voices in American literature, Kingdom of Fear traces the course of Hunter S. Thompson’s life as a rebel—from a smart-mouthed Kentucky kid flaunting all authority to a convention-defying journalist who came to personify a wild fusion of fact, fiction, and mind-altering substances....
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Bestsellers; Bios & Memoirs of Leaders & Notable People; Historical Bios & Memoirs; Memoirs
Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone: The Essential Writing of Hunter S. Thompson
by Hunter S. Thompson, Jann Wenner
From the bestselling author of The Rum Diary and king of “Gonzo” journalism Hunter S. Thompson, comes the definitive collection of the journalist’s finest work from Rolling Stone . Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone showcases the roller-coaster of a career at the magazine that was his literary home. “Buy the ticket, take the...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Social Sciences
Screwjack: A Short Story
by Hunter S. Thompson
An almost unnaturally poignant love story from the father of “Gonzo” journalism and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Hunter S. Thompson. What makes the romantic short story Screwjack so touching, for all its queerness, is the aching melancholy in its depiction of the modern man's burden: that "we are doomed. Mama has gone off to...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Hey Rube: Blood Sport, the Bush Doctrine, and the Downward S
by Hunter S. Thompson
Sports, politics, and sex collide in Hunter S. Thompson’s wildly popular ESPN.com columns. From the author of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and father of “Gonzo” journalism comes Hey Rube . Insightful, incendiary, outrageously brilliant, such was the man who galvanized American journalism with his radical ideas and gonzo...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Sex & Erotica; All Sports & Outdoors; Contemporary Fiction
Ancient Gonzo Wisdom: Interviews with Hunter S. Thompson
by Anita Thompson
Bristling with inspired observations and wild anecdotes, this first collection offers a unique insight into the voice and mind of the inimitable Hunter S. Thompson, as recorded in the pages of Playboy , The Paris Review , Esquire , and elsewhere. Fearless and unsparing, the interviews detail some of the most storied episodes of...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Sex & Erotica; Writing and Publishing
Mescalito
by Hunter S. Thompson
Capturing the essence of Hunter S. Thompson’s “Gonzo” style, short story Mescalito details his dark and miserably comic first mescaline drug trip. First published in Songs of the Doomed, Mescalito suggests the nascent ideas and energy of Thompson’s seminal work on the ‘60s experience, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. "We...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Death of a Poet
by Hunter S. Thompson
Previously published in the short story collected Screwjack from legendary “Gonzo” writer Hunter S Thompson, “Death of a Poet” chronicles a doomed rendezvous in a Green Bay trailer park. The Packers have lost, and the author's friend―"a bad drinker and a junkie for mass hysteria"―has come unhinged. "Welcome to the night...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Rum Diary: Roman zum Film (German Edition)
by Hunter S. Thompson
Nach "Angst und Schrecken in Las Vegas" die nächste Kultverfilmung mit Johnny Depp Im Winter 1959 fliegt der dreißigjährige Amerikaner Paul Kemp nach Puerto Rico, um dort eine Stelle als Reporter anzutreten. Es folgt eine wilde Reise voll Sonne, Sex, Rum – und der Ahnung vom drohenden Untergang. Der lange verloren geglaubte erste...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
Angst und Schrecken in Las Vegas: Eine wilde Reise in das Herz des Amerikanischen Traumes (German Edition)
by Hunter S. Thompson
Ein journalistischer Auftrag, bei dem Raoul Duke von seinem Anwalt Dr. Gonzo begleitet wird, führt zu einem unglaublichen Trip, der eine ganze Generation geprägt hat. Mit Johnny Depp und Benicio Del Toro von Terry Gilliam kongenial verfilmt, bleibt Hunter S. Thompsons schonungslose Beschreibung des Drogenkonsums und der radikalen...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
Der Fluch des Lono (German Edition)
by Hunter S. Thompson
Endlich! Hunter S. Thompsons legendäres Meisterwerk jetzt in deutscher Sprache Hunter S. Thompson erhält den Auftrag, über den Honolulu-Marathon zu berichten: für ihn in erster Linie ein bezahlter Urlaub. Doch wie immer bei Thompson entwickelt sich die Reise zu einem durchgeknallten Trip, in den neben dem Marathon-Wahnsinn auch...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
Gonzo Generation: Das Beste der Gonzo-Papers (German Edition)
by Hunter S. Thompson
Die legendären Gonzo-Reportagen erstmals auf Deutsch Mit seinen Gonzo Papers wurde Hunter S. Thompson zu einem der bedeutendsten Schriftsteller Amerikas. Dieser einmalige Band versammelt jetzt erstmals die besten Reportagen und Artikel aus vier Jahrzehnten schonungslosem Journalismus. Ein absolutes Muss für alle Thompson-Fans! Mit...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
The Rum Diary: A Novel
by Hunter S. Thompson
Made into a major motion picture starring Johnny Depp, The Rum Diary —a national bestseller and New York Times Notable Book—is Hunter S. Thompson’s brilliant love story of jealousy, treachery, and violent lust in the Caribbean. Begun in 1959 by a twenty-two-year-old Hunter S. Thompson, The Rum Diary is a brilliantly tangled...
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Categories: Bestsellers; Classic Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
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