- Unknown Binding
- Publisher: Penguin Books
- ISBN-10: 0149052103
- ISBN-13: 978-0149052108
- Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars See all reviews (87 customer reviews)
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Oh enough BS!
HST forces you to at least briefly glimpse at this serious topic in this book by getting you to enj oy doing so through his humorous and frenzied writing style.
It's true, there are lots of parts of this book that can be found in other books, but this is still the best HST book I've read.
It's a wonderful study of gonzo writing when reading Hunter S. Thompson. I used to not want to read his writing because his lifestyle made me uncomfortable, but when I approach... Read morePublished 22 days ago by shoeshopper
this is the best.............if you want to REALLY understand journalism read this and all the rest of his books....fear and loathing at its best!Published 2 months ago by matthew murphy
If I'd have been told pages 185 and 186 had been cut out of the book, I would have chosen a different one. I think that was probably a simple oversight on the part of the seller. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ron
I've loved the madness of HST, ever since I read Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas as a teen. Heady stuff then. Even more so now. Well worth a read.Published 3 months ago by Charlie Blower
Hunter writes a stunning review of life in US with heightened security and dangers to our freedoms. Must read for everyone, student and average citizen. Read morePublished 3 months ago by madmaeve
When I say typical Hunter Thompson I mean very well written but all over the place, it's supposed to be an autobiography but the order of events is very confusing. Read morePublished 3 months ago by chuck
I thought the author was trying too hard to be "cool" as he described his life experiences. I would not recommend this book as it contained much too much gratuitous foul... Read morePublished 3 months ago by @Guskjolen
Have always enjoyed his loony adventures. Some great anecdotes in here with his usual biting observations of what's wrong with the world. Read morePublished 3 months ago by bbrio
This was the first HST book I read, and I felt it gave me an incredible introduction into the life he had. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Michael Sewall