Biographies, Similar & Significant Mention

(S) Denotes Scholarly.

(1991) Hunter S. Thompson. (S) By William McKeen. Published by Twayne. Boston. A semi-scholarly book not aimed at the popular audience but adopted by them as a cult classic. If one may describe it as such. Hardcover only.

(1992) Fear and Loathing: The Strange and Terrible Saga of Hunter S. Thompson. By Paul Perry. Published by Thunder’s Mouth Press. Published in hardcover and paperback.

(1993) Hunter: The Strange and Savage Life of Hunter S. Thompson. By E. Jean Carroll. Published by Dutton. New York. Also published in UK. Hardcover, softcover and Kindle.

(1993) When The Going Gets Weird: The Twisted Life and Times of Hunter S. Thompson: A Very Unauthorized Biography. By Peter O. Whitmer. Published by Hyperion books. New York. Published in hardcover and paperback.

(1998) Gonzo The Art. By Ralph Steadman. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Available in hardcover and paperback.

(2003) The Red Shark. By Ralph Steadman. Published by Sylph Publications. 126 copies in total. 100 numbered and 26 lettered.

(2005) Here Lies Colorado. Fascinating Figures in Colorado History. By Richard E. Wood. Published by Farcountry Press. Softcover.

(2006) Driving Hunter Thompson. A SUNY Fredonia Memoir. By Ed Evans. Published by Minuteman. Softcover chapbook.

(2007) The Joke’s Over: Bruised Memories: Gonzo, Hunter S. Thompson and Me. By Ralph Steadman. Published by Harcourt. Available in hardcover, paperback and audio cassette.

(2007) Gonzo:The Life of Hunter S. Thompson: An Oral Biography. By Jann Wenner and Corey Seymour. Published by Little, Brown. New York. Available in hardcover, softcover and Kindle.

(2007) The Gonzo Way: A Celebration of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson. By Anita Thompson. Published by Fulcrum publishing. Aailable in hardcover, softcover and Kindle.

(2007) 9 ½ Years Behind the Green Door. A Mitchell Brothers Stripper Remembers Her Lover Artie Mitchell, Hunter S. Thompson and the Killing that Rocked San Francisco. By Simone Corday. Published by Mill City Press, Inc. Available in softcover and Kindle.

(2007) The Rolling Stone Interviews. Edited by Jann Wenner and Joe Levy. Published by Back Bay Books. Softcover.

(2008) The Kitchen Readings: Untold Stories of Hunter S. Thompson. By Bob Braudis and Michael Cleverly. Published by Harper Perennial. Available in softcover and Kindle.

(2008) Outlaw Journalist: The Life and Times of Hunter S. Thompson. By William McKeen. Published by W.W. Norton. New York. Also published in the UK and France. Published in both hardcover and softcover.

(2008) Conversations with Hunter S. Thompson. Edited by Beef Torrey and Kevin Simonson. Published by University Press of Mississippi. Hardcover and softcover.

(2009) Stories Done. Writings on the 1960s and it’s Discontents. By Mikal Gilmore. Published by Free press. Hardcover and softcover.

(2009) Ancient Gonzo Wisdom: Interviews With Hunter S. Thompson. Edited by Anita Thompson. Published by Da Capo Press. Available in hardcover and softcover.

(2009) Hunter S. Thompson. An Insider’s View of Deranged, Depraved, Drugged Out Brilliance. By Jay Cowan. Published by The Lyons Press. Available in hardcover and paperback.

(2009) Gonzo. A pictorial history of Hunter S. Thompson. Edited by Steve Crist. Published by Ammo Books. Available in hardcover and a special, limited edition (3000) large hardcover.

(2009) A Bomb in Every Issue: How the Short, Unruly Life of Ramparts Magazine Changed America. By Peter Richardson. Published by The New Press. The HST material in the book is brief but memorable: a fantastical visit to the Ramparts office, where Hinckle’s pet monkey got into his pills; the Chicago lunacy in 1968; and the Ramparts Wall Posters, an idea HST lifted for his campaign in Colorado.”

(2010) Dear Dr Thompson: Felony Murder, Hunter S. Thompson and the last Gonzo Campaign. By Matthew L. Moseley. Published by Ghost Road Press. Softcover.

(2010) A Letter to the Establishment: The Cautionary Tale of Hunter S. Thompson. By JC Andrijeski. Published by White Sun Press. Available in Kindle edition.

(2011) Mile Marker Zero: The Movable Feast of Key West. By William McKeen. Published by Crown. Available in hardcover, softcover and Kindle.

(2011) Gonzo Republic. Hunter S. Thompson’s America. (S) By William Stephenson. Published by Continuum. New York, London. Available in hardcover, softcover, Kindle.

(2011) Keep This Quiet: My Relationship with Hunter S. Thompson, Milton Klonsky and Jan Mensaert. By Margaret A. Harrell. Published by Saeculum University Press. Available in Kindle and softcover.

( Release set for April 2012) Gonzo. A Graphic Biography of Hunter S. Thompson. By Will Bingley. Illustrated by Anthony Hope-Smith. Published by Abrams ComicArts. Paperback.

( Release set for April 2012) Who Killed Hunter Thompson. By Warren Hinckle. Published by Last Gasp. More information to come.

(Release set for July 2012) The Participatory Journalism of Michael Herr, Norman Mailer, Hunter S. Thompson, and Joan Didion: Creating New Reporting Styles. (S) By Jason Mosser. Published by Edwin Mellen Press. Hardcover.

Magazines.

Stop Smiling Magazine. An Oral History Hunter S. Thompson. Issue number 22.

Gadfly magazine. Fear and Loathing. June 1998. Vol 2 Number 6.

Rolling Stone Magazine. Tributes Issue 970. March 24 2005.

Rolling Stone Magazine. Growing up Gonzo. Issue 1036. October 4 2007.

Compilation, format & synopsis © Martin Flynn 2012

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