Gonzo Journalism

Gonzo Journalism books. An experimental journalism style, featuring the author as protagonist. Sometimes blends fact with fiction. Heavily influenced the creative non-fiction genre.


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All the President’s Men & Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail

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Contemporary

I often read as much about American politics as I do about the politics about my own country. Though it feels like I’m on the outside looking in when I read books like this, it to some extent feels closer than is comfortable as well.


Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas


Contemporary

On the surface, he’s travelling with his attorney and a trunk full of drugs in order to document a racing event and later on to attend a convention for law enforcement on drugs and drug culture. Below the surface, it’s a journey to figure out the purpose of journalism, idealism, and its role in the shifting tide of American culture. This is a review of Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.