Hunter S. Thompson was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. His books include Hell's Angels, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72 and Kingdom of Fear. He died in February 2005.
Angry, prophetic, full of vitality and enormously funny [Praise for
Kingdom of Fear] * Guardian *
Absolutely brilliant ... Hunter S. Thompson has more fire and righteous outrage than most journalists half his age. Hard truths about America conveyed with tremendous wit [Praise for Kingdom of Fear] -- Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation
The fear and loathing have never seemed more apt ... he's still raging against the machine [Praise for Kingdom of Fear] * Literary Review *
Fantastic ... I don't think anyone else in print has called George Bush a whore beast [Praise for Kingdom of Fear] * Newsnight Review *