Books

Recommended Reading


Here are my books. Click on a title to learn more and to order.

Everybody Had an Ocean, a nonfiction narrative, 2017
Too Old to Die Young, a collection, 2015
Homegrown in Florida, an anthology, 2012
Mile Marker Zero, a nonfiction narrative, 2011
Outlaw Journalist, a biography, 2008
Highway 61, a memoir, 2003
Rock and Roll is Here to Stay, an anthology, 2000
Literary Journalism: A Reader, 2000
Tom Wolfe, a critical biography, 1995
Bob Dylan: A Bio-Bibliography, 1993
Hunter S. Thompson, a critical biography, 1991
The Beatles: A Bio-Bibliography, 1989
The American Story, an anthology, 1975

As editor:
Literary Journalism Studies
, 2012
(special book-length issue devoted to Hunter S. Thompson)

As contributor:
Dylan: Disc-By-Disc, 
an anthology, 2015
Journalism for the Curious, 2015
Hunter’s Gonzoville, a
 collection, 2014
Pilgrim in the Land of Alligators, an anthology, 2008
Whole Lotta Led Zeppelin
, a history, 2008
The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives, a yearbook, 2006
Orange Journalism
, a history, 2003
Kingdom of Fear, a memoir, 2003
The World Book Encyclopedia, 2003 —
The Encyclopedia of U.S. Popular Culture, 2001
Songs of the Doomed, a memoir, 1991
The Biographical Dictionary of American Journalism
, 1989
The Encyclopedia of American Humorists
, 1988
Springboard to Journalism
, 1985