Books

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

As author or (*) editor
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 contributor
Gonzology: A Hunter S. Thompson Bibliography, 2018
Hunter S. Thompson: The Last Interview
, a collection, 2018
Fear and Loathing Worldwide, an anthology, 2018
Contemporary American Literature in Context, a reference, 2018
Dylan: Disc-By-Disc, 
 an anthology, 2015
Journalism for the Curious, a reference, 2015
Hunter’s Gonzoville, a
 collection, 2014
The Cozumel Diary, a remembrance, 2013
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 —2017
The Guide to United States Popular Culture, a reference, 2001
Songs of the Doomed, a memoir, 1991
Biographical Dictionary of American Journalism
,  1989
The Encyclopedia of American Humorists
, 1988
Springboard to Journalism
, a guidebook for teachers, 1985


As journal editor
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas + 40
A special issue of Literary Journalism Studies, the journal of the International Association for Literary Journalism Studies, 2012