talk & booksigning for "The Gonzo Way: A Celebration of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson"
Monday, August 6 at 7 pm
Tom Wolfe once described Hunter S. Thompson as the finest comic writer of the 20th century. Thompson was this and more, an apt observer of the American scene, the founding father of “Gonzo journalism,” and an inspiration to many. Anita Thompson new book, "The Gonzo Way: A Celebration of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson," explores the legacy of her late husband as a writer and as a citizen, through her own words and through interviews with those who knew him best.
Anita Thompson began working as Hunter's Thompson’s assistant in 1999. In 2000, she moved in and three years later they were married. Today, she is the publisher of a magazine called The Woody Creeker. Anita Thompson lives in the town of Woody Creek outside of Aspen, Colorado where she is also helping edit Hunter's book "Polo Is My Life."