AMFM Magazine Interview: “The ‘Hell’s Angels’ Letters”

    INTERVIEW AMFM Magazine: The Voice of the Artist Margaret, the new book is published, THE HELL’S ANGELS LETTERS: HUNTER S. THOMPSON, MARGARET HARRELL AND THE MAKING OF AN AMERICAN CLASSIC. Grant Goodwine, a protégé of Ralph Steadman, did the cover artwork. Could you tell us about this? How did the whole project come about? Margaret Harrell: It was a series of coincidences—or unlikely events—from start to finish, beginning with the existence of the letters themselve...
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Hear, hear: I was not in The Proud Highway – plus how copy editing/line editing worked then: the insider scoop

I’m glad to have the occasion to make these corrections now, while I’m alive. Earlier, I was correcting cemented errors in Hunter’s history. But now I realize there's an opening for a brand-new 0ne. I suppose it's logical. That's why I want to get ahead of it, before it sweeps the Gonzo world, as other rumors have. The correction is that, contrary to logic, I am NOT in The Proud Highway, Hunter's first book of letters. That's right. It's not me. Not in the Bal-Random combo, as Hunt...
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Christmas Brainstorm – The Hell’s Angels Letters – buy it personally signed

For the Gonzo aficionado, A Christmas Favorite - The Hell's Angels Letters, Order HERE If you would like it personally signed, contact me.  It's easy and will be a marvelous  Christmas touch. Below are some reactions to The Hell's Angels Letters followed by photos related to the book and me. Cover: Grant Goodwine. For collectors, looking far into the future, there is a limited edition of 120 (at $120). For the high-end coffee table edition ($60, 297 pages, many in color), you can't go wrong, ...
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FINAL YOUTUBE LINKS – July 16-18 – The Hell’s Angels Letters LAUNCH & FESTIVAL

The hard cover of The Hell's Angels Letters: Hunter S. Thompson, Margaret Harrell and the Making of an American Classic now joins the high-end paperback and e-book, ready to order at Norfolk Press. Below are the updated, final (corrected) public links to all the Launch events July 16-18. The San Francisco Launch turned into a FESTIVAL. Margaret A. Harrell Interview by David Streitfeld Panel with Peter Richardson, William McKeen, Dr. Rory Patrick Feehan and David Streitfeld The State ...
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My Escape! Nicole Flemming – Afghanistan inside look

    On Amazon , this incredible book will take you inside what it's like to be a female child in the rural areas of this country. And what awaits the females there as Western troops leave, with most of us not really aware what that means. Read Nicole's uplifting account. She lived it. Horrifically but inspiringly, she opts to come out on the positive side. I had the honor to edit it, so I know every word, every shock, every choice to be happy regardless, is accurate. A bru...
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Editing Services

Get the same quality editing as Hunter S. Thompson in Hell’s Angels. Hunter often said [Margaret] was the best editor he ever worked with and they were close friends—William McKeen, author of Outlaw Journalist I have been an editor for decades. I get very absorbed in it. Each work is personal and receives my undivided attention. In my days at Random House I copyedited  or was assistant editor on some New York Times best sellers; some were reviewed on the front cover of the Times Sunday book r...
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Photos – Highlights – The Hell’s Angels Letters FESTIVAL – A Christmas Bonanza Gift

Above: Grant Goodwine - Hunter on the Coast Highway One of many images at the Canessa Gallery exhibit - one of the best. The festival took us back to where it all began, the letters Hunter wrote FROM a tiny apartment in San Francisco in 1966 and after have returned to their original home in coffeetable book form. Join us as we celebrate. Also, this is the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. And the book that started it all, Hell's Angels,  had it fift...
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LAUNCH Details – July 16-18 – The Hells Angels LIMITED EDITION – San Francisco and streaming

Canessa Gallery  - click to see the beautiful interior Limited Edition of 125 The Hell's Angels Letters: Hunter S. Thomson, Margaret Harrell and the Making of an American Classic The month of July in the Canessa Gallery, San Francisco MAIN EVENTS—Pacific Coast Time: Friday evening, July 16—7 p.m. A 20-minute Zoom talk by Tim Denevi discussing Hunter's development and growth as a writer during the time he wrote the Hell's Angels article and the book. Followed by 15–30 minutes of L...
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Hunter Thompson at Canessa Gallery San Francisco July 2021

Canessa Gallery which recently celebrated its 50th birthday, is hosting the Launch of the hard cover deluxe edition of The Hell's Angels Letters: Hunter S. Thompson, Margaret Harrell and the Making of an American Classic all during the month of July! Coming soon! If you are in San Francisco, drop by and see the exhibit. The live events I will participate in, and Ron Whitehead and Grant Goodwine will occur during the week of July 15 - 19, with a grand crescendo, I expect, on July 18, Hunter's ...
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The Silver Woman of Fire

Elizabeth Upton has mastered the art of simplicity and peace. She inspires us, in a sentence, to stop and reflect, slow down, take a deep breath, be Present. In this book, Elizabeth Upton has written a collection of insights that are simple and profound. They lead the reader to stop and ponder, sit and reflect. “Being Real,” “Life Needs Fixing,” and “Bored to Death,” among other chapters, tell us “It is always time to Gather Your Nerve and Live.” She says: “Listen and pause to the life of you...
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