Hall of Fame editor Terry McDonell reveals the inspiration behind his new memoir about writing and the writers he’s worked with—from Hunter S. Thompson to George Plimpton—and why to find your voice, “you just have to let it rip sometimes Whether you are a writer or a journalist or an editor of either one, when you look in the mirror you should think tireless or dogged or maybe even a […]
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Muhammad Ali was the greatest boxer of all-time, and he also inspired some of the best sports writing ever, from the likes of Norman Mailer, Hunter S. Thompson, and George Plimpton. Some of the best pieces about Ali aren't available...
The classic 1974 Ali-Foreman fight in Zaire attracted, among other things, famous writers like Norman Mailer and George Plimpton and even ol’ Hunter Thompson. But while Mailer and Plimpton and the rest of the world marveled at Ali’s...
The legendary magazine editor and author of the new memoir, The Accidental Life shares his experiences working with the likes of Hunter S. Thompson, Jim Harrison, and Jimmy Buffett.
Mr. McDonell recounts a career editing writers like Hunter S. Thompson, Peter Matthiessen and Thomas McGuane.