The Best of Rolling Stone by Rolling Stone Magazine

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A twenty-fifth anniversary collection features some of the most influential articles from the magazine that redefined journalism, with works by Tom Wolfe, Hunter S. Thompson, Chet Flippo, Ellen Hopkins, and others.
 

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Published August 1, 1993 by Doubleday Dell Publishing. 509 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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Rolling Stone editor Love has assembled 37 highlights from the hip magazine's first 25 years (although inexplicably the most recent entry here is Anthony DeCurtis's July 1990 essay on the waning days

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In other essays, Joe Eszterhas tracks daredevil Evel Knievel, Howard Kohn links Karen Silkwood's death to a corrupt nuclear plant, Howard Kohn and David Weir get the inside scoop on fugitive Patty Hearst, Greil Marcus grieves for Elvis, Randall Sullivan shows how a cheerleader's murder by a less ...

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The Independent

While the magazine was revelling in the revolutionary excess of the Sixties - exemplified in this compilation by a gushing opening piece about 'a completely liberated communal environment' - it was honing a style that would outlive the decade - namely, the New Journalism of subjective, vivid part...

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