For my class tomorrow (which will be my last for only God knows how long), I’ll be reviewing part of Hunter S. Thompson’s work, including this essay.

Hunter S. Thompson Essay. "Open Letter To The Youth Of Our Nation" 1955 Hunter wrote this essay in 1955 for The Athenaeum Literary Association's bound yearbook, it won third prize in The Nettleroth contest. Great writing for a 18 year old, and makes for a funny read too. Young people of America, awake from your slumber of indolence and hark-en the call of the future! Do you realise you are rapidly becoming a doomed generation? Do you realise that the fate of the world and of generations to come rests on your shoulder … Read More

via Hunter S. Thompson Books

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