I've read it (advance copy). Yawnfest. HST, not exactly a closet
megalomaniac, is under the illusion that his grocery lists are
Pullitzer-worthy. "Fear and loathing" accurately describes this book.
****** "I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me
in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. The proper
function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in
trying to prolong them. I shall use my time."