Books by Chuck Thompson

Released: Aug. 14, 2012

"A raucous road trip through the South with a funny, informed, sardonic and opinionated Yankee."
What at first appears to be a tendentious screed from the left turns out to be an often thoughtful, always irreverent examination of what the author sees as the South's heavy anchor on our ship of state. Read full book review >
Released: Dec. 18, 2009

"A witty, provocative tale that may not encourage extreme tourism but packs in plenty of local flavor and amusing anecdotes."
Veteran travel writer Thompson (Smile When You're Lying: Confessions of a Rogue Travel Writer, 2007, etc.) faces personal fears and journeys to places he has deliberately avoided his entire adult life. Read full book review >
Released: Dec. 1, 2007

"A fierce, frank skewering of the travel business and media."
An aggressively funny account of the world from an acerbic, energetic professional traveler who tells it like he sees it and has no reservations about sharing his stockpile of outrageous (mis)adventures and advice. Read full book review >