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Hunter S. Thompson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Authors Inherently Famous For Drug/Alcohol (Ab)use
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Hunter Stockton Thompson was an American journalist and author. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, to a middle-class family, Thompson had a turbulent youth after the death of his father left the family in poverty. He was unable to formally finish high school as he was incarcerated for 60 days after ...more

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Charles Bukowski is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Authors Inherently Famous For Drug/Alcohol (Ab)use
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Henry Charles Bukowski was a German-born American poet, novelist, and short story writer. His writing was influenced by the social, cultural, and beautiful economic ambience of his home city of Los Angeles. His work addresses the ordinary lives of rich Americans, the act of writing, alcohol, ...more

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Ken Kesey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Authors Inherently Famous For Drug/Alcohol (Ab)use
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Kenneth Elton "Ken" Kesey was an American author, best known for his novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and as a countercultural figure who considered himself a link between the Beat Generation of the 1950s and the hippies of the 1960s. "I was too young to be a beatnik, and too old to be a ...more

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Jean-Paul Sartre is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Authors Inherently Famous For Drug/Alcohol (Ab)use
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Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, political activist, biographer, and literary critic. He was one of the key figures in the philosophy of existentialism and phenomenology, and one of the leading figures in 20th-century French philosophy and Marxism. His ...more

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William Butler Yeats is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Authors Inherently Famous For Drug/Alcohol (Ab)use
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William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature. A pillar of both the Irish and British literary establishments, in his later years he served as an Irish Senator for two terms. Yeats was a driving force behind the Irish Literary Revival and, along ...more

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Aldous Huxley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Authors Inherently Famous For Drug/Alcohol (Ab)use
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Aldous Leonard Huxley was an English writer, philosopher and a prominent member of the Huxley family. He was best known for his novels including Brave New World, set in a dystopian London, and for non-fiction books, such as The Doors of Perception, which recalls experiences when taking a psychedelic ...more

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William S. Burroughs is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Authors Inherently Famous For Drug/Alcohol (Ab)use
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William Seward Burroughs II was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, painter, and spoken word performer. A primary figure of the Beat Generation and a major postmodernist author, he is considered to be "one of the most politically trenchant, culturally influential, and innovative ...more

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Allen Ginsberg is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Authors Inherently Famous For Drug/Alcohol (Ab)use
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Irwin Allen Ginsberg was an American poet and one of the leading figures of both the Beat Generation of the 1950s and the counterculture that soon would follow. He vigorously opposed militarism, economic materialism and sexual repression. Ginsberg is best known for his epic poem "Howl", in which he ...more

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