|Pages/Publication Date:||255 / 2016|
Known for his meaty seriocomic novels, Tom Robbins' shorter work has appeared in publications ranging from Esquire to the New York Times. Collected here for the first time, the essays, articles, observations—and even some unusual country music lyrics—offer a rare overview of Robbins' eclectic sensibility.
"It is ... a great pleasure to find this psychedelic son of Mark Twain, this metaphor-slinging, myth-steeped champion of liberation directly addressing his aesthetic and spiritual concerns in this retrospective collection of essays, poetry, and short stories. Robbins' funny and astute short works shimmer with original and piquant descriptions, sensual delight, and a firm grasp of human nature and history."—Booklist