Tom Robbins, who made his literary debut with Amanda (1971), became known as the main voice of the American literary counterculture. The success of Even Cowgirls Get The Blues (1976) and Still Life With Woodpecker (1980) cemented his reputation as a cult writer. His vivid language, scabrous humor, philosophical musings, heretical comments on religion and sexuality, his obsession with female heroines characterize his work.
Conversations with Tom Robbins includes over twenty interviews with the author from the mid-1970s to the present day. In it, he talks about his life, his work, his experiences in the underground movement, his influences from Eastern philosophies, the need for wit and humor in literature, and much more aspects of a fascinating life – his own.