By Tom Blunt 5 min read
A little chemical assistance goes a long way in writing. Just ask Tom Robbins and Hunter S. Thompson, whose minds went in different, wild directions.
By Tom Blunt 3 min read
As the year draws frantically to a close, let's hear a last-ditch case from 10 authors in favor of indulgence, misadventure, and outright hedonism.
By Tom Blunt 2 min read
Humor is the quintessentially human antidote to despair. For Absurdity Day, laugh along to these 9 author quotes on the madness of life.
By Cara Cannella 4 min read
We’re hereby declaring July 22 “National Call in Well Day” in honor of Tom Robbins’ birthday. The bestselling author might be turning 77 today, but he still exudes the youthful vigor and irreverence that propelled his books Jitterbug Perfume, Still Life with Woodpecker, Skinny Legs and All, and his 1976 novel Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, later adapted into a film directed by Gus Van Sant and starring Uma Thurman, Lorraine Bracco, and Keanu Reeves.
By Susan H. Gordon 3 min read
In the News: The last installment of the late William Manchester's 'The Last Lion,' an autobiography by Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry, Ray Monk's biography on quantum physicist Robert Oppenheimer, a Tom Robbins autobiography, and an upcoming Genghis Kahn biopic.