It is hard to believe that the iconic counter-culture writer Tom Robbins
is now an octogenarian. Yet reading his rollicking new memoir, Tibetan Peach Pie
, leaves little doubt that it has been a suitably wild and unconventional 82 years. Fans of Robbins, a writer who can eke out more sheer fun and joy in a single sentence than many writers can manage in their whole career, this is a must read. For those unfamiliar with Robbins, it’s never too late to love this guy, but I might suggest that you start with some of his better known novels - Still Life with Woodpecker
, Jitterbug Perfume
, Even Cowgirls get the Blues
, etc. – and then circle back to get the full story on Robbins.