Tom Robbins

"Fierce Invalids"

By Tom Robbins

Published October 6, 2000 12:12AM (EDT)

Tom Robbins has been called "one of the wildest and most entertaining novelists in the world" by the Financial Times of London, and "the most dangerous writer in the world today" by Fernanda Pivano of Italy's Corriere della Sera.

He is the author of numerous books, among them Another Roadside Attraction (1971), Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1976), Still Life with Woodpecker (1980), Jitterbug Perfume (1984), and Skinny Legs and All (1990). A Southerner by birth, Robbins has lived in and around Seattle since 1962.

"Tom Robbins has a grasp on things that dazzles the brain and he's also a world-class storyteller." --Thomas Pynchon.

Listen now to an excerpt from Robbins' latest, Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates (BDD Audio), read by actor Keith Szarabajka.

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