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Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (Paperback)

by Tom Robbins

The Feel-Good Feminism of 'Even Cowgirls Get the Blues' 3

Sissy Hankshaw is built up, then taken down.  She is normalized, de-sexualized, tamed.  Sissy starts out a revolutionary and ends up a fantasy—tamed by Tom Robbins.

A Brief History of the Future: On James Gleick’s Time Travel: A History 2

Gleick’s hybrid of history, literary criticism, theoretical physics, and philosophical meditation is itself a time-jumping, head-tripping odyssey.

I'd Rather Be a Lightning Rod: On Ken Kesey, Life, and the Landscapes of the Pacific Northwest 2

I have been living in a room in a house perched on a cliff that overlooks the Oregon coast for almost a month. A window with an ocean view spans the width of my desk, but when I sit down to write, I often find myself doing anything but that.