Tom Stoppard is one of, if not the, most important living playwrights. His writings have covered a large range of subjects such as love, imperialism, chaos theory, horticulture, philosophy, theology, and literature among many, many others.
In this collection of interviews between Gussow and Stoppard, the reader is let into Stoppard's mind, and the playwright relates how he chooses subjects, his approach to writing, what art means to him, some of his philosophies on life, among much else. Stoppard is witty and pithy, and Gussow is a wonderful interviewer.
This book is a must for any Stoppard lovers, as it gives one complete access to his thoughts, and is highly recommended for anyone interested in the theatre or playwrighting.