Marilynne Robinson

Marilynne Robinson
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Marilynne Robinson is the recipient of a 2012 National Humanities Medal, awarded by President Barack Obama, for “her grace and intelligence in writing.” She is the author of Gilead, winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Critics Circle Award, and Home, winner of the Orange Prize and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and a finalist for the National Book Award. Her first novel, Housekeeping, won the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award. Robinson’s nonfiction books include When I Was a Child I Read Books, Absence of Mind, The Death of Adam, and Mother Country, which was nominated for a National Book Award.  She teaches at the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop and lives in Iowa City.


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Gilead by Marilynne Robinson--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Marilynne Robinson's novel Gilead, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Nearly 25 years after her first novel, Housekeeping, Marilynne Robinson returns with an intimate tale of three generations, from the Civil War to the 20th century: a story about fathers and sons and the spiritual battles that still rage at America's heart. In the words of Kirkus, it is a novel "as big as a nation, as quiet as thought, and moving as prayer. Matchle

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Home by Marilynne Robinson--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt of Marilynne Robinson's novel Home. Hundreds of thousands were enthralled by the luminous voice of John Ames in Gilead, Marilynne Robinson's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Home is an entirely independent, deeply affecting novel that takes place concurrently in the same locale, this time in the household of Reverend Robert Boughton, Ames's closest friend. Glory Boughton, aged thirty-eight, has returned to Gilead to care for her dying father. Soon her brother, Jack--the prodiga

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Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson--audiobook excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from the novel Housekeeping, by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson. A modern classic, Housekeeping is the story of Ruth and her younger sister, Lucille, who grow up haphazardly, first under the care of their competent grandmother, then of two comically bumbling great-aunts, and finally of Sylvie, their eccentric and remote aunt. The family house is in the small Far West town of Fingerbone set on a glacial lake, the same lake where their grandfather died in a sp

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Home by Marilynne Robinson--Excerpt II

"Listen to an audiobook excerpt from Marilynne Robinson's novel Home, read by Maggi-Meg Reed. Home is a brilliantly imagined retelling of the prodigal son parable, set at the same moment and in the same Iowa town as Robinson's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Gilead. Learn more about the novel Home at http://us.macmillan.com/home/MarilynneRobinson Read about Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson at http://us.macmillan.com/author/marilynnerobinson"

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Home by Marilynne Robinson--Excerpt I

"Listen to an audiobook excerpt of Marilynne Robinson's novel Home, read by Maggi-Meg Reed. Home is a brilliantly imagined retelling of the prodigal son parable, set at the same moment and in the same Iowa town as Robinson's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Gilead. Learn more about the novel Home at http://us.macmillan.com/home/MarilynneRobinson Read about Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson at http://us.macmillan.com/author/marilynnerobinson"

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Lila

Marilynne Robinson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A new American classic from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Gilead and Housekeeping Marilynne Robinson, one of the greatest novelists of our time,...


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When I Was a Child I Read Books

Marilynne Robinson
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A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice A New York Times Bestseller A New York Magazine Best Book of the Year An Economist Best Book of the Year...


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Home

Marilynne Robinson
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WINNER OF THE ORANGE PRIZE 2009 A 2008 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE A New York Times Bestseller A Washington...


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Gilead

Marilynne Robinson
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Twenty-four years after her first novel, Housekeeping, Marilynne Robinson returns with an intimate tale of three generations from the Civil War to the...


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The Death of Adam

Marilynne Robinson
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In this award-winning collection, the bestselling author of Gilead offers us other ways of thinking about history, religion, and society. Whether rescuing...


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Housekeeping

Marilynne Robinson
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A modern classic, Housekeeping is the story of Ruth and her younger sister, Lucille, who grow up haphazardly, first under the care of their competent...


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Mother Country

Marilynne Robinson
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At the time when Robinson wrote this book, the largest known source of radioactive contamination of the world's environment was a government-owned nuclear...


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