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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, Home, winner of the Orange Prize and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and Lila, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her first novel, Housekeeping, won the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award. Robinson's nonfiction books include The Givenness of Things, 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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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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What Are We Doing Here?

What Are We Doing Here?

Marilynne Robinson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

New essays on theological, political, and contemporary themes, by the Pulitzer Prize winner

Marilynne Robinson has plumbed the human spirit in her renowned novels, including Lila,...

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What Are We Doing Here?

What Are We Doing Here?

Marilynne Robinson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

New essays on theological, political, and contemporary themes, by the Pulitzer Prize winner

Marilynne Robinson has plumbed the human spirit in her renowned novels, including Lila,...

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The Givenness of Things

The Givenness of Things

Marilynne Robinson
Picador
Picador

WITH A TWO-PART INTERVIEW BETWEEN MARILYNNE ROBINSON AND PRESIDENT OBAMA THAT FIRST APPEARED IN THE NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS

The incomparable Marilynne Robinson...

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When I Was a Child: A

When I Was a Child: A "When I Was a Child I Read Books" Essay

Marilynne Robinson; Read by the author
Macmillan Audio
Macmillan Audio

When I Was a Child: A "When I Was a Child I read Books" Essat by Marilynne Robinson

Marilynne Robinson has built a sterling reputation as a writer of sharp, subtly moving prose, not only as...

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Housekeeping

Housekeeping

Picador Modern Classics

Marilynne Robinson
Picador
Picador Modern Classics

"These pocket-sized titles are stunning....They make the perfect stocking stuffers!" - Metro

"Bought together or separately, these fiction titles are ideal stocking stuffers...

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The Givenness of Things

The Givenness of Things

Marilynne Robinson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Long-listed for the 2016 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay

The spirit of our times can appear to be one of joyless urgency. As a culture we have...

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Lila

Lila

Marilynne Robinson
Picador
Picador

The New York Times Bestseller
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST
NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER

A new American classic from the Pulitzer Prize-winning...

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Lila

Lila

Marilynne Robinson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The New York Times Bestseller
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award
National Book Award Finalist

A new American classic from...

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The Death of Adam

The Death of Adam

Marilynne Robinson
Picador
Picador

In this award-winning collection, the bestselling author of Gilead offers us other ways of thinking about history, religion, and society. Whether rescuing "Calvinism" and its creator Jean...

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When I Was a Child I Read Books

When I Was a Child I Read Books

Marilynne Robinson
Picador
Picador

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

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When I Was a Child I Read Books

When I Was a Child I Read Books

Marilynne Robinson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Marilynne Robinson has built a sterling reputation as a writer of sharp, subtly moving prose, not only as a major American novelist, but also as a rigorous thinker and incisive essayist. In When...

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Mother Country

Mother Country

Marilynne Robinson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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 plant called Sellafield, not far from Wordsworth's...

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Home

Home

Marilynne Robinson
Picador
Picador

WINNER OF THE ORANGE PRIZE 2009
A 2008 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST
WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE
A New York...

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Home

Home

Marilynne Robinson, read by Maggi-Meg Reed
Macmillan Audio
Macmillan Audio

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...

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Gilead

Gilead

Marilynne Robinson
Picador
Picador

The 2004 Pulitzer Prize winning novel
A New York Times Top-Ten Book of 2004
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction

Nearly 25 years after Housekeeping,...

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The Death of Adam

The Death of Adam

Marilynne Robinson
Picador
Picador

In this award-winning collection, the bestselling author of Gilead offers us other ways of thinking about history, religion, and society. Whether rescuing "Calvinism" and its creator Jean...

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Gilead

Gilead

Marilynne Robinson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The 2004 Pulitzer Prize winning novel
A New York Times Top-Ten Book of 2004
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction

Nearly 25 years after Housekeeping,...

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Housekeeping

Housekeeping

Marilynne Robinson
Picador
Picador

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...

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Mother Country

Mother Country

Marilynne Robinson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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 plant called Sellafield, not far from Wordsworth's...

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