Marilynne Robinson

Marilynne Robinson appears in the following:

Marilynne Robinson on Her New Novel, Lila

Monday, October 20, 2014

The author returns to the town of Gilead, the setting of her earlier novel, to tell the story of a girl on the fringes of society who finds a new life in an Iowa town.


Marilynne Robinson on Reading and Thinking

Monday, August 27, 2012

Novelist and essayist Marilynne Robinson talks about her new collection of essays, When I Was a Child I Read Books. She tackles the global debt crisis, the charged political and social political climate, the role of generosity in Christian faith, and talks about her own childhood in Idaho.

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April’s Book: Housekeeping, by Marilynne Robinson

Thursday, April 05, 2012

Marilynne Robinson explores themes of love, loneliness, and survival in her debut novel Housekeeping. Published in 1980, it tells the story of Ruth and Lucille, two sisters growing up with only each for emotional support as they live with various relations in a remote town in the Far West.

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Marilynne Robinson’s New Novel

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Marilynne Robinson talks about her new novel Home. It’s a companion piece to her earlier Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Gilead.

Marilynne Robinson will be at the 92nd St. Y
Thurs. Sept. 25 at 8:00 pm
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Home Issues

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Find out about some of the most exciting scientific research happening now! Also: Suzanne Farrell, one of the finest ballerinas of the 20th century. States of the Union is all about New Mexico. Marilynne Robinson on her new novel, Home. And on Underreported: why the NYC ...