Marilynne Robinson

Marilynne Robinson appears in the following:

Why Affordable Public Universities Are Vital to Our Democracy

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Pulitzer Prize-winner Marilynne Robinson explains why maintaining affordable higher education is vital to the survival and success of our democracy. 

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More Fiction That Opens Minds

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Marilynne Robinson and the novelist Angela Flournoy discuss the works of fiction that have opened their minds. 

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What It's Like to Be Interviewed by The President

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

President Obama recently sat down with writer Marilynne Robinson for a conversation about the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist's life and work.  

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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.

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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 ...