Marilynne Robinson

Marilynne Robinson is the author of the novels Housekeeping, Gilead, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and Home, and three books of nonfiction, Mother Country, The Death of Adam, and Absence of Mind. She teaches at the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

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The fourth book in Marilynne Robinson’s Gilead cycle features Jack Boughton, the prodigal son of the Presbyterian minister, Robert Boughton.

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In the second and final installment of a recent extended back-and-forth (shouldn't it be "forth and back"?) between President Obama and Marilynne Robinson in The New York Review of Books,

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“Ms. Robinson is correct to point out that liberalism and religion are not incompatible and that there are enough historical examples and living persons bearing witness to the fact.