Marilynne Robinson

Finalist, 2008 National Book Awards
Finalist, National Book Awards 1989
Finalist, National Book Awards 1983
Finalist, 2014 National Book Awards

Marilynne Robinson is the author of the novels Home, which was a Finalist for the National Book Award, Gilead, which won the Pulitzer Prize, and Housekeeping, which was also a Finalist for the National Book Award, and four books of nonfiction, When I Was a Child I Read Books, Mother Country, The Death of Adam, and Absence of Mind. She teaches at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.
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Home

Home book jacket, by Marilynne Robinson
ISBN 9780374299101 Farrar, Straus & Giroux
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Lila

ISBN 978-0374187613 Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The third of Robinson’s three novels set in the fictional Plains town of Gilead, Iowa, Lila tells the story of a young girl, homeless and alone after years of roaming the countryside, who steps inside a small-town church and ignites a romance and a debate that will reshape her life. More about this book >

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Marilynne Robinson

Marilynne Robinson is the author of the novels Home, which was a Finalist for the National Book Award, Gilead, which won the Pulitzer Prize, and Housekeeping, which was also a Finalist for the National Book Award, and four books of nonfiction, When I Was a Child I Read BooksMother Country, The Death of Adam, and Absence of Mind. She teaches at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

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