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The Givenness of Things

When authors publish collections of essays, we are often presented with a bizarre array of fascinating, yet completely unrelated musings that often only serve as a peep-hole into the minds of our most beloved authors. This wasn’t quite the case with Marilynne Robinson’s The Givenness of Things. In her ninth publication, Robinson has focused her […]

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Lila

With a range of diverse and thoughtful novels, Marilynne Robinson is a household name for many and somewhat of a celebrity in the literary world. Although her first book was published in 1980, Robinson spent twenty years writing non-fiction sporadically, until 2004 when she released her second novel Gilead, which won the Pulitzer Prize and […]