Author

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Marilynne Robinson

American novelist and essayist

Marilynne Summers Robinson (born November 26, 1943) is an American novelist and essayist. Across her writing career, Robinson has received numerous awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2005, National Humanities Medal in 2012, and the 2016 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction. In 2016, Robinson was named in Time magazine's list of 100 most influential people. Robinson began teaching at the Iowa Writers' Workshop in 1991 and retired in the spring of 2016.Robinson is best known for her novels Housekeeping (1980) and Gilead (2004). Her novels are noted for their thematic depiction of faith and rural life. The subjects of her essays span numerous topics, including the relationship between religion and science, US history, nuclear pollution, John Calvin, and contemporary American politics.
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Works

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Gilead

novel by Marilynne Robinson

author: Marilynne Robinson

2004

Housekeeping

book by Marilynne Robinson

author: Marilynne Robinson

1980

Home

2008 novel by Marilynne Robinson

author: Marilynne Robinson

2008

Lila

novel by Marilynne Robinson

author: Marilynne Robinson

2014

Jack

novel by Marilynne Robinson

author: Marilynne Robinson

2020

Gilead

author: Marilynne Robinson

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