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Rituals of Housekeeping, Memories of Home: On Marilynne Robinson’s First Novel

In one of my earliest memories I am standing on a beach with my father and we are sculpting the shape of a woman’s body out of sand. In my mind it is winter—Avalon in the off-season—and I see us huddled in coats, wrapped in wool, bracing ourselves against the salt wind that blows in […] The post... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-29 08:50:18 UTC ]
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In ‘Jack,’ Marilynne Robinson’s fourth Gilead novel, a lost soul embarks on an impossible love affair

The story, set in segregated St. Louis, follows a White thief and a Black teacher whose lives intersect. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-21 08:45:03 UTC ]
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Colson Whitehead is the youngest writer to win the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction.

It’s been quite a year for Colson Whitehead! First, he won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction (again) and then he received the Orwell Prize for political fiction. And now the Library of Congress is honoring him with their lifetime achievement prize. (Previous recipients include Toni Morrison, Denis... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-14 15:56:24 UTC ]
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Ahlberg to deliver Philippa Pearce Lecture

Bestselling picture book author Allan Ahlberg will deliver this year’s Philippa Pearce Lecture, celebrating excellence in children’s writing. The title of the talk, which will take place in Cambridge on 1st September, will be: “John Wayne and Sibelius or Train Has Rain In It A Rigmarole in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Enright, O'Hagan and Tyler on Man Booker longlist

Bill Clegg, Anne Enright, Marlon James, Laila Lalami, Tom McCarthy, Chigozie Obioma, Andrew O'Hagan, Marilynne Robinson, Anuradha Roy, Sunjeev Sahota, Anna Smaill, Anne Tyler and Hanya Yanagihara are this year's Man Booker "Dozen", longlisted for the £50,000 prize. There are five US authors on... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker Prize selections: Americans dominate the longlist

Marilynne Robinson, a novelist who was shortlisted for the Man Booker International prize in 2011 and 2013, is on the longlist with her novel 'Lila.' She's one of several American writers to make the cut. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Clegg, Yanagihara Make 2015 Man Booker Longlist

Marilynne Robinson, Anne Tyler, Hanya Yanagihara, and literary agent Bill Clegg are among the U.S. writers longlisted for this year's Man Booker Prize. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Knausgaard and Robinson on Warwick Prize longlist

Works of fiction and books published by independent presses dominate the longlist for the Warwick Prize for Writing. Big names on the list include Karl Ove Knausgaard and Marilynne Robinson. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, October 6, 2014

This week, new Marilynne Robinson, new Walter Isaacson, and the incredible "Citizen." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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