When I Was a Child I Read Books: Essays

When I Was a Child I Read Books: Essays

Marilynne Robinson


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Pulitzer Prize–Winning writer of Gilead


Marilynne Robinson has outfitted a sterling recognition as not just an enormous American novelist but in addition a rigorous philosopher and an incisive essayist. during this lucid yet impassioned assortment, Robinson expands with renewed energy the subjects that experience preoccupied her paintings. When i used to be a baby I learn Books tackles the charged political and social weather during this state, the deeply embedded position of generosity in Christian religion, and the character of individualism and the parable of the yankee West. Clear-eyed and forceful as ever, Robinson demonstrates once more why she is thought of as one in every of our crucial writers.

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