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Marilynne Robinson

Famous Author Discusses Gay Marriage, Guns And Christian Fear

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 05.12.2014 | Religion

NEW YORK (RNS) Pulitzer-Prize winning author Marilynne Robinson draws a wide fan base that spans lovers of serious literature, including many conserva...

Grieving Newtown: Seven Lessons In Healthy Sorrow

Greg Garrett | Posted 02.15.2013 | Religion
Greg Garrett

I've been asked to write about theology and violence after every recent mass shooting, and I am sick to death of doing so, but the Newtown shootings feel different to me.

When Literary Characters Aren't Stereotypical

Dave Astor | Posted 08.07.2012 | Books
Dave Astor

Who are your favorite non-stereotypical literary characters?

Marilynne Robinson: 'When I Was A Child I Read Books'

Posted 03.20.2012 | Books

By Madeline Crum, The Huffington Post: The following is an excerpt from "When I Was A Child I Read Books" by Marilynne Robinson [Farrar, Straus and Gi...

The Bolshoi Ballet In Theaters

Posted 03.12.2012 | Home

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Not Many Novels From Some Novelists

Dave Astor | Posted 05.02.2012 | Books
Dave Astor

There are various reasons why some authors have sparsely populated canons. Some die young or relatively young. Some deal with ill health. Some feel they've said all they want to say in their minimal output.

Fifteen of This Millennium's Top Novels

Dave Astor | Posted 10.29.2011 | Books
Dave Astor

These aren't necessarily the best novels of the past 11 years, because there are acclaimed books I've yet to read.

PHOTOS: HuffPost Editors' Picks, Books We're Loving Right Now

Posted 06.30.2011 | Books

The reporters and editors on the Huffington Post staff are serious book lovers and we wanted to know what they're reading and loving now, hoping that ...

Books That Changed The Way We Think About The Earth

flavorwire.com | Posted 06.22.2011 | Books

We may be incredibly pessimistic about the direction our country is headed at the moment, but so were many residents back in the last days of Manifest...

2011 Man Booker International Prize Finalists Announced

themanbookerprize.com | Posted 05.30.2011 | Books

The Finalists' List was announced by the chair of judges, Rick Gekoski at a press conference held at the University of Sydney, on Wednesday 30 March 2...

Religion, Science and the Ultimate Nature of Reality

Marilynne Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Marilynne Robinson

I don't claim to know what it means to say that we are made in the image of God, but I profoundly and instinctively believe it and all that it implies.

Marilynne Robinson On Jon Stewart: Why Science And Religion Should Not Be At Odds (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Marilynne Robinson, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Gilead", appeared on "The Daily Show" last night to discuss "Absence of Mind," her new non-ficti...

Marilynne Robinsin, Zoe Heller On Shortlist For World's Most Lucrative Literary Prize

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The UK author, whose other works include Notes on a Scandal, is on the eight-strong list with The Believers. British writers Ross Raisin and Robert E...

Wash Post On Faith: The Dogmatic Mind

washingtonpost.com | Marilynne Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

In the Terry Lectures that became "Absence of Mind" I hoped to raise questions about the curriculum that lies behind educated contemporary thought -- ...

How Not To Be A Horse's A#$%!: 3 Tips For When You Blow A Public Fuse

Debbie Robins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Debbie Robins

It's been a month now since American pop culture witnessed three consecutive bursts of public anger. Serena Williams, wielding her racquet as a weapon at the U.S. Open, kick-started a week in which Kanye West stole the microphone from young, doll-faced Taylor Swift at the MTV Awards, and ended with Congressman Joe Wilson shouting down the President of the United States like a British heckler.

Dan Brown, Mitch Albom, Bestselling Authors Pick Books To Give

msnbc.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Bestselling authors recommend their favorite books: Dan Brown, Jeff Kinney, Mitch Albom and more tell us which books--non-fiction, novels, cookbooks, ...

Women Sweep Literature Prizes

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Is it an accident, the judging panels, a mini-trend or are the tides turning? With the sweep of this year's literary awards, all eyes are on the women...

BIG NEWS: Women Can Write!

The Huffington Post | Erica Jong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We have known that women could write since Sappho invented love poetry 2600 years ago. Emily Dickinson, Charlotte Bronte, Jane Austen, George Eliot co...