What do you know about Marilynne Robinson?
She is the author of the bestselling novels Home, Gilead (winner of the Pulitzer Prize), Housekeeping, and two books of nonfiction, Mother Country and The Death of Adam. She teaches at the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop.
Her notable awards include the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award (1981), the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction (2004), the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (2005), and the Orange prize for Fiction (2009).
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