Marilynne Robinson

award-winning novelist

Guest

2014 National Book Critics Circle Award-winner for Fiction (Lila), 2005 Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist for Gilead and 2008 National Book Award finalist for Home

Marilynne Robinson on KCRW

Bookworm is joined by Marilynne Robinson to discuss Lila ( Farrar, Straus, and Giroux), the latest in a series of novels set in the backdrop of the dustbowl years.

Marilynne Robinson: Lila

Bookworm is joined by Marilynne Robinson to discuss Lila ( Farrar, Straus, and Giroux), the latest in a series of novels set in the backdrop of the dustbowl years.

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Marilynne Robinson, Part II

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Marilynne Robinson, Part I

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