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JackBy Marilynne RobinsonFarrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020309 pages (hardcover), $27.00 “Ah, look at all the lonely people.” These opening lyrics to the Beatles’ 1966 song “Eleanor Rigby” came to me while reading Jack, the latest book in Marilynne Robinson’s Gilead series. This is probably because the title character is so lonely. In fact, all the […]

Patricia Anders
Marilynne Robinson
Saturday, May 1st 2021

Good books that are well written are an increasing rarity these days. That is why it is always a pleasure to find a new volume from the pen of Marilynne Robinson, who is not only a novelist of distinction but also a careful and stylish essayist. In Absence of Mind she turns her attention to […]

Carl R. Trueman
Marilynne Robinson
Monday, July 2nd 2012

When Marilynne Robinson came to Philadelphia's Free Library last fall to read from her new novel, Home, she drew a crowd of loyalists. The auditorium wasn't completely packed– she was competing that night with the last of the televised presidential debates. It seemed a fitting juxtaposition, given that Robinson prefers to write about small town […]

Ann Henderson Hart
Marilynne Robinson
Friday, October 30th 2009

“Modern Reformation has championed confessional Reformation theology in an anti-confessional and anti-theological age.”

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