What Are We Doing Here?: Essays

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Product Details

Price
$27.00
Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publish Date
February 20, 2018
Pages
336
Dimensions
5.8 X 1.2 X 8.4 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780374282219
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About the Author

Marilynne Robinson is the author of the novels Lila, Home, Gilead (winner of the Pulitzer Prize), and Housekeeping, and the nonfiction books The Givenness of Things, When I Was a Child I Read Books, Mother Country, The Death of Adam, and Absence of Mind. She lives in Iowa

Reviews

"[A] collection of learned, probing essays...Robinson's gorgeous, demanding, and enlightening essays, propelled by her intricate vision of unity, radiantly recharge both mind and soul." --Booklist

"A dense, eccentric book of profound and generous gifts." --Parul Seghal, The New York Times Book Review

"[Robinson's] eloquent work stands up for a compassionate faith, the value of education, and a sense of decency." --Publishers Weekly

"[A] trenchant [collection of] essays about faith, values, and history...Sharp, elegant cultural analysis." --Kirkus Reviews