Biography for When I Was a Child I Read Books

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Marilynne Robinson is the author of the novels Housekeeping (FSG, 1981),Gilead (FSG, 2004), winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and Home (FSG, 2008), and three books of nonfiction,Mother Country (FSG, 1989), The Death of Adam (1998) and Absence of Mind(2010). She teaches at the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop.