My Western Roots →
Lynne Perednia (@Perednia) on Twitter reminds us of the title essay, ‘My Western Roots,’ from the aforementioned forthcoming book. Phil linked this previously, but it’s worth a relink, given the context of the new book: When I was a child I read books. My reading was not indiscriminate. I preferred books that were old and thick and dull and hard. I made vocabulary lists. More like this please.
Confirmed: A new Marilynne Robinson book of... →
Via our friend Adam Fleming Petty (whose poetry you should be reading), we confirm the earlier report of Marilynne Robinson’s next book, entitled When I Was a Child I Read Books: Essays: ‘When I was a child I read books,’ writes Robinson, ‘My reading was not indiscriminate. I preferred books that were old and thick and dull and hard… I looked to Galilee for meaning and to Spokane for...
New Marilynne Robinson book from Virago?!
A friend tips us off to this mysterious Amazon.co.uk listing, which has as yet no parallel entry on Amazon.com: When I Was a Child I Read Book [Hardcover] Marilynne Robinson (Author) Hardcover: 320 pages Publisher: Virago Press Ltd (7 Jun 2012) From the author of the magnificent, award-winning novels GILEAD and HOME comes this, a collection of wonderful, heart-warming essays about...