TITLE: Marilynne Robinson: 2012 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Marilynne Robinson
EVENT DATE: 09/22/2012
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 48 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Marilynne Robinson appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Marilynne Robinson's first novel, "Housekeeping" was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize; in 2005 she won the prize for her second novel, "Gilead," which has received universal praise. Robinson has also published numerous essays, book reviews and nonfiction books. She has been writer-in-residence or visiting professor at many universities, including the University of Kent, Amherst, and the University of Massachusetts. Robinson currently teaches at the University of Iowa Writers Workshop. Her new book of essays is "When I Was a Child I Read Books."
SERIES: National Book Festival 2012