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Judson Women Read: About the Author

Biographical Information

Marilynne Robinson's Gilead is considered an American classic and has been compared to The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Robinson is the winner of many notable awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for Gilead. Lila, which follows the same characters as those in Gilead, is a National Book Critics Circle Award Winner and has been shortlisted for multiple awards. Robinson's prose is unhurried, painting a clear picture of American history and the lives of her characters.

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Author's Social Presence

Judson Women Read is a critical thinking activity sponsored by Project Curiosity, Judson College’s Quality Enhancement Plan.