I read this NY Times interview with Marilynne Robinson, in the lead up to Lila arriving in the best sort of bookstores. Oh, how I love Marilynne. Here are some snippets that I want to keep here, for ease of my future self finding it’s way back to them. They are simply marvellous. “People,” Robinson
In other news, I am eagerly awaiting the release of Lila, Marilynne Robinson’s next novel. The character of Lila was something of an enigma in the earlier novels, and I’m looking forward to her story. How splendid does it sound from these reviews: Lila is a superb creation … The courtship of the couple—John Ames:
For something else, a little Marilynne Robinson, taken from Tales of the New Creation over at the Rabbit Room: “I feel sometimes as if I were a child who opens its eyes on the world once and sees amazing things it will never know any names for and then has to close its eyes again.
Apparently I inspired Meredith’s latest writing prompt, so I thought I might actually have a go at this one, though this will perhaps end up looking more like a list. The prompt was to write about who you would ask for dinner, what you would serve, and where. So, as I was saying, I would invite
Woot. This is good news. Marilynne’s Robinson fourth novel will be called Lila, and tell the story of John Ames’ second wife.