When I Was a Child I Read Books
Publish date: March 13th 2012
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
, Books About Books
, Short Stories
Several essays that while I may not agree with some of them, they have made me think. :D
"I would say, for the moment, that community, at least community larger than the immediate family, consists very largely of imaginative love for people we do not know or whom we know very slightly. This thesis may be influenced by the fact that I have spent literal years of my life lovingly absorbe...
I’ll go ahead and say it: Marilynne Robinson is too smart for me. I can be a lazy reader, seeking the quick answer, the easy answer. This is not a book for lazy readers. It is not a book for simple readers.Robinson is thoughtful and compassionate and deep. She sees past the first obvious answer and...
A wonderful collection of eloquently written and thoughtfully articulated essays.
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