Many of these essays were excellent. Robinson makes many very good points - particularly regarding those who write about others (like Calvin) without actually having read their... Read morePublished 5 days ago by L. Hunnicutt
What a refreshing change! To read someone who has actually thought deeply about who she is, and where our culture is going. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Andy
Still working my way through this, but thought provoking and beautifully written.Published 4 months ago by MG CT
some essays were tough going for the uninitiated like me, but it's true page-notching/notes-in-margin reading. this author is simply other worldly and can really write. wow.Published 4 months ago by cjaap
I give this book 3 stars because I do like her informed and cogent essay on Darwinism. She has studied the phenomenon in question, considered the opposing views, and presented her... Read morePublished 4 months ago by James Brandon
Read this book. Marilynne Robinson has a gift for bringing together social criticism, historical texts, and gorgeous, witty writing. Read morePublished 4 months ago by JWR
If you have never read her fiction, give this a chance. If you are purchasing this to make the high of reading Robinson's fiction last… don't buy this.Published 6 months ago by Mom with Ph.D.
Robinson turns her keenly analytical mind to the problem of Adamic hubris. She sees the universal adoption of Darwinian thinking by our scientific, social, political, economic, and... Read morePublished 7 months ago by James D. Rapp