March 11, 2012 9:06 AM

Book review | Pulitzer winner Marilynne Robinson lays down her beliefs in a series of enlightening essays

A professor at the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Marilynne Robinson is best known for her fiction, but at her best she’s a wise, droll and incisive essayist. The pieces in “Wondrous Love” concern faith, education, family, writing and reading, and aside from an occasional penchant for defensiveness, they’re enlightening and a pleasure to read.

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