Jan. 12th: James Carroll & Marilynne Robinson


In the Beginning Was the Word:
An Evening with James Carroll & Marilynne Robinson

Monday, January 12, 2015  |  7:30 PM
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Folger Shakespeare Library – Elizabethan Theatre
201 East Capitol Street SE
Washington, DC 20003 
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James_Carroll_SQJames Carroll is the author of eleven novels, most recently Warburg in Rome, and eight works of non-fiction, including the just-published Christ Actually: The Son of God for The Secular Age. His memoir An American Requiem received the National Book Award. A former Catholic priest, Carroll is a distinguished scholar-in-residence at Suffolk University and is a columnist for the Boston Globe.

“Carroll blends a solid command of modern history with a sense for the varieties of evil that have inhabited it.”  — Kirkus

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Marilynne RobinsonMarilynne Robinson is a novelist and essayist whose works include the novels Housekeeping, Gilead, Home, and Lila. Among many other honors and awards, she has received the PEN/Hemingway Award, the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, the Orange Prize, and a National Humanities Medal. Robinson teaches at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and lives in Iowa City, Iowa.

“Robinson’s moral wisdom seems inseparable from her gifts as a prose writer.” — Mark O’Connell, the New Yorker

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