Marilynne Robinson wins Pulitzer and National Book Critics Circle Awards for Fiction
Marilynne Robinson, whose first novel Housekeeping, won the PEN/Faulkner prize when it was published twenty-three years ago, won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction with her second novel, Gilead (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2004).
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