American homes today are triple the size they were in the 1950s. And with more space has come more stuff. But a growing number of advocates say it is time to simplify. The lure of the minimalist lifestyle – and what it could mean for our health and happiness.
Twenty-four years have passed since her first critically acclaimed novel. Marilynne Robinson presents her long-awaited second novel about an aging minister reflecting on his abolitionist ancestors, spirituality, and the mysteries of life.
- Marilynne Robinson teaches at the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop and is the author of the PEN/Hemingway Award winning novel, "Housekeeping," and two books of nonfiction, "Mother Country" and "The Death of Adam."
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