For this month's Environmental Outlook: Ten years ago, Israel experienced a prolonged drought that forced the country to come up with a strategy to address water scarcity. What its experience could teach an increasingly water-starved planet.
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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