Marilynne Robinson reviews Annie Dillard’s latest

Marilynne Robinson, author of Gilead and Housekeeping, reviews The Maytrees: Annie Dillard's books are like comets, like celestial events that remind us that the reality we inhabit is itself a celestial event, the business of eons and galaxies, however persistently we mistake its local manifestations for mere dust, mere sea, mere self, mere thought. The beauty and obsession of her work are always the integration of being, at the grandest scales of our knowledge of it, with the intimate and … [Read more...]