Jamison on Lila

September 20, 2014 | 1 book mentioned

“Robinson resists the notion of love as an easy antidote to a lifetime of suffering or solitude, suggesting that intimacy can’t intrude on loneliness without some measure of pain.” Leslie Jamison reviews Marilynne Robinson‘s latest novel, Lila, which was recently longlisted for the National Book Award.

is a staff writer for The Millions. She lives in New York and every so often writes things at kaulielewis.wordpress.com.

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