Oprah’s Book Club pick is not one but four books: “Gilead,” “Home,” “Lila,” and “Jack” by Marilynne Robinson. The Gilead universe follows a cast of memorable characters in small-town Iowa that reminds us how privileged we are just to be human with every sentence you read.
Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
“Quietly powerful [and] moving.” ―O, The Oprah Magazine
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award, Gilead is a hymn of praise and lamentation to the God-haunted existence that Reverend Ames loves passionately, and from which he will soon part.
Home by Marilynne Robinson
“Robinson’s prose is our flight out, a keen instrument of vision and transcendence.” —O, the Oprah Magazine
A luminous and healing book about families, family secrets, and faith from one of America’s most beloved and acclaimed authors.
Lila by Marilynne Robinson
“Marilynne Robinson’s Lila is an enthralling meditation on belief, suffering and grace.” —O, the Oprah Magazine
Marilynne Robinson returns to the town of Gilead in an unforgettable story of a girlhood lived on the fringes of society in fear, awe, and wonder.
Jack by Marilynne Robinson
“With the sublime Jack, [Marilynne Robinson] resumes and deepens her quest, extending it to the contemplation of race . . . There is richness and depth at every turn.” ―O, the Oprah Magazine
Marilynne Robinson returns to the world of Gilead with Jack, the latest novel in one of the great works of contemporary American fiction.