|Pub. Date||Edition||Publisher||Phys Desc.||Language||Availability|
|2015.||First edition.||Farrar, Straus and Giroux||292 pages ; 22 cm.||English|| |
Bellevue - Adult Non-Fiction
East - Adult Non-Fiction
Edmondson Pike - Adult Non-Fiction
The spirit of our times can appear to be one of joyless urgency. As a culture we have become less interested in the exploration of the glorious mind, and more interested in creating and mastering technologies that will yield material well-being. But while cultural pessimism is always fashionable, there is still much to give us hope. In The Givenness of Things, the incomparable Marilynne Robinson delivers an impassioned critique of our contemporary...