Great clip of great author, being interviewed by Jon Stewart about her new book, Absence of Mind: The Dispelling of Inwardness from the Modern Myth of Self.

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c
Marilynne Robinson
Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor Tea Party

A quick quote from her brilliant Pulitzer-winning novel Gilead:

“There is no justice in love, no proportion in it, and there need not be, because in any specific instance it is only a glimpse or parable of an embracing, incomprehensible reality. It makes no sense at all because it is the eternal breaking in on the temporal. So how could it subordinate itself to cause or consequence?”